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APPLE’S “DICKINSON,” STARRING ACADEMY AWARD® NOMINATED ACTRESS HAILEE STEINFELD, TO HEADLINE THE 3RD ANNUAL TRIBECA TV FESTIVAL®
Executive Producer/Star Hailee Steinfeld, Creator Alena Smith and Star Jane Krakowski to Present Highly Anticipated Apple TV+ Series on September 14 at Tribeca TV Festival
NEW YORK, NY– August 27, 2019 –Apple’s highly anticipated series “Dickinson” will be the centerpiece of Tribeca TV Festival on Saturday, September 14. “Dickinson” will make its festival premiere followed by an all-star panel discussion with Academy Award® nominated star and executive producer Hailee Steinfeld (Bumblebee, True Grit), star Jane Krakowski (“30 Rock,” "Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt”) and series creator, showrunner and executive producer Alena Smith (“The Affair,” “The Newsroom”). The half-hour comedy will debut this fall exclusively on Apple TV+, a new home for the world’s most creative storytellers.
“Dickinson” audaciously explores the constraints of society, gender and family from the perspective of rebellious young poet, Emily Dickinson (Steinfeld). Set in the 19th century, “Dickinson” is a coming-of-age story that finds Emily Dickinson to be an unexpected hero for our millennial era.
The series features a world-renowned ensemble cast, including Haliee Steinfeld, Jane Krakowski, Toby Huss, Anna Baryshnikov, Ella Hunt and Adrian Blake Enscoe.
The third annual Tribeca TV Festival takes place September 12-15. Tickets for “Dickinson” go on sale today at 1pm ET, all other tickets are currently on sale at tribecafilm.com/TVFestival.
“Dickinson” teaser trailer: https://youtu.be/_GtV9V0dBgw
Press image (photo courtesy of Apple): https://apple.box.com/s/16p4m6dqoe2930rukfymdj59t7ka56of
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About the Tribeca TV Festival:
Tribeca TV Festival brings people together to discover and celebrate episodic storytelling on any screen - from TV to online, mobile to VR. The Tribeca TV Festival is an extension of the Tribeca Film Festival. The 2019 Tribeca TV Festival partners include Gatorade.
Past Tribeca TV Festival programming included a celebration of Law & Order: SVU’s 20th anniversary, a surprise world premiere screening of Will & Grace’s reboot; a look back at 10 seasons of The Real Housewives of New York City and a special celebration of the 200th episode of Shark Tank, plus new season premieres from Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown, Ray Donovan and Madam Secretary. It has hosted exclusive post-screening conversations and Tribeca Talks with Tracey Ullman and Meryl Streep (Tracey Ullman’s Show), Oprah Winfrey (Released), Trevor Noah and the writers of The Daily Show; Bryan Cranston, Rosario Dawson, Laverne Cox, among others.
Tribeca has a history of introducing audiences to new series that went on to garner both critical acclaim and commercial success. Past TV programming at the Tribeca Film Festival included the series world premieres of Chernobyl, The Hot Zone, The Handmaid’s Tale, Genius, The Night Of, and more; plus special one-night-only conversations celebrating TV milestones such as The Simpsons’ 30th anniversary, the 25th anniversary of the finale of In Living Color, a farewell to Mr. Robot and more.
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