This year's top winners include the French-language film War Witch and the Spanish-language film Una Noche.
War Witch - a Kim Nguyen-directed feature which tells the story of a former African child soldier - and won the Founders Award for 'Best Narrative Feature', while star Rachel Mwanza received the award for 'Best Actress In A Narrative Feature Film'.
First-time director Lucy Mulloy's Una Noche won the 'Best Director' prize for her film about three young people fleeing their native country of Cuba. The movie also took home the 'Best Cinematography In A Narrative Feature Film' award, while its amateur actors Dariel Arrechada and Javier Nuñez Florian shared the trophy for 'Best Actor In A Narrative Feature Film'.
Writers Daniel Burman and Sergio Dubcovsky were recognised for the screenplay for Spanish-language romantic comedy All In. Indian director Nisha Pahuja's film The World Before Her, a coming-of-age story about a young woman in India, was awarded for 'Best Documentary Feature'.
There were more mainstream films at the long-running New York festival this year, including Emily Blunt and Jason Segel's Five-Year Engagement which opened the festival on April 18.
The Avengers, starring Robert Downey Jr, Chris Hemsworth, Chris Evans, Scarlett Johansson, Jeremy Renner, and Mark Ruffalo is scheduled to close the festival on on Saturday, April 28.
The Tribeca Film Festival was co-founded by Robert De Niro in 2002 to highlight independent and New York filmmakers.
During a panel discussion at this year's festival, De Niro revealed the possibility of Raging Bull and Midnight Run sequels.
Watch the trailer for War Witch below: