Yesterday was a big night at TFF. As decided by our distinguished juries, we proudly announced the top award winners of our 2013 Festival. Films like The Rocket, The Kill Team, Oxyana, Let the Fire Burn and more were honored with various prizes that will ensure that these filmmakers will have the means to continue to do great work. Congratulations again to all our winners!
We are proud to honor pioneers and groundbreakers across all fields at the fourth annual Tribeca Disruptive Innovation Awards. Co-sponsored by Accenture with media support from The Economist, the ceremony will be co-hosted by Perri Peltz and TFF co-founder and TDIA chief curator, Craig Hatkoff. Honorees include Twyla Tharp, Morgan Spurlock, Jack Andraka, and YouTube sensation, Psy.
The Trials of Muhammad Ali will celebrate its world premiere today. This documentary, included in our Special Screenings section, explores the transformation of brash boxer Cassius Clay into the spiritually enlightened heavyweight champion Muhammad Ali.
There are still some tickets left for Jîn, Broken Circle Breakdown, Genius of Marian, Run and Jump, Gasland Part II, Northwest, Patience Stone, V/H/S/2, The Motivation, and Fresh Meat.
Join us this Saturday from 10:00AM to 6:00PM for the Tribeca Family Festival and Tribeca/ESPN Sports Day. Head to Greenwich St (north of Chambers) to enjoy free filmmaking activities, chef demonstrations, games, performances, films and more for kids of all ages. We will even have a free screening of The Smurfs, hosted by Time Out Kids®, with a special guest appearance by Christina Ricci. Click here to learn more about it.
Our last Tribeca Talks® Directors Series will be held tomorrow with Clint Eastwood in conversation with Darren Aronofsky. This promises to be a riveting dialogue between the two auteurs as they discuss their craft, their careers and who knows what else. If you don’t want to brave the RUSH line, we will be livestreaming this very special Tribeca Talks® directly on our website. An archived version will be available later.
Want to spend your Saturday at the movies? You can do that. Purchase tickets while you can for a few of these great films: BIG JOY: The Adventures of James Broughton, Big Shot, Odayaka, Northwest, Farah Goes Bang, Floating Skyscrapers, Alias Ruby Blade: A Story of Love and Revolution, Taboor, Powerless, Michael H. Profession Director, Raw Herring, The Motivation, Fresh Meat, and The Machine.