The Tribeca Film Festival, created by Jane Rosenthal, Robert De Niro, and Craig Hatkoff in 2002, has quickly emerged to become one of the most dominant annual film festivals in the world. Founded in the wake of 9/11, the Tribeca Film Festival has made it its mission to assist in the restoration of lower Manhattan’s prosperity and vitality. Drawing millions of viewers and celebrities each year, while simultaneously earning plenty of critical praise, the Tribeca Film Festival has clearly been an outstanding success in this pursuit. But its popularity shouldn’t come as much of a surprise. It’s housed in a city that is, after all, one of the world’s leading film-making centers.
This event has premiered hundreds
of independent documentaries, narrative features, and shorts across a wide array of genres. Attendees can watch live panels and discussions featuring some of the industry’s most celebrated filmmakers, artists, and entertainers. Over the years The Festival has boasted some hefty names: including Kobe Bryant, Tom Hanks, and Barbara Streisand. But that’s not all. Music and comedy concerts, family festivals, and sports activities are also among some of the activities open to the public.
If you’re looking for a venue to share your love of art, cinema, and film-making, look no further than the Tribeca Film Fesitval. It’s a melting pot of brilliant and creative minds. All who attend can expect to be awed by the sheer amount of artistry compacted into one neighborhood.