Tribeca Hits Hollywood Trying To Drum Up Interest For Upcoming 12th Edition Of Fest

As it does once each year, the very East Coast Tribeca Film Festival picked up its stakes this week and moved to the West Coast to create enthusiasm in Hollywood for this year’s 12th edition, as the fest is still trying to make its mark as it falls between Sundance and SXSW and Cannes. It opens April 17 with the world premiere of the musical documentary Mistaken For Strangers and will feature several world premieres spread among several sections and special screenings over the course of the fest, which concludes April 28th.

Tribeca’s Geoff Gilmore and his programming staff are in town all week making the rounds and also threw a splashy party Monday night at the Beverly Hilton pool to celebrate not only the 2013 festival program but also upcoming releases from Tribeca Film, the distribution arm of the company. (more…)

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