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Eastwood, Aronofsky In for Tribeca Talks: Directors Series

Clint EastwoodThe Tribeca Film Festival announced their lineup Thursday of big-name influential filmmakers who will participate in the Tribeca Talks Series.

This year’s programs include the “Tribeca Talks: Directors Series”; “Tribeca Talks: After the Movie”; “Tribeca Talks: After the Movie, Beyond the Screens: The Artist’s Angle”; “Tribeca Talks: Industry”; and “Tribeca Talks: Pen to Paper.”

From the press release, those participating in the “Tribeca Talks: Directors Series” include:

Academy Award-winning director Clint Eastwood will take part in a conversation with Academy Award-nominee Darren Aronofsky following the world premiere of “Eastwood Directs: The Untold Story.”

Director and Academy Award-nominated screenwriter Richard Linklater will be in conversation with Ethan Hawke and Julie Delpy about their “Before Sunrise” series collaboration and most recent installment, “Before Midnight.”

Emmy Award-winning director Jay Roach (“Game Change”) in conversation with actor Ben Stiller.

Writer, director and producer Mira Nair (“The Namesake,” “Monsoon Wedding”), in conversation with actress Bryce Dallas Howard.

Among the “Tribeca Talks: After the Movie” event panelists are Academy Award-winner Whoopi Goldberg, Academy Award-nominee Ellen Page, legendary author and activist Gloria Steinem and actor Adrian Grenier.

TFF also unveiled four new titles that will screen at this year’s Festival, followed by conversations with the respective filmmakers and topical experts. Paul Verhoeven’s groundbreaking film “Tricked,” whose script was crowd-sourced, will screen as part of the “Tribeca Talks: After the Movie” series, as will the  documentaries “How to Make Money Selling Drugs” and “Out of Print,” along with the world premiere screening of footage from the “Beyond: Two Souls,” a new interactive videogame currently in development by Quantic Dream and scheduled for release in October on PlayStation 3.

TFF will also feature a retrospective screening and discussion of the made-for-television film “And the Band Played On” by director Roger Spottiswoode. TFF’s conversation series is rounded out by the “Tribeca Talks: After the Movie, Beyond the Screens: The Artist’s Angle” program, which gives viewers an inside look at the lives of iconic artists and those they impact; the free “Tribeca Talks: Industry” panels designed for industry professionals to explore the evolving film business; and finally, the free “Tribeca Talks: Pen to Paper” panels, which focus on the creative writers and re-writers in the filmmaking industry.

The Tribeca Talks panel series is open to the public and will take place throughout TFF, which runs from April 17 to April 28, 2013 at locations around New York City.


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