A look at the festival's party and panel scene

A select look at the party and panel scene surrounding the Tribeca Film Festival. Please note that most events require badges or tickets; parties and receptions are strictly by invitation only.

Wednesday, April 25
9 a.m. Tribeca All Access breakfast (Centrico Restaurant, 211 West Broadway)
7 p.m. Opening night: “SOS” shorts, party follows (The Winter Garden)

Thursday, April 26
5:30-7:30 p.m. DGA filmmakers reception (Target Tribeca Filmmaker Lounge, 13-17A Laight St.)
7:30 p.m. Alfred P. Sloan anniversary party (Salaam Bombay, 319 Greenwich St.)
8 p.m. “We Are Together” party (Tribeca Grand Hotel)
8 p.m. Chanel artist dinner (Bowery Hotel, 335 Bowery)
8 p.m. “Heckler” party (City Bakery, 3 W. 18th St.)
8:30 p.m. Drive-In Movie: “Dirty Dancing” (World Financial Center Plaza)
9-11:30 p.m. “Descent” party (Home, 532 W. 27th St.)
9-11:45 p.m. “Two Days in Paris” party (PM Lounge, 50 Gansevoort St.)
9 p.m.-1 a.m. Filmmaker welcome party with DJ Jazzy Jeff (Apple Store Soho, 103 Prince St.)
10:30 p.m. “Beyond Belief” party (Circle Rouge, 241 W. Broadway)
11 p.m. “Chavez” party (Maritime Hotel, 363 W. 16 St.)

Friday, April 27
9:30-11:30 a.m. Paradigm/TFF Industry & Filmmakers breakfast (W Hotel, Union Square)
7 p.m. Panel: “Bringing Home the Bacon” (BMCC TribecaPAC 2)
8 p.m.-midnight Documentary filmmaker party (Broad Street Ballroom, 41 Broad St.)
10:30 p.m.- 2:30 a.m. “The Education of Charlie Banks” party (Marquee, 289 10th Ave).
11 p.m.-3 a.m. “Lovesickness” party (S.O.B.’s, 204 Varick St.)
11:30 p.m.-2 a.m. “Suburban Girl” party (City Hall, 131 Duane St.)

Saturday, April 28
7 p.m. Panel: “Spies Like Them” (BMCC TribecaPAC 2)
7:30 p.m. “The Power of the Game” party (Tribeca Grand Hotel)
8 p.m. Tribeca All Access Awards and party (Tribeca Film Center, 375 Greenwich St.)
8-11 p.m. “Blackout” party (Exchange Hotel, 129 Front St.)
8-11 p.m. “Nobel Son” party (Tenjune, 26 Little West 12th St.)
10 p.m. “Live!” party (W Hotel, Union Square)
11 p.m. “Steep” party (Dakota Studio)

Sunday, April 29
4 p.m. Panel: “Look Who’s Laughing” (BMCC TribecaPAC2)
6:30-8:30 p.m. “Autism: The Musical” party (Knitting Factory, 74 Leonard St.)
8 p.m. “The Air I Breathe” party (Tenjune, 26 Little W. 12th St.)
8:30 p.m. Tropfest cocktail reception (Gramercy Park Hotel, Rose Bar, 2 Lexington Ave.)
9 p.m.-midnight Short filmmakers party (Tribeca Cinemas)

Monday, April 30
11 a.m.-2 p.m. Directors’ brunch (City Hall)
7 p.m. Panel: “Cinema 2.0: Me, Myself and iPod” (BMCC TribecaPAC 2)
9 p.m.-1 a.m. Kodak filmmaker & industry party (Blvd, 199 Bowery)

Tuesday, May 1
11 a.m.-2 p.m. Women’s filmmaker brunch (Soho House, 29-35 Ninth Ave.)
8:30 p.m. “Watching the Detectives” party (W Hotel, Union Square Ballroom)

Wednesday, May 2
9:30-10:30 a.m. Mayor’s Office breakfast panel (Target Tribeca Filmmaker Lounge)
5-7 p.m. Producers‘ reception (Cercle Rouge, 241 W. Broadway)
7:30 p.m. Tribeca Talks With Chris “Ludacris” Bridges (BMCC TribecaPAC 2)

Thursday, May 3
7 p.m. Awards presentation (Jing Fong, 18 Elizabeth St.)

Saturday, May 5
10 a.m.-6 p.m. Family street fair (Greenwich Street between Hubert and Duane)
10 a.m.-6 p.m. Tribeca/ESPN Sports Saturday festival (N. Moore Street, between Greenwich and West)
1 p.m. Sloan Foundation panel: “Prodigies, Nobelists and Penguins: Science and Stereotypes in the Movies” (BMCC TribecaPAC 2)
8 p.m. Closing night film: “The Gates”; party follows (BMCC TribecaPAC)

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