Tribeca Film Festival Sessions Including ‘Westworld’ Panel to Stream Free on Facebook

This year’s Tribeca Film Festival will again live-stream a dozen panels and events exclusively on Facebook for free — no ticket or trip to Manhattan required.

The 12 sessions from Tribeca include the April 19 panel with HBO’s “Westworld” co-creators/showrunners/directors Jonathan Nolan and Lisa Joy, along with cast members Evan Rachel Wood (pictured above), Thandie Newton, Jeffrey Wright, and James Marsden. They’ll be talking about the upcoming season 2 premiere, slated for April 22, after it screens at the festival.

Tribeca’s Facebook live-streams also are scheduled to include sessions with Spike Lee, Alec Baldwin, Jamie Foxx, Paris Hilton, Nathan Lane, Christine Baranski, André Leon Tally, Antonio Banderas, Terrance McNally and John Legend. The 2018 Tribeca Film Festival, presented by AT&T, runs April 18-29.

The talks are available exclusively via Facebook Live on the Tribeca Film Festival Facebook page at facebook.com/tribeca. Tribeca also live-streamed 12 panels during last year’s fest on Facebook.

Here’s the schedule of sessions to be available on Facebook (all times listed are Eastern):

Thursday, April 19

  • 6 p.m.: John Legend with Sara Bareilles (Tribeca Talks: Storytellers): Sara Bareilles interviews singer, songwriter, actor, and producer John Legend.
  • 9:40 p.m.: “Westworld (Tribeca TV): Cast and creators of “Westworld” talk about the series following the season two New York premiere at Tribeca.

Friday, April 20

  • 6:30 p.m.: “Rest In Power: The Trayvon Martin Story” (Tribeca TV): For the new miniseries from Paramount Network looking at the life and legacy of Trayvon Martin — from executive producer Jay-Z — MSNBC host Joy Reid moderates a conversation with co-directors Julia Willoughby Nason and Jenner Furst; the parents of Trayvon Martin, Sybrina Fulton and Tracy Martin; executive producers Mike Gasparro and Chachi Senior; and a “special guest.”
  • 9:20 p.m.: “Genius: Picasso” (Tribeca TV): Variety’s Cynthia Littleton will moderate a conversation with Antonio Banderas, who stars as Pablo Picasso in the world premiere of the second season of the National Geographic original series, along with showrunner Ken Biller, executive producers Brian Grazer and Francie Calfo, and cast members Alex Rich, Clémence Poésy, Poppy Delevingne, and Samantha Colley.

Saturday, April 21

  • 6 p.m.: Bradley Cooper and Robert De Niro (Tribeca Talks: Storytellers): Tribeca co-founder De Deniro talks with Bradley Cooper about Cooper’s career as an actor, producer and now director. The two have worked together on films including “Silver Linings Playbook,” “American Hustle,” “Joy” and “Limitless.”

Monday, April 23

  • 6 p.m.: Jamie Foxx (Tribeca Talks: Storytellers): Session featuring the actor, musician, and comedian, who won an Oscar for his portrayal of musician Ray Charles in 2004 biopic “Ray.”
  • 9:30 p.m.: “Every Act of Life” (World Premiere, Special Screening): Playwright Terrance McNally is the subject of a new documentary, participates in a conversation led by New York magazine writer-at-large Frank Rich, with director Jeff Kaufman, actor-director Joe Mantello, and actors Nathan Lane, F. Murray Abraham, Christine Baranski, and Chita Rivera.

Tuesday, April 24

  • 8:45 p.m.: Alec Baldwin and Spike Lee (Tribeca Talks: Storytellers): Baldwin and Lee will sit down and discuss their favorite movies of all time, films that have influenced them as creators, and the power of storytelling.

Wednesday, April 25

  • 10 p.m.: “The Gospel According to André” (World Premiere – Special Screening): Director Kate Novack and André Leon Talley — the fashion editor who is the subject of the film — is joined by producer Andrew Rossi, executive producer Roger Ross Williams and producer Josh Braun for a sessions moderated by Sandra Bernhard.

Friday, April 27

  • 9:35 p.m.: “The American Meme” (World Premiere – Special Screening): For a discussion about the documentary about social-media fame, director Bert Marcus is joined by film subjects Paris Hilton, Kirill Bichutsky, Brittany Furlan, the Fat Jew and Hailey Baldwin.

Saturday, April 28

  • 2 p.m.: Writing & Showrunning for TV (Tribeca Talks: Master Class): TV writing duo Robert and Michelle King (“The Good Wife”) will sit down with “The Daily Show” executive producers Steve Bodow and Jennifer Flanz to discuss the craft of television writing.
  • 9:30 p.m.: “The Fourth Estate” (World Premiere, Closing Night): Showtime docu-series “The Fourth Estate” from director Liz Garbus chronicles the inner workings of the New York Times’ newsroom during the Trump administration’s first year. To talk about the series, Garbus is joined by Times executive editor Dean Baquet, Washington bureau chief Elisabeth Bumiller, White House correspondent Julie Davis, Washington investigative correspondent Mark Mazzetti, and “Fourth Estate” producer Jenny Carchman.

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