The Hottest Film Festival NYC Has to Offer, in the Heart of Tribeca
The Hippest Film Festival NYC Hosts All Year
Based in the Lower Manhattan neighborhood of the same name, with screenings and events across the Big Apple, the Tribeca Film Festival has quickly become one of the premier cinematic events in New York City. Robert De Niro and a pair of benefactors cofounded the festival in 2002, aimed at reviving the artistic and cultural spirit of the area in the wake of the still-fresh attacks on September 11th, less than eight months earlier. Since then, it has gained prestige as one of the most publically open, independently focused of its kind in the world today, with audiences growing from 150,000 its first year, to upwards of three million in 2014.
What are Spring Passes?
Affordably priced for unlimited daily access to the festival's brand new home at Spring Studios (50 Varick Street), these passes are for anyone who wants to be in the know. Spring offers a hub for everyone from filmmakers and artists, to audiences and press to gather, mingle, perform, and collaborate. Passes also include access to all ticketed talks and screenings at Spring, TFF Awards Night, and a Filmmaker Party of your choosing.
This Year's Festival Highlights
Here are a few of the hottest happenings at this year's festival:
Christopher Nolan with Bennett Miller
Acclaimed director of the Batman trilogy and Inception talks about his films and process.
April 20th at 6pm
George Lucas with Stephen Colbert
The visionary Star Wars director chats with a legendary funnyman in what's sure to be a conversation everyone's talking about.
April 17th at 4pm
In honor of its 25th anniversary, Martin Scorsese's iconic film closes the festival with a remastered print and conversation with cast and crew, hosted by Jon Stewart.
April 25th at 7:30pm