Thursday, February 27, 2020

TRIBECA WINNER DEFECTS

April 27, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Two films about children whose lives have been impacted by political upheaval have won top awards at New York’s Tribeca Film Festival. War Witch, which tells of the plight of a 12-year-old girl abducted by rebels in her sub-Saharan country, won the jury prize for best narrative feature, while its young star, Rachel Mwanza won […]

TRIBECA FILM FESTIVAL TO GO ONLINE

March 24, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

The Tribeca Film Festival announced today (Thursday) that a select number of feature films that will be shown at this year’s festival (April 20-May 1) will be streamed online free of charge as well as more than a dozen short films. Moreover, the festival also plans to stream the opening press conference, red-carpet arrivals, and […]

ELTON JOHN DOCUMENTARY TO OPEN TRIBECA FILM FESTIVAL

March 3, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Writer-director Cameron Crowe’s documentary The Union, about the reunion of Elton John with his onetime idol Leon Russell, has been selected to open Robert De Niro’s Tribeca Film Festival on April 20. In an unconventional launch, the festival plans to screen the film outdoors at the North Cove at the World Financial Plaza. The screening […]

DE NIRO TO PRESIDE AT CANNES FILM FESTIVAL

January 6, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Robert De Niro has been named to serve as president of the jury at the Cannes Film Festival in May. De Niro, who founded his own film festival in New York — the Tribeca Film Festival — as part of a recovery program for the area attacked by terrorists in 2001, said that it had […]

VOLCANO GROUNDS MOVIE BIZ

April 20, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Uncertainty over the continued intensity of the Iceland volcano has caused studio executives to prepare contingency plans for the eventuality that air travel to Europe is severely disrupted or remains halted for a lengthy period. Already Paramount Pictures and Marvel Entertainment have announced that they will move next Monday’s premiere of Iron Man 2 from […]