Tribeca Film Festival highlights

A list of events, screenings and panels

Events and Panels

*invite-only affair

Tues., April 21

10 a.m. – Opening Press Conference, BMCC TPAC

8 p.m.-midnight – New York Filmmakers Party* hosted by New York State Loves Film, Filmmaker Lounge at Union Square Ballroom

8 p.m. – Vanity Fair Kickoff Celebration,* Courthouse

Wed., April 22

7:30 p.m. – Opening Night: Woody Allen’s “Whatever Works,”* Ziegfeld

Thurs., April 23

7:30 p.m. – Chanel Artist Awards Dinner Celebration,* Odeon

9 p.m.-midnight – Filmmaker Welcome Party* hosted by Apple, Apple Store SoHo

Fri., April 24

5 p.m. – The Big Time to the Big Screen: 30 Years of Sports Filmmaking, sponsored by ESPN, SVA Theater 2 (ticketed event)

6-8 p.m. – Narrative Filmmaker Press Meet and Greet,* Filmmaker Lounge at Union Square Ballroom

7 p.m.-midnight – Tribeca Film Institute Awards Ceremony,*City Winery

Sunset – Tribeca Drive-In outdoor screening of “Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid,” World Financial Center Plaza

Sat., April 25

Noon – Tribeca Talks: Pen to Paper — As Good as the Book? hosted by Barnes and Noble, Barnes & Noble Union Square

1 p.m. – Retrospective screening of Stanley Kramer’s “Inherit the Wind” followed by a panel discussion, SVA Theater 2 (ticketed event/Hudson badge)

9 p.m. – Tribeca/ESPN Sports Film Festival Gala — “Kobe Doin’ Work,” directed by Spike Lee followed by party, BMCC TPAC (ticketed event/Hudson badge)

Sun., April 26

Noon – Tribeca Talks: Pen to Paper — Directors as Writers, hosted by Barnes and Noble, Barnes & Noble Union Square

6-8 p.m. – Documentary Filmmaker Press Meet & Greet,* Filmmaker Lounge at Union Square Ballroom

9-11:30 p.m. – Tribeca Cast Party, sponsored by SAGIndie/Screen Actors Guild,* Bowlmor Lanes

Mon., April 27

11 a.m.-2 p.m. – Directors Brunch* hosted by the Morgans Hotel Group, Asia de Cuba

3 p.m. – Tribeca Talks: Pen to Paper — Writing Big and Small, hosted by Barnes and Noble, Barnes & Noble Union Square

4:30-6:30 p.m. – Tribeca All Access on Track* special presentations (four selected alumni showcase presentations of their works-in-progress), AMC Village VII

7 p.m. – Behind the Screens: Cathy Henkel’s “The Burning Season” panel discussion to follow, SVA Theater 1 (ticketed event/Hudson badge)

9 p.m.-midnight – Shorts Filmmaker Party hosted by Babelgum,* 92Y Tribeca

Tues., April 28

11 a.m.-1 p.m. – Face to Face : Filmmakers Meet the NY Network,* sponsored by the Mayor’s Office of Film, Theater and Broadcasting and New York State Loves Film, Gramercy Park Hotel

5-7 p.m. – Kodak Industry Cocktails, Filmmaker Lounge at Union Square Ballroom

8 p.m.-midnight – A&E Documentary Filmmaker Party,* Filmmaker Lounge at Union Square Ballroom

Wed., April 29

2 p.m. – Tribeca Talks Industry — Jonathan Parker’s “Untitled”: A Case Study for Digital Workflow, sponsored by Panavision New York, SVA Visual Arts Theater

8 p.m. – Tribeca Talks: After the Movie — Steven Soderbergh’s “The Girlfriend Experience,” panel discussion to follow, SVA Theater 2

Thurs., April 30

2 p.m. – Tribeca Talks: Industry — Film: A Matter of Choice sponsored by Kodak, SVA Visual Arts Theater

7-9 p.m. – Awards Night Party,* Filmmaker Lounge at Union Square Ballroom

7 p.m. – Behind the Screens — Mandy Stein’s “Burning Down the House: The Rise and Fall of CBGB,” panel discussion to follow, SVA Theater 1

Fri., May 1

5 p.m. – Tribeca Talks: The Future of the Independents, sponsored by the Directors Guild of America, Directors Guild Theater

6 p.m. – Tribeca Talks: Special Event – Barry Levinson’s “Poliwood” world premiere, panel discussion to follow, BMCC TPAC

8 p.m. – Tribeca Talks: After the Movie – Kirby Dick’s “Outrage,” panel discussion to follow, Directors Guild Theater

Sat., April 2

8 p.m. – Closing Night Film: Donald Petrie’s “My Life In Ruins,” BMCC TPAC

8 p.m.-1 a.m. – Awards Wrap Party,* hosted by Heineken, Tribeca Cinemas

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VENUE KEY:

BMCC TPAC – Bureau of Manhattan Community College Tribeca Performing Arts Center

SVA – School of Visual Arts

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