TRIBECA FILM FESTIVAL at the Beacon Theater: The Line-up

2019 Tribeca Film Festival
Beacon Theatre

The series looks back on the Wu-Tang Clan’s career, combining intimate interviews from each of its nine living members with never-before-seen archival footage and performances. Directed by Sacha Jenkins. Executive Produced by Sacha Jenkins, Peter Bittenbender, Chris Gary and Peter J. Scalettar.
After the New York Premiere Screening: a special performance by Wu-Tang Clan
World Premiere, Feature Documentary directed by Steven Cantor and produced by Jamie Schutz. Driven by a constant need to create, Phish frontman Trey Anastasio takes on new projects, including some of his most personal music to date as well as Phish’s ambitious New Year’s Eve show at Madison Square Garden.
After the Premiere Screening: a special performance by Trey Anastasio Band
Spinal Tap is the loudest band in England and they’re making a comeback with a North American tour promoting their new album “Smell the Glove.” Marty DiBergi (Rob Reiner) sets out to make a documentary of the legendary rock band’s exploits on the road, featuring front men Nigel Tufnel (Christopher Guest) and David St. Hubbins (Michael McKean) and bassist Derek Smalls (Harry Shearer), bearing witness to the highs and lows of what makes a musician into a rock star. [Released March 2, 1984]
After the Screening: This Is Spinal Tap stars and creators Christopher Guest, Michael McKean, Harry Shearer, and Rob Reiner, will pay tribute to the band with a special musical performance and a conversation to follow.
Martin Scorsese is an Academy Award®-winning director and one of the most influential and celebrated filmmakers working today. He has directed some of the mostly highly-regarded, critically acclaimed films, including Taxi Driver, Goodfellas, Gangs of New York, The Departed, The Wolf of Wall Street and Silence. He will sit down with the Academy Award®-winning actor and frequent collaborator Robert De Niro, who he has directed in nine feature films, including his Academy Award® -winning performance as boxer Jake LaMotta in Raging Bull. This legendary duo will come together at the Beacon Theatre to reflect upon their illustrious decades of collaboration from Mean Streets to their upcoming film, The Irishman.
Francis Ford Coppola’s Apocalypse Now celebrates its 40th Anniversary with Apocalypse Now: Final Cut, a never-before-seen version of the film restored in 4K Ultra HD from the original negative. The Beacon Theatre will be outfitted for this exclusive occasion with Meyer Sound VLFC, a ground-breaking loudspeaker system engineered to output audio frequencies below the limits of human hearing, giving the audience a truly visceral experience. Francis Ford Coppola’s stunning vision of the heart of darkness in all of us remains a classic and compelling Vietnam War epic. Martin Sheen stars as Army Captain Willard, a troubled man sent on a dangerous, mesmerizing odyssey to assassinate a renegade American Colonel named Kurtz (Marlon Brando), who has succumbed to the horrors of war and barricaded himself in a remote outpost.
After the Screening: An evening with Francis Ford Coppola who will reflect on the film and discuss its elaborate restoration.
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About caroleditosti

Carole Di Tosti, Ph.D. is an Entertainment Journalist, unpublished novelist, poet and playwright. Writing is my life. When I don't write I am desolate. Carole Di Tosti has over 1000 articles, reviews, and other writings online. Carole Di Tosti writes for Theater Pizzazz and other New York theater websites; Carole Di Tost free-lanced for VERVE and wrote for Technorati for 2 years until the site changed its focus and Blogcritics which is archived. Carole Di Tosti covers premiere film festivals in the NY area:: Tribeca FF, NYFF, DOC NY, Hamptons IFF, NYJewish FF. She also covers SXSW film.

Posted on March 25, 2019, in Film Festival Screenings, Film News, Tribeca Film Festival and tagged , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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