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14th Annual Tribeca Film Festival Celebrates Storytelling in April

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The Festival runs from April 15-26. Photo courtesy of the Tribeca Film Festival

April 15, 2015 - The 2015 Tribeca Film Festival, taking place from April 15 to April 26 in New York City, celebrates filmmaking with screenings, panels, and free events.

Among the hundreds of films that will be screening during the course of the festival are several that filmed in New York City including: The Adderall Diaries, Anesthesia, Hungry Hearts, Meadowland, and Sleeping with Other People.

On Saturday, April 25, the annual fun-filled Tribeca Family Festival Street Fair will unfold along Greenwich Street between Hubert Street and Chambers Street from 10am to 6pm. The Street Fair will feature live Broadway performances, arts and crafts, food, games and activities, and much more.

Part of the street fair will be the Tribeca Studios Backlot, bringing a neighborhood street to life with all of the classic elements of filmmaking on location in New York City: lights, cameras, and action. Theatrical Teamsters Local 817 “On Location” Film Experience: Theatrical Teamsters Local 817 will be on site with a high end star trailer, a hair and make-up trailer, a camera car, and other production vehicles.

The Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment (MOME) will also be on location, celebrating the record-breaking number of episodic television programs and films shooting in NYC by inviting festivalgoers to have their picture taken in front of the “Made in NY” step and repeat. Attendees will also be able to purchase official “Made in NY” branded apparel which will be available on site.

The Tribeca Film Festival has screened more than 1,600 films from more than 80 countries since its first edition in 2002. Since inception, it has attracted an international audience of more than 4.9 million attendees, and has generated an estimated $900 million in economic activity for New York City.

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