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Tribeca Film Festival

The 23rd Tribeca Film Festival begins today and Lower Manhattan is abuzz with this year’s lineup. The festival opens this evening with the world premiere of Diane von Furstenberg: Woman in Charge and continues thru June 15th, with a wide range of film offerings.

Feature and short films remain the core of the festival programming, and will highlight politically, culturally and socially relevant films from diverse storytellers. For starters, De Niro Con celebrates 80 years of Robert De Niro will include special appearances from Martin Scorses, Quentin Tarantino, Christopher Walken, Billy Crystal, Whoopi Goldberg, John Turturro, and Nas to name a few.

Spotlight documentaries being featured include “Casa Bonita Mi Amor”, “Dust to Dust” and “It Was All A Dream” among others. Jane Fonda has also joined this years Tribeca X Lineup with Aja Naomi King allowing viewers to discover the story behind L’Oréal’s iconic “Because You’re Worth It!” campaign in the world premiere of ‘The Final Copy of IIon Specht”.

The well received Storytellers and Directors Series has earned its reputation for being the space that celebrates meaningful dialogue, diverse artistry and imaginative storytelling.  The Through Her Lens Conversations: Championing the Next Generation, will be with Emmy-winning actress and producer Kerry Washington, writer and producer Patty Jenkins, Emmy-winning composer Laura Karpman who will join moderator and Emmy-winning documentary filmmaker and journalist Perri Peltz.

For attendees who desire to experience Tribeca’s Immersive Programming, visit Mercer Labs – the new museum of art and technology in the Lower Manhattan neighborhood, where OKX is presenting an immersive lineup of world-class digital artists.

To reserve your tickets, please visit: www.tribecafilm.com

About Tribeca Film Festival

The Tribeca Film Festival was founded in 2001 by Robert De Niro, Jane Rosenthal and Craig Hatkoff to spur the economic and cultural revitalization of Lower Manhattan after the attacks on the World Trade Center. The festival brings artists and diverse audiences together to celebrate storytelling in all its forms including film, TV, music, audio storytelling, games and immersive.