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2018 FILM GUIDE

SHOWING 19 FILMS IN THE SECTION 'SPECIAL SCREENINGS'
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THE AMERICAN MEME

  • Section: Special Screenings
  • Release Year: 2018
  • Runtime: 95 minutes
  • Directed By: Bert Marcus
  • Country: USA
Paris Hilton, the Fat Jew, and Brittany Furlan have all used social media to achieve massive internet fame. But, American Meme explores, is it worth it? Read More

SCREENING TIMES

FRI4/278:00 PMTribeca Festival HubTribeca Festival Hub (NOTE)RUSH

After the screening: A conversation with director Bert Marcus, subjects Paris Hilton, Kirill Bichutsky, Brittany Furlan, The Fat Jew and Hailey Baldwin.

SAT4/2810:30 PMCinépolis Chelsea 3CIN-03RUSH
SUN4/296:30 PMRegal Cinemas Battery Park 11-5REGAL-05RUSH
Documentary, Tribeca Film Festival Alumni
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BATHTUBS OVER BROADWAY

  • Section: Special Screenings
  • Release Year: 2018
  • Runtime: 87 minutes
  • Directed By: Dava Whisenant
  • Country: USA
Comedy writer Steve Young’s assignment to scour bargain-bin vinyl for a Late Night segment becomes an unexpected, decades-spanning obsession when he stumbles upon the strange and hilarious world of industrial musicals in this musical-comedy-documentary. Read More

SCREENING TIMES

SAT4/212:00 PMBMCC Tribeca PACBMCC (NOTE)PASSED

After the screening: A conversation with members of the cast and a special performance inspired by the film with surprise guests.

MON4/235:00 PMCinépolis Chelsea 6CIN-06PASSED
THU4/268:45 PMCinépolis Chelsea 5CIN-05RUSH
SAT4/284:00 PMCinépolis Chelsea 9CIN-09RUSH
New York, Comedy, Documentary, Music, Female Director(s), First Time Filmmaker, Female Screenwriter(s)
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BLUE NOTE RECORDS: BEYOND THE NOTES

  • Section: Special Screenings
  • Release Year: 2018
  • Runtime: 85 minutes
  • Directed By: Sophie Huber
  • Country: Switzerland, USA
This is the history of Blue Note Records, the label that, since 1939, has recorded jazz giants ranging from Miles Davis to Robert Glasper—revolutionizing not only music, but also the world. Read More

SCREENING TIMES

MON4/238:00 PMTribeca Festival HubTribeca Festival Hub (NOTE)PASSED

After the screening: A special guest performance by Blue Note artists Robert Glasper, Derrick Hodge, and Kendrick Scott.

TUE4/243:00 PMCinépolis Chelsea 9CIN-09LIMITED
WED4/2510:00 PMCinépolis Chelsea 8CIN-08RUSH
THU4/268:15 PMRegal Cinemas Battery Park 11-6REGAL-06RUSH
Documentary, Music, Female Director(s)
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CAMPUS MOVIE FEST + TRIBECA: TRIBECA CAMPUS DOCS

  • Section: Special Screenings
  • Runtime: 60 minutes
Tribeca teamed up with Campus Movie Fest, the world's largest student film festival, where students across the country made short docs. The best from each campus event were viewed by a jury who selected the top eight films to screen at Tribeca. Read More

SCREENING TIMES

SAT4/283:00 PMRegal Cinemas Battery Park 11-9REGAL-09LIMITED
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EVERY ACT OF LIFE

  • Section: Special Screenings
  • Release Year: 2018
  • Runtime: 92 minutes
  • Directed By: Jeff Kaufman
  • Country: USA
Every Act of Life presents a revealing portrait of four-time Tony-winning playwright Terrence McNally’s groundbreaking, six-decade career in the theater, fight for LGBTQ rights, and triumph over addiction. Read More

SCREENING TIMES

MON4/238:00 PMSVA Theater 2 BeatriceSVA2-Beatrice (NOTE)PASSED

After the screening: A conversation with director Jeff Kaufman, playwright Terrence McNally, actor/director Joe Mantello, and actors F. Murray Abraham, Nathan Lane. Moderated by New York Magazine writer-at-large Frank Rich.

TUE4/245:00 PMCinépolis Chelsea 6CIN-06LIMITED
WED4/256:15 PMCinépolis Chelsea 2CIN-02LIMITED
THU4/264:00 PMCinépolis Chelsea 9CIN-09RUSH
New York, LGBT
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THE GIRL AND THE PICTURE

  • Section: Special Screenings
  • Release Year: 2018
  • Runtime: 39 minutes
  • Directed By: Vanessa Roth
  • Country: China, USA
In 1937, 8-year-old Xia Shuqin witnessed the murder of her family in the horror that would become known as the Nanjing Massacre. Madame Xia, now 88, shares her legacy of family, loss and survival. Read More

SCREENING TIMES

FRI4/278:30 PMCinépolis Chelsea 3CIN-03FREE W/ TICKET
Documentary, Drama, Female Director(s), NY Director(s), Tribeca Film Festival Alumni
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THE GOSPEL ACCORDING TO ANDRé

  • Section: Special Screenings
  • Release Year: 2017
  • Runtime: 94 minutes
  • Directed By: Kate Novack
  • Country: USA
From the Deep South to the fashion capitals of the world, The Gospel According to André recounts fashion editor André Leon Talley’s storied life and career through intimate conversations, rich archival, and testimonials from fashion luminaries including Anna Wintour, Tom Ford, and Marc Jacobs. Read More

SCREENING TIMES

WED4/258:30 PMBMCC Tribeca PACBMCC (NOTE)RUSH

After the screening: A conversation with director Kate Novack and subject André Leon Talley, producer Andrew Rossi, executive producer Roger Ross Williams and producer Josh Braun. Moderated by performer Sandra Bernhard.

THU4/266:30 PMCinépolis Chelsea 8CIN-08RUSH
SAT4/282:30 PMRegal Cinemas Battery Park 11-4REGAL-04RUSH
SUN4/293:30 PMRegal Cinemas Battery Park 11-5REGAL-05RUSH
Documentary, Female Director(s), NY Director(s)
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HORSES: PATTI SMITH AND HER BAND

  • Section: Special Screenings
  • Release Year: 2018
  • Runtime: 77 minutes
  • Directed By: Steven Sebring
  • Country: USA
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 Band includes intimate backstage footage and features Patti Smith and her band, Lenny Kaye, Jay Dee Daugherty, Tony Shanahan, and Jackson Smith, joined by guitarist Jackson Smith and Flea. Read More

SCREENING TIMES

MON4/237:00 PMBeaconBeacon (NOTE)PASSED

After the screening: Patti Smith and her Band - Lenny Kaye, Jay Dee Daugherty, Tony Shanahan, and Jackson Smith - will perform the title track of Horses along with some of their signature songs.

Music
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IT'S A HARD TRUTH AIN'T IT

  • Section: Special Screenings
  • Release Year: 2018
  • Runtime: 75 minutes
  • Directed By: Madeleine Sackler
  • Country: USA
Given unprecedented access to a maximum security prison, filmmaker Madeleine Sackler worked with a group of inmates to tell their own stories, giving rise to this collaborative, intimate documentary project. Read More

SCREENING TIMES

WED4/255:45 PMSVA Theater 2 BeatriceSVA2-Beatrice (NOTE)LIMITED

It’s a Hard Truth Ain’t It is a companion piece to the Tribeca-premiering O.G. It is co-directed by thirteen men incarcerated at the Pendleton Correctional Facility in Pendleton, Indiana.

THU4/267:15 PMCinépolis Chelsea 4CIN-04RUSH
FRI4/278:45 PMRegal Cinemas Battery Park 11-3REGAL-03FREE W/ TICKET
SAT4/288:00 PMCinépolis Chelsea 6CIN-06RUSH
Documentary, Female Director(s), Tribeca Film Festival Alumni
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NETIZENS

  • Section: Special Screenings
  • Release Year: 2018
  • Runtime: 96 minutes
  • Directed By: Cynthia Lowen
  • Country: USA
In the midst of a watershed moment for gender equality, three very different women whose lives were torn apart by online harassment devote themselves to fighting back against the internet’s Wild West of unpoliced misogyny, cyberstalking, and nonconsensual pornography. Read More

SCREENING TIMES

SUN4/222:00 PMSVA Theater 2 BeatriceSVA2-Beatrice (NOTE)PASSED

After the screening: A conversation with director Cynthia Lowen, subjects Tina Reine, Carrie Goldberg, and Anita Sarkeesian.

MON4/238:00 PMRegal Cinemas Battery Park 11-9REGAL-09PASSED
TUE4/245:15 PMRegal Cinemas Battery Park 11-6REGAL-06LIMITED
FRI4/277:30 PMCinépolis Chelsea 4CIN-04FREE W/ TICKET
New York, Female Director(s), NY Director(s), First Time Filmmaker, Female Screenwriter(s), Tribeca Film Festival Alumni
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When tickets for a screening or event are no longer available, they will be listed as RUSH. The Rush system functions as a stand-by line that will form at the venue approximately 45 minutes prior to scheduled start time. Admittance is based on availability and will begin 15 minutes prior to program start time. Rush Tickets are the same price as advance tickets payable upon entry. There is a limit of one Rush Ticket per person.