As announced previously, the 2011 Tribeca Film Festival will kick off with a free outdoor screening of the world premiere of Cameron Crowes documentary, The Union, to celebrate its 10th edition and thank the New York City community for its ongoing support.
Set to premiere at 8:15 p.m. on Wednesday, April 20, at the World Financial Plaza, The Union chronicles the making of the 2010 album of the same name, a collaboration between music icons Sir Elton and Leon Russell.
While the event is free, a TFF wristband is required for admission.
Below is more information.
§ On April 20 at 4 p.m., wristbands will be distributed to the public on a first-come, first-served basis.
§ The distribution site is the BMCC Tribeca Performing Arts Centerat the West Side Highway entrance, just north of Chambers.
§ There will be a limit of two wristbands per person.
§ The screening will begin at 8:15 p.m., but programming may actually start earlier, around 7:30 p.m. Details are still being worked out.
§ Note: Venue access and capacity are at the discretion of the NYPD.
For more info, please visit www.tribecafilm.com/festival or call 866-941-FEST (3378).