YouTube offers shorts from Tribeca Film Festivals past and present

Looking for a little cheap entertainment, as in free? YouTube is featuring a selection of current and past shorts from the Tribeca Film Festival, including one the features a David Duchovny voiced cartoon polar bear that's BFF with Leonardo DiCaprio.

The video site is teaming with shorts (warning: you may enter and spend hours there before you realize it's waaaaay past diner time) that are worth a visit, like Ignorant Bliss of the Sun and Moon.

American Express and the film festival from now through May 17 to host the shorts in it YouTube Screening Room.

The 2011 Tribeca Film Festival has its own YouTube Channel worth a visit, although if you're more than a little tired of Ozzy Osbourne and family, you may NOT want to sit through the God Bless Ozzy Osbourne intro.

You may, however, want to take a quick peek at Soul Power, Jeff Levy-Hinte's documentary about Zaire 74, the music festival alongside the legendary Ali/Foreman Rumble in the Jungle, that brought together James Brown, Bill Withers, Celia Cruz, B.B. King, and a host of talents. It played at the 2009 Tribeca Film Festival. Click here for more

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