Tribeca Film Fest Adds Time’s Up Event, New Patti Smith Documentary


Time’s Up will host what it’s calling its inaugural New York event during the Tribeca Film Festival, featuring a program of conversations with organization supporters including Ashley Judd, Julianne Moore, Sarah Jessica Parker, Amber Tamblyn, Marisa Tomei, among others.

In addition to the actresses, the April 28 Time’s Up event will include activists and business leaders (see below for complete list).

“In response to the growing national movement, Tribeca Film Festival has partnered with Time’s Up to host a day of conversations with the outspoken women playing a pivotal role in raising awareness about inequality in the workplace,” the fest announced today in a statement. “Activists, storytellers, business leaders, filmmakers, lawyers, media figures, and more share their stories, seek next steps to establish the parameters for lasting change across industries and the pay spectrum.”

The day-long even “will explore how we got here, the women who came before us to make this work possible, and what’s next for Time’s Up and beyond,” say fest organizers. Net proceeds from the day will go to the Time’s Up Legal Defense Fund.

The event is planned for Saturday, April 28, 11 am at the Tribeca Festival Hub.

In other Tribeca news, the fest has added the world premiere of Steven Sebring’s documentary Horses: Patti Smith and her Band. The film captures the final concert in Smith’s tour marking the 40th anniversary of the landmark 1975 album. The doc, filmed at Los Angeles’ Wiltern Theater, will be followed by a live performance by Smith and her band at the Beacon Theatre.

The Smith event is set for Monday, April 23, 7 pm at the Beacon.

Other fest additions announced today are the world premiere of Jack: Part One, a blend of VR and immersive theater the classic fairytale Jack and the Beanstalk, as part of the fest’s Tribeca Immersive section.

Also, the Tribeca TV program added the world premiere of Enhanced, an ESPN docuseries from Executive Producers Alex Gibney and Brad Hebert, that “explores the frontiers of sports training, technology and recovery, as boundary-pushing innovations propel human athletic achievement to its limits.”

Here is additional information about the newly announced events:

Time’s Up event participants will include: Sukhinder Singh Cassidy (theBoardlist), Joanna Coles (Hearst), Amy Emmerich (Refinery29), Fatima Goss Graves (National Women’s Law Center), Christy Haubegger (CAA), Danielle Herzlich (New Jersey National Guard Sexual Assault Alliance), Saru Jayaraman (ROC United), Ashley Judd, Robbie Kaplan (Kaplan & Company, LLP), Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka (UN Women), Sienna Miller, Julianne Moore, Robin Morgan (celebrated poet and activist), Sarah Jessica Parker, Jess Morales Rocketto (National Domestic Workers Alliance), Mónica Ramírez (Alianza Nacional de Campesinas), Jurnee Smollett-Bell, Amber Tamblyn, Marisa Tomei, Rachel Tuchman (Kaplan & Company, LLP), Pam Wasserstein (New York Media), Sisters of Comedy standup created & produced by Agunda Okeyo, and more.

Horses: Patti Smith and her Band, directed by Steven Sebring and executive produced by Jimmy Iovine (USA) – World Premiere, Feature Documentary. The documentary of the last concerts of the fortieth anniversary of Patti Smith’s seminal album Horses, performed in full in sequence at the Wiltern Theater, Los Angeles. Horses: Patti Smith and her Band includes intimate backstage footage and features Patti Smith and her band, Lenny Kaye, Jay Dee Daugherty, Tony Shanahan, and Jack Petruzzelli, joined by guitarist Jackson Smith and Flea. Horses: Patti Smith and her Band will be released exclusively on Apple Music.

After the screening: Patti Smith and her Band – Lenny Kaye, Jay Dee Daugherty, Tony Shanahan, and Jack Petruzzelli – will perform the title track of Horses along with some of their signature songs. Monday, April 23, 7:00 PM, Beacon Theatre

Tribeca Immersive Jack: Part One (World Premiere) – USA Project Creator: Mathias Chelebourg Key Collaborators: Baobab Studios, Nexus Forward Step into the shoes of Jack and experience a world completely re-imagined from the classic fairytale. From Emmy Award-winning creators of INVASION!, ASTEROIDS! and Rainbow Crow comes Baobab Studios’ latest visionary VR animation: the most immersive theater work to date by Mathias Chelebourg, creator of Alice: The Virtual Reality Play.

TRIBECA TV Enhanced (ESPN) – World Premiere Executive Producers: Brad Hebert, Alex Gibney Enhanced explores the frontiers of sports training, technology, recovery, and more, as boundary-pushing innovations push human athletic achievement to its limits. After the screening: A conversation with Executive Producer Alex Gibney, Director Chai Vasarhelyi, Director Jesse Sweet, and moderated by The Hollywood Reporter’s Marisa Guthrie Screening: Thursday, April 26, 6:00 PM, Cinépolis Chelsea


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