The Tribeca Film Festival will run from April 15th-26th here in New York City. American Express holders can order festival tickets on March 31st, and the general public can order tickets starting April 6th. The festival will feature the world premiere of the Arnold Schwarzenegger zombie drama Maggie as well as lots of special programming, including:
- A 40th anniversary screening of Monty Python and the Holy Grail with surviving Pythons in attendance (tickets on sale now)
- George Lucas in conversation with Stephen Colbert
- The cast and crew of Goodfellas in conversation with Jon Stewart (tickets on sale now)
- Christopher Nolan in conversation with Bennett Miller
- Brad Bird in conversation with Janeane Garofalo
- A performance by Mary J. Blige (tickets on sale now)
Alec Kubas-Meyer and I will be covering Tribeca, so keep an eye open for reviews and features. Also, if I can get tix, expect lots of embarrassing geeking out over Monty Python.
For more information about the Tribeca Film Festival, visit tribecafilm.com/festival.