Tribeca Film Festival Teams With Time’s Up For Inaugural New York Event

The Tribeca Film Festival has announced a number of new additions to the 2018 line up to expand on the already exciting number of films, talks, virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) showings.


Tribeca Immersive will be adding the world premiere of Jack: Part One, from the Emmy Award-winning creators of INVASIONS!, ASTEROIDS! and Rainbow Crow comes this new VR film that invites viewers into the world of Jack, based on the classic fairytale. This immersive film will combine both VR technology and immersive theater in a show that must be seen to be believed.

One of the announcements is that Tribeca has teamed up with Time’s Up to host an inaugural New York event during the Tribeca Film Festival. This event will feature a number of conversations with activists, filmmakers, storytellers, lawyers and many more including early Time’s Up supporters such as Ashley Judd and Julianne Moore. The day will explore how events have lead up to today, the women who came before to make all this possible and what is next for the Time’s Up movement.

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Elsewhere Tribeca have revealed not one but three new world premieres for a number of different films. Steven Sebring’s documentary film capturing the final performance of Patti Smith’s iconic “Horses” will be premiering. Titled Horses: Patti Smith and her Band, it will be debuting at a special screening in the Beacon Theatre, where Smith and her band will perform a number of songs. Tickets will be available to purchase for this from Monday, 2nd April.

Finally is the world premiere of Enhanced, an EPSN docuseries from the Executive Producers Alex Gibney and Brad Hebert. This expands the Tribeca TV program, exploring the frontiers of sports training, technology and recovery, as boundary-pushing innovations propel human athletic achievement to its limits.

The 2018 Tribeca Film Festival is set to take place between 18th-29th April, 2018. Tickets are available to be purchased online now and as previously covered, the Virtual Arcade, Cinema360 screenings and Storyscapes tickets will also be available from the site as well, offering attendees more content to experience. Tickets for Time’s Up, Enhanced and Jack: Part One are available to purchase from the website now as well.

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