Tribeca Film Festival 2014
Robert De Niro and co.'s downtown film festival has long shown a spotlight on local indie features, documentaries, foreign films, the latest from big-name talent and the greatest from up-and-coming filmmakers. We've got your complete one-stop-shopping guide to this year's festival: our personal must-see picks, showtimes, ticket info, a list of nearby bars and restaurants and oh-so-much more.
When is the Tribeca Film Festival?
The 13th annual Tribeca Film Festival will take place in Lower Manhattan from Apri 16 - 27, 2014.
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Where is the Tribeca Film Festival?
A range of venues host the TFF: Bow Tie Chelsea Cinemas will be taking part, along with the Tribeca Cinemas, AMC Loews Village 7 and BMCC Tribeca PAC.
When can I buy TFF tickets?
Tickets for the Tribeca Film Festival go on sale on Monday April 14, on Sunday April 13 for downtown residents and on Tuesday April 8 for Amercian Express Cardmembers.
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Chelsea, New York, is known for its art galleries, gay scene and now the High Line. Here’s our guide to the best restaurants, bars, shops and things to do. The far west side of Chelsea—New York's premier contemporary-art district—was an edgy, semi-industrial patch before it was colonized by adventurous gallerists in the 1990s. Increasingly blue chip, it is now home to such high-profile spaces as Gagosian Gallery, Gladstone Gallery and Haunch of Venison. The development of the High Line has brought more visitors to the formerly desolate area. The verdant, elevated promenade commands great views of the surrounding architecture—a mix of industrial landmarks and gleaming new structures—and passes through the old loading dock of the former Nabisco factory, which now houses the eateries and shops of Chelsea Market. While the Chelsea gay scene has become commercialized and, to the younger set, passé, there are still some worthwhile watering holes, eateries and shops, and flea market aficionados can peruse vestiges of a sprawling hub for antiques and bric-a-brac.RECOMMENDED: Full guide to New York neighborhoods You might also like Best date spots: Chelsea K2 NightsEvery Friday night, the Rubin Museum's sleek caf morphs into the K2 Lounge, offering a special menu of Pan-Asian tapas to kick off an evening of live or deejayed music (prices vary for live concerts). Friday nights also include the "Cabaret Cinema" series: Guest speakers introduce classic films (free with $7 bar minimum) t
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The downtown fest returns; here’s what you need to see. It may have adopted a somewhat leaner and meaner attitude toward its programming than in past years, but the Tribeca Film Festival once again invades downtown Manhattan with the usual sprawling mixture of big-name Hollywood blockbusters (a new Jason Segel rom-com! The Avengers!), Amerindie and world-cinema obscurities (scrappy lo-fi offerings from Cuba, Canada and the four corners of the earth) and everything in between (the truly unclassifiable toon Consuming Spirits). Here are ten offerings from the 2012 edition that’ll help you maintain a well-balanced cinematic diet.RECOMMENDED: Full coverage of the Tribeca Film FestivalÉvocateur: The Morton Downey Jr. MovieMorton Downey Jr. grew up in the shadow of his popular-singer father until he “distinguished” himself with an in-your-face television talk show that took on hot-button issues like the Tawana Brawley rape allegations, while giving his guests and audience a chance to act out in a base, Roman Colosseum fashion. It’s a dubious legacy that this absorbing doc—which posits its subject as a pre-Beck-and-Hannity pioneer of loud punditry—examines with a heathenish affection of which “the Mouth” himself would surely approve. (Showtimes and venues)—KUHeadshot A disgraced cop disguised as a monk assassinates a politician, thereby earning a bullet in his own skull. We then find out how our fallen hero ended up progressing toward this predicament along the path of karmic r
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