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  • Tribeca 2014: With Nas' 'Time Is Illmatic,' a jump to another era

    NEW YORK -- The 1990s were a rich period for hip-hop, a time that saw the emergence of groups ranging from A Tribe Called Quest to N.W.A to Wu-Tang Clan (depending, of course, on which coast you favored). There was no artist more influential in that...
  • Tribeca 2014: MSG takes 50% stake in Tribeca Film Festival company

    Tribeca 2014: MSG takes 50% stake in Tribeca Film Festival company
    NEW YORK — Two New York entertainment-world fixtures are teaming, as Madison Square Garden has announced that it has taken a 50% stake in Tribeca Enterprises, the company that runs the Tribeca Film Festival. The move gives Tribeca a financial...
  • Tribeca 2014: New York Knicks doc, featuring Phil Jackson, to premiere

    As NBA fans wait to see if Phil Jackson can return the New York Knicks to glory, a new film looks to beat him to the punch. The actor-filmmaker Michael Rapaport is set to debut his documentary movie “When the Garden Was Eden” at the...
  • Art by Matthew Modine, Tony Bennett Donated For 2014 Tribeca Film Festival Winners

    Matthew Modine's photograph of Stanley Kubrick's director's chair and Tony Bennett's impressionist-inspired painting of Central Park are among the artworks donated by artists this year to the Tribeca Film Festival to be handed out to the winners of the...
  • Tribeca Film Institute Names 2014 All Access Grant Recipients

    Tribeca Film Institute, the nonprofit loosely affiliated with the Tribeca Film Festival, has tapped ten developing projects to support through its Tribeca All Access program, which includes special career development sessions during Tribeca's upcoming...
  • Tribeca Film Festival Devotes a Week to New Media and Innovation

    The Tribeca Film Festival will take its latest step toward embracing new media with the new Tribeca Innovation Week, set to run during the latter half of the 2014 festival and aimed at bringing screenwriters, filmmakers and financiers together with...
  • Tribeca 2014: Nas movie 'Time Is Illmatic' to open Tribeca Film Festival

    Tribeca 2014: Nas movie 'Time Is Illmatic' to open Tribeca Film Festival
    The Tribeca Film Festival is getting “Illmatic,” opening its annual springtime confab with “Time Is Illmatic,” a look at the influence of the classic Nas album 20 years after its release. Directed by artist One9 and written by...
  • International Star You Should Know: Veerle Baetens

    'CIRCLE' OF ATTENTION Although Antwerp-born Veerle Baetens (pronounced VERE-luh BAH-tuns) was already on the radar of most European casting directors for her work in TV and film, her incandescent turn as Elise, the bluegrass-singing mom whose daughter...
  • Tribeca Film Festival to Open with Nas Documentary 'Time is Illmatic'

    Continuing a tradition of highlighting music docs, the 2014 Tribeca Film Festival will open with the world premiere of "Time is Illmatic," a new documentary about the hip-hop musician Nas and his 1994 debut album, "Illmatic," widely considered a...
  • David Fincher in Talks to Direct Aaron Sorkin's Steve Jobs Biopic

    After delivering the critical and box office smash "The Social Network," Sony has commissioned the Facebook drama's creative team for another high-profile techie-themed biopic, this time about Apple founder and tech pioneer Steve Jobs. Sources tell...
  • Standing on the shoulders of Salsa Giants

    Standing on the shoulders of Salsa Giants
    When Celia Cruz and Hector Lavoe pushed salsa into the Latino mainstream in the 1970s, they shared the spotlight and collaborated in an elite Latin tropical ensemble called Fania All Stars. The All-Stars were part of the mega successful and New York-...