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What to Do Today: April 21

We've created this simple guide for today's Tribeca 2016 films and events that still have tickets available.

There's no such thing as "sold out" at the Tribeca Film Festival. Even if advance tickets are no longer available, don't give up—try our Rush Tickets policy. We admit those standing in the Rush line approximately 15 minutes prior to a film or panel's scheduled start time, until a theater is at capacity. Lines begin forming approximately 45 minutes before each screening, so be sure to arrive early.

Sports Shorts
Section: Shorts Program
Skaters, ballers, and boxers populate this nonfiction program that celebrates the power of a great sports story.
TIME: 5:45 p.m.
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Folk Hero & Funny Guy
Section: US Narrative Competition
Directed and written by Jeff Grace. (USA) – World Premiere.
Alex Karpovsky and Wyatt Russell co-headline as two artistically inclined childhood friends, a comedian and a folk-rocker respectively, who set out on a tour together in hopes of regaining their “mojo” and finding love in the process. Jeff Grace's debut film offers a fresh perspective on male friendship and a music infused spin on the classic road-trip buddy comedy. With Meredith Hagner, Michael Ian Black, Hannah Simone, Heather Morris, Melanie Lynskey, David Cross.
TIME: 6:00 p.m.
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The Charro of Toluquilla (El Charro De Toluquilla)
Section: ViewpointsDirected and written by Jose Villalobos Romero. (Mexico) – International Premiere, Documentary.
Jaime García appears to be the quintessentially machismo mariachi singer, yet beneath his magnetic confidence lies a man struggling to maintain a relationship with his estranged family while living as an HIV-positive man. In Jose Villalobos Romero's remarkable cinematic debut, he utilizes vivid tableaus and stylized perspective to paint a beautifully unique and emotional portrait of a man divided. With Analia Garcia Hernandez, Rocio Hernandez, La Paloma, Andrea Dominguez, Ventura Garcia. In Spanish with subtitles.
TIME: 7:45 p.m.
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The Ride
Section: Viewpoints
Directed and written by Stéphanie Gillard. (France) – World Premiere, Documentary.
The Ride takes us along the annual 300-mile trek through the South Dakota Badlands. There, young men and women of the Lakota Sioux ride horseback and reflect upon the history of their ancestors. This intimate, stunningly photographed account captures the thoughts and emotions of the young riders and the adults who guide them along their journey.
TIME: 4:30 p.m.
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Equals
Directed by Drake Doremus, written by Nathan Parker. (USA) – US Premiere, Narrative.
Set in a sleek and stylish future world, Drake Doremus' sci-fi romance envisions an understated dystopia, where all human emotion is seen as a disease that must be treated and cured. Against this backdrop, coworkers Nia (Kristen Stewart) and Silas (Nicholas Hoult) begin to feel dangerous stirrings for one another. An A24 release.
TIME: 3:00 p.m.
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OLD FRIEND, Tyler Hurd/Wevr.

VIRTUAL ARCADE, presented by AT&T

Virtual Arcade debuts at the 2016 Festival, helping to expand the immersive entertainment slate with thirteen additional VR experiences from some of the leading creators and emerging voices in this new medium. Available April 18-23. Learn more about the Virtual Arcade here.
TIME: 12 p.m. - 11 p.m.
LOCATION: Festival Hub

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Maria Angelico and Genevieve Callaghan in MOVEMENT. Photo by Sarah Walker.

DIGITAL CREATORS MARKET

Tribeca Film Festival announces inaugural digital creators program featuring first ever marketplace for digital and online content. Tribeca Digital Creators Market will debut five anticipated premieres, along with conversations with the creators.
TIME: 11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
LOCATION: Festival Hub
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Electra Woman & Dyna Girl
Section: Tribeca Digital Creators Market Special Screening
Directed by Chris Marrs Piliero
Electra Woman & Dyna Girl puts a fresh, new twist on Sid and Marty Krofft’s cult classic ‘70s TV series. Starring YouTube sensations Grace Helbig as Electra Woman and Hannah Hart as Dyna Girl, the crime fighting duo take their super personas and crime fighting chops up a notch when they move from small town Ohio to the glitz and glamour of Los Angeles.
After the screening: a conversation with Chris Marrs Piliero, Andy Buckley, Hannah Hart, and Marty Krofft. Moderated by Refinery 29's Esther Zuckerman.
TIME: 3:00 p.m.
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Party Girl
Section: Tribeca Digital Creators Market Special Screening
Directed by Evan Beamer
A scripted comedy co-created by Lisa Schwartz and Lacey Friedman, Party Girl follows a debaucherous twenty-something as she navigates her way through adulthood while working with a band of quirky co-workers at an LA party company that specializes in kid birthdays. (New Form Digital/Maker Studios)
After the screening: a conversation with Lisa Schwartz, Lacey Friedman, Kathleen Grace, and Kendra Johnson. Moderated by People's senior editor Gillian Telling.
TIME: 1:00 p.m.
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Indigenous Media's Film Incubator Project
Section: Tribeca Digital Creators Market Special Screening
With Josh Hutcherson and Jake Avnet, powered by The Black List
The Indigenous Media Film Incubator, in partnership with actor/producer Josh Hutcherson and Michelle Hutcherson's Turkeyfoot Productions, and powered by The Black List, is aimed at discovering and mentoring emerging filmmakers. Through the incubator, Indigenous Media has committed $100,000 to produce five short films from generation-defining screenplays that feature core characters in their late teens to late twenties, one of which Hutcherson will direct. The incubator will help new storytellers navigate the process of taking their story from the page to the screen and create films that can thrive on digital/emerging platforms. There is also the potential to fund and produce feature-length films based on the shorts.
A conversation with Josh Hutcherson and Jake Avnet. Moderated by Variety's Todd Spangler.
TIME: 11:00 a.m.
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TRIBECA TALKS: After the Movie

Starring Austin Pendleton
Austin Pendleton is that quintessential character actor you might recognize. We follow Austin as he reflects on his life and craft, while his A-list peers discuss his vast influence, dogged determination, and what it means to be an original in today's celebrity-obsessed world.
After the movie: Star and subject Austin Pendleton discusses his career with fellow actors, including Olympia Dukakis, Peter Sarsgaard, George Morfogen, and Denis O'Hare, moderated by Gordon Cox (Variety).
TIME: 2:30 p.m.
LOCATION: SVA 2
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I Voted?
How do you know that your vote is recorded as intended in an election? After South Carolina candidate Alvin Greene overwhelmingly won the Senate Primary despite having not campaigned, a pandora's box of questions opened regarding the voting process, particularly in a digital age where we rely on computer systems to act with integrity despite the use outdated and unregulated technology.
After the movie: Writer-director Jason Grant Smith, executive producer Katie Couric, and more.
TIME: 5:30 p.m.
LOCATION: SVA 2
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SPECIAL SCREENING

Our City My Story
Don’t miss this free screening featuring some of the brightest young filmmakers in New York City. The films premiering will compete for awards in the scripted, documentary, and experimental genres.
TIME: 6:00 p.m.
LOCATION: Bow Tie Cinemas Chelsea 7
FREE WITH TICKET

TRIBECA TUNE IN, With media support from Vulture the entertainment and culture site from New York Magazine

Roots (History) premiere
TFF attendees will get a special opportunity to see an episode of HISTORY’s eight-hour miniseries, Roots, in advance of its Memorial Day premiere. Roots is a historical portrait of American slavery that follows one family over many generations. The lineage begins with young Kunta Kinte, who is captured in his homeland of the Gambia and transported in brutal conditions to colonial America. Recounting the journey of one family and their will to survive, Roots is an inspiring story about the desire to carry on a legacy despite enormous hardship and inhumanity.
After the episode: Conversation with select cast and directors.
TIME: 6:00 p.m.
LOCATION: SVA1

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Taxi Driver 40th Anniversary Screening and Reunion
Martin Scorsese’s powerful psychological thriller Taxi Driver will celebrate its 40th Anniversary at the 15th edition of the Festival. Starring Robert DeNiro, Jodie Foster, Albert Brooks, Leonard Harris, Peter Boyle, and Cybill Shepherd, Directed by Martin Scorsese, written by Paul Schrader and produced by Michael Phillips and Julia Phillips, the 1976 film was nominated for four Academy Awards®, including Best Picture and Best Actor for Robert De Niro; and two Golden Globes. One of TIME Magazines "all-TIME 100 Movies," Taxi Driver was called "a brilliant nightmare," by the Chicago Sun-Times and praised by the Village Voice as "a phenomenon from another day and age."
After the screening: Conversation with Martin Scorsese, Robert De Niro, Jodie Foster, Cybill Shepherd, and Paul Schrader, moderated by Kent Jones.
TIME: 7:30 p.m.
LOCATION: Beacon Theatre
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Special "Tribeca Talks" Event

Free Like the Birds
Sophie Cruz, a six-year-old girl fights to keep her family together as the threat of deporting her parents looms over her. Determined to keep her family together she travels to Washington DC, breaks through police barricades, and talks to the Pope. A girl on a mission.
After the short film: An in-depth conversation with director Paola Mendoza, producers Grace LaMorte and Joseph LaMorte, and prominent activists about immigration.
TIME: 8:30 p.m.
LOCATION: SVA 2
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