Tribeca 2012 Diary: Babygirl Director Macdara Vallely

04/20/2012 10:27 am ET | Updated Jun 20, 2012

Yes, the Tribeca Film Festival brings the world to New York, but who knew the process could be so literal? In Babygirl, the very Irish director Macdara Vallely tells a very New York tale about Lena (Yanis Ynoa), a Nuyorican teen, who finds herself in the middle of a romantic triangle when her mother's lover (Flaco Navaja) turns his unwelcome attention to her.

To inaugurate our video coverage of the fest, we met up with Macdara at the film's opening night party. The interview is below.