Tribeca2024: 23rd Tribeca Opens with Diane von Furstenberg Doc

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NEW YORK – The legendary Tribeca Film Festival, celebrating its 23rd edition, will again be the talk of New York, as it kicks off Wednesday, June 5th, with “Diane von Furstenberg: Woman in Charge.” There are the in-person thrills and an option for at-home screenings. CLICK TRIBECA 2024.

The 2024 Tribeca Festival, presented by Web3 tech company OKX, brings artists and diverse audiences together to celebrate storytelling in all its forms, including film, TV, VR, gaming, music, and online work. With strong roots in independent film, Tribeca is a platform for creative expression and immersive entertainment.

Diane von Furstenberg was only 22 years old when she had an idea that would change the fashion industry forever. The wrap dress was celebrated as a 1970s symbol of feminine power and liberation when it was first introduced, launching von Furstenberg’s career as a designer and fashion icon. Tribeca alumni Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy and Trish Dalton’s wildly entertaining portrait goes behind the scenes with Furstenberg herself as she prepares for a museum exhibition showcasing her life’s work. This event, is combined with the story of her mother, a Holocaust survivor whose influence shaped her into the determined, independent “woman in charge” she is today.

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23rd Edition: June 5th-16th, 2024
Photo credit: TribecaFilm.com

The Tribeca Festival was founded in 2002 by Jane Rosenthal, Craig Hatkoff and actor Robert De Niro as a reactive strike back at the September 11th attack in 2001 on New York City and the nearby Tribeca neighborhood.The film category in the 2024 23rd edition will showcase 103 feature films from 114 filmmakers across 48 countries – with 86 World Premieres – and will have screenings and awards for U.S. Narrative Films, World Narrative Films, Short Film Competition, Best Documentary, the Spotlight Competition and Best New Narrative and Documentary Filmmakers, among it’s presentations.

“Each year, the Tribeca Festival reflects our culture, capturing the essence of the present moment. We’re thrilled to showcase our 23rd edition, delving into captivating explorations of artificial intelligence with Demis Hassabis, thought-provoking discussions on the future of democracy, and so much more,” Tribeca Co-Founder and CEO Jane Rosenthal. “Storytelling possesses a remarkable ability to bring us together, offering hope in these challenging times. We eagerly anticipate engaging with audiences on difficult yet timely subjects.”

Trailer for “Diane von Furstenberg: Woman in Charge” …

Patrick McDonald of HollywoodChicago.com will be providing coverage of 2024 Tribeca Festival throughout the duration of the Festival.

The 2024 Tribeca Festival will take place from June 5th through June 16th. For tickets, events schedule and all information click on TribecaFilm.com

HollywoodChicago.com senior staff writer Patrick McDonald

By PATRICK McDONALD
Editor and Film Critic/Writer
HollywoodChicago.com
pat@hollywoodchicago.com

© 2024 Patrick McDonald, HollywoodChicago.com

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