TRIBECA FILM FESTIVAL® ANNOUNCES EXCITING ADDITIONS INCLUDING PATTI SMITH DOCUMENTARY
TRIBECA TEAMS WITH TIME'S UPTM FOR INAUGURAL NEW YORK EVENT
Tribeca Film Festival, presented by AT&T, is announcing the addition of exciting new film, TV, Tribeca Talks® and Tribeca Immersive programming, rounding out its 2018 slate.
Tribeca has added the world premiere of Horses: Patti Smith and her Band, Steven Sebring’s documentary film capturing the final performance of Patti Smith’s iconic “Horses” at the Wiltern Theater in Los Angeles as well as the 40th anniversary of the Horses album tour. Following the special screening at the Beacon Theatre, Smith and her band will perform some of their most popular songs. Tickets go on sale on Monday April 2, at 12:00 PM.
TIME’S UP will host its inaugural New York event during the Tribeca Film Festival. The program will feature compelling conversations with activists, filmmakers, storytellers, lawyers and more including early TIME’S UP supporters such as Ashley Judd and Julianne Moore as well as Fatima Goss Graves (National Women’s Law Center), Robin Morgan (celebrated poet and activist), Mónica Ramírez (Alianza Nactional de Campesinas), and more. The day will explore how we got here, the women who came before us to make this work possible, and what’s next for TIME’S UP and beyond.
In addition, Tribeca Immersive is adding the world premiere of Jack: Part One. From the Emmy Award-winning creators of INVASIONS!, ASTEROIDS! and Rainbow Crow comes Baobab Studios’ latest visionary animation that lets viewers enter the world of Jack from the classic fairytale in a groundbreaking blend of VR and immersive theater that must be seen to be believed.
The Tribeca TV program expands with the world premiere of Enhanced, an ESPN docuseries from Executive Producers Alex Gibney and Brad Hebert, that explores the frontiers of sports training, technology and recovery, as boundary-pushing innovations propel human athletic achievement to its limits.
Tickets for TIME’S UP, Enhanced, and Jack: Part One are now available on tribecafilm.com.
Following are details on the additions:
FILM – SPECIAL SCREENING
Horses: Patti Smith and her Band, directed by Steven Sebring and executive produced by Jimmy Iovine (USA) – World Premiere, Feature Documentary. The documentary of the last concerts of the fortieth anniversary of Patti Smith’s seminal album Horses, performed in full in sequence at the Wiltern Theater, Los Angeles. Horses: Patti Smith and her Bandincludes intimate backstage footage and features Patti Smith and her band, Lenny Kaye, Jay Dee Daugherty, Tony Shanahan, and Jack Petruzzelli, joined by guitarist Jackson Smith and Flea.
Horses: Patti Smith and her Band will be released exclusively on Apple Music.
After the screening: Patti Smith and her Band – Lenny Kaye, Jay Dee Daugherty, Tony Shanahan, and Jack Petruzzelli – will perform the title track of Horses along with some of their signature songs.
Monday, April 23, 7:00 PM, Beacon Theatre
TIME’S UP EVENT
In response to the growing national movement, Tribeca Film Festival has partnered with TIME’S UP to host a day of conversations with the outspoken women playing a pivotal role in raising awareness about inequality in the workplace. Activists, storytellers, business leaders, filmmakers, lawyers, media figures, and more share their stories, seek next steps to establish the parameters for lasting change across industries and the pay spectrum.
Participants will include Sukhinder Singh Cassidy (theBoardlist), Joanna Coles (Hearst), Amy Emmerich (Refinery29), Fatima Goss Graves (National Women’s Law Center), Christy Haubegger (CAA), Danielle Herzlich (New Jersey National Guard Sexual Assault Alliance), Saru Jayaraman (ROC United), Ashley Judd, Robbie Kaplan (Kaplan & Company, LLP), Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka (UN Women), Sienna Miller, Julianne Moore, Robin Morgan (celebrated poet and activist), Sarah Jessica Parker, Jess Morales Rocketto (National Domestic Workers Alliance), Mónica Ramírez (Alianza Nacional de Campesinas), Jurnee Smollett-Bell, Amber Tamblyn, Marisa Tomei, Rachel Tuchman (Kaplan & Company, LLP), Pam Wasserstein (New York Media), Sisters of Comedy standup created & produced by Agunda Okeyo, and more.
Net proceeds from the day will go to the TIME’S UP Legal Defense Fund.
Donations to the Time’s Up Legal Defense Fund can be made here https://www.gofundme.com/timesup
Saturday, April 28th, 11:00 AM, Tribeca Festival Hub.
Enhanced (ESPN) – World Premiere
Executive Producers: Brad Hebert, Alex Gibney
Enhanced explores the frontiers of sports training, technology, recovery, and more, as boundary-pushing innovations push human athletic achievement to its limits.
After the screening: A conversation with Executive Producer Alex Gibney, Director Chai Vasarhelyi, Director Jesse Sweet, and moderated by The Hollywood Reporter’s Marisa Guthrie
Screening: Thursday, April 26, 6:00 PM, Cinépolis Chelsea
Jack: Part One (World Premiere) – USA
Project Creator: Mathias Chelebourg
Key Collaborators: Baobab Studios, Nexus Forward
Step into the shoes of Jack and experience a world completely re-imagined from the classic fairytale. From Emmy Award-winning creators of INVASION!, ASTEROIDS! and Rainbow Crow comes Baobab Studios’ latest visionary VR animation: the most immersive theater work to date by Mathias Chelebourg, creator of Alice: The Virtual Reality Play.