A select look at activities tied to the Tribeca film fest. Some events require tickets or are by invitation only.
Friday, April 30
NY Filmmakers party: Sponsored by NY Times, celebrating all the NY Filmmakers.
Saturday, May 1
Tea at Sugar: The Stellar Network (board members include Anthony Minghella, Jude Law and David Hare) and the Tribeca film fest host a daily schmoozathon for filmmakers and other fest participants in an informal setting. Sugar, 311 Church St. at Walker. 3-5 p.m. daily
Opening Night party: Following the premiere of “Raising Helen,” a South African-themed opening night gala fetes the foun-dation of the Cultural Exchange Board between South Africa and the Tribeca Film Festival. Winter Garden, the World Financial Center. 200 Liberty Street. 9 p.m.
Sunday, May 2
Marshall Magic: A Tribute: A tribute to filmmaker Garry Marshall moderated by TV critic Joel Siegel. UA Battery Park Sta-dium 11. 102 North End Avenue. 1-2:30 p.m.
“Tying The Knot” party: The Bubble Lounge, 228 W. Broadway. 8 p.m. Invitation only
“A Hole in One” party: Dominic, 349 Greenwich Street. 10 p.m. Invitation only
Monday, May 3
DGA reception: SoHo Grand Hotel, 310 West Broadway. 5:30 p.m.
Variety and Paper magazine’s 3rd annual Tribeca Film Festival cocktail party: Canal Room. 285 W. Broadway. 7-9 p.m. In-vitation only
“Cape of Good Hope” party: Venue TBA. 8:30 p.m.
Tuesday, May 4
Filmmaker/industry party: Sponsored by Eastman Kodak. Roy’s New York at the Marriott, 130 Washington Street. 9:30 p.m.
Vanity Fair party: The usual mix of bluebloods, bon vivants and showbiz glitterati. State Supreme Courthouse. 7:30 p.m. In-vitation only
Wednesday, May 5
Tribeca Talks: Norman Lear: A New Yorker writer pins down Norman Lear about entertainment, media and politics. Tribeca Performing Arts Center, (TPAC2). 199 Chambers Street. 8-9:30 p.m.
A Conversation with Emmanuel Beart: The French thesp — who has worked with auteurs such as Claude Chabrol, Jacques Rivette, Claude Sautet, Francois Ozon and Olivier Assayas — talks about her work in a program that will include a screening of her latest feature, Andre Techine’s “Strayed.”
“Point & Shoot” party: Marquee, 289 Tenth Ave. 11:30 p.m. Invitation only
“Coffee & Cigarettes” party: City Hall Restaurant. 131 Duane Street. 11 p.m. Invitation only
Thursday, May 6
Directors’ brunch: Sponsored by Sundance Channel. City Hall Restaurant. 131 Duane Street. 11 a.m.-1 p.m.
“The 24th Day” party: Premiere Lounge Film and Music Lounge. Soho 323. 323 West Broadway. 6-8:15 p.m. Invitation only
Jesus as Celebrity panel: Moderator Peter Jennings engages speakers Richard Fox (“Jesus in America”) and Paul Laur (mar-keting exec on “The Passion of the Christ”) about how Jesus has become Hollywood’s most bankable star. Tribeca Performing Arts Center. 199 Chambers Street. 8 p.m.
“The Last Goodbye” party: Premiere Lounge. Soho 323. 323 West Broadway. 9 p.m.- 1 a.m. Invitation only
Friday, May 7
Scorsese & Music: One-on-one with Martin Scorsese about the influence of music in his movies; With Vanity Fair’s Lisa Robinson. Stuyvesant High School. 345 Chambers Street. 6 p.m.
“Carandiru” prefilm reception: Churrascaria. 221 W. Broadway. 6 p.m. Invitation only
Filmmaker party: Sponsored by A&E Television Entertainment. Tribeca Grand Hotel, 2 Avenue of the Americas. 9:30 p.m.
Saturday, May 8
Sex & Cinema panel: John Cameron Mitchell (“Hedwig and the Angry Inch”), Sharon Stone (“Casino,” “Basic Instinct”), Laurie Parker (“In the Cut”) discuss sex and the ratings system. TPAC2, 199 Chambers Street. 6 p.m.
“Stage Beauty” party: Premiere Lounge. Soho 323. 323 West Broadway. 8 pm. Invitation only
Sunday, May 9
NY, NY: A Moviemaker’s Muse panel: Directors ary Winick (“Tadpole,” “13 Going on 30”) and Shari Springer Berman and Robert Pulcini (“American Splendor”), producers Christine Vachon (Killer Films) and Ted Hope (This Is That) discuss the attractions of filming in New York. TPAC2, 199 Chambers Street. 10 a.m.
Found In Translation: How Women Make Movies panel: Ellen Kuras (“Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind,” “Personal Velocity”), Mira Nair (“Vanity Fair,” “Hysterical Blindness”), Patty Jenkins (“Monster”) and Joan Allen (“The Contender”) debate movies, culture and the influence of women on film. TPAC2, 199 Chambers Street. 1 p.m.
Closing night party: Sponsored by Anheuser Busch.