Top Five movie premieres at the Tribeca Film Festival this weekend

The Tribeca Film Festival is in full swing this weekend with events taking place all across New York City.

Here’s our pick of the fest’s top 5 movie premieres taking place Friday (4/20) – Sunday (4/22):


Friday, 4/20 5:30PM AMC Loews Village 7 – 3

Jon (writer/director Tom O’Brien) is well past his glory days on the football field and now coping with life as a single man in his small hometown of Fairhaven, Mass. With the decision to give up his day job on the waterfront, dedicating himself to a full-time writing career, he increasingly seeks honesty and purity in life.

Take This Waltz

Sunday, 4/22 6:00PM BMCC Tribeca PAC

Michelle Williams and Seth Rogen star as a happily married couple whose life is thrown out of order when Margot (Williams) falls in love a neighbor.


Sunday, 4/22 5:30PM SVA Theater 2 Beatrice

When James Franco signed up for an acting gig on the soap opera General Hospital, he brought along a crew to film behind-the-scenes action on set at Los Angeles’ Museum of Contemporary Art, creating a glimpse into the strange world of celebrity in both its public and private moments.


Sunday, 4/22 9:30PM BMCC Tribeca PAC

In the countryside near Canada, smooth-talking heist man Addison (Eric Bana) and his femme fatale sister Liza (Olivia Wilde) are on the run with a bag full of cash from a casino job.

Freaky Deaky

Sunday, 4/22 3:30PM SVA Theater 1 Silas

This filmed-Michigan drama follows a disgraced Detroit cop who gets a shot at a comeback when a beautiful young actress needs help taking down a powerful movie producer. After the Movie the audience is invited to stay for a conversation with director/screenwriter Charles Matthau and actors Crispin Glover, Michael Jai White, and Andy Dick.

If movie’s aren’t your thing, there’s also a Charity Soccer Game Saturday, from 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM at the Hudson River Park’s Pier 40, 353 West St, New York. You can find more details here.


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