With more than 5,000 submissions from around the world, many of the films selected for this year’s festival will be showing for the first time as North American, international or world premieres. Starting at $9 for late-night or weekday matinee tickets, festival-goers will have the opportunity to be among the films’ first viewers.
In addition to movies, the Tribeca Drive-In, Tribeca Family Festival Street Fair, ESPN Sports Film Festival and “Tribeca Talks” series provide a variety of entertainment for people of all ages.
Head to Brookfield Place, located on the Hudson River waterfront in the World Financial Center Plaza, to enjoy the Tribeca Drive-In. The free event kicks off on Thursday, April 17, at 8 pm, with the 50th anniversary showing of Disney’s “Mary Poppins.” Arrive early for Disney-themed trivia, contests and more!
Join some of the most talented people in the film industry at the “Tribeca Talks” series, which features conversations with writers, producers and directors, including Kevin Spacey, Eva Longoria, Ron Howard and Michael Douglas. Tickets for each “Tribeca Talks” event cost $30, unless otherwise noted.
On Saturday, April 26, beginning at 10 am, the Tribeca Family Festival Street Fair will feature a variety of family-fun activities and entertainment. There will be live music and special performances of current Broadway shows, arts and crafts, and local chefs and restaurants will provide live cooking demonstrations. In addition to those events, sports fans can mingle with local athletes, mascots and sports celebrities at the ESPN Sports Film Festival for a day of sports-themed activities such as baseball, hockey and golf. What makes these events even better? Both are free to enjoy!
Make a weekend out of this renowned film festival, and check into Robert De Niro’s Greenwich Hotel in Tribeca, where he helped launch the festival.
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