The 18th Tribeca Film Festival will open at the Apollo Theater with Roger Ross Williams' documentary The Apollo on April 24 and run until May 5.

The festival will feature 103 films, with 50 per cent of the films in the three competition sections directed by women. There are 81 world premieres in the line-up. In addition to the feature films line-up, there is a full shorts programme.

View Films by Strand:

View previous years coverage of the Tribeca Film Festival festival:

Box office and information

Tribeca Latest Reviews

Maiden
Maiden
The incredible, against-all-odds story of sailor Tracy Edwards, who skippered the first all-female international crew in the 1989 Whitbread Round the World Yacht Race.
One Child Nation
One Child Nation
After becoming a mother, a filmmaker uncovers the untold history of China’s one-child policy and the generations of parents and children forever shaped by this social experiment.
Flesh Out
Flesh Out
Verida is due to marry in three months. According to a Mauritanian tradition, she has to put on a lot of weight to appeal to her husband. The weight gain process gets harder as it progresses, and Verida begins to ask herself if this is what she really wants.
In Fabric
In Fabric
Two stories about a cursed dress and its victims.
This Is Spinal Tap
This Is Spinal Tap
The ultimate spoof rockumentary follows heavy metal band Spinal Tap on a comeback tour across America.
Apocalypse Now Redux
Apocalypse Now Redux
Coppola adds 50 mins and re-edits his classic Vietnam war movie, based on The Heart Of Darkness.

Tribeca Film Festival Features

Tribeca Film Festival early bird highlights
Flesh Out, Driveways, Halston and Luce
Rhapsody in red
Peter Strickland on dreaming through films and In Fabric

Tribeca Film Festival News

2019 Tribeca Talks announced
Martin Scorsese and Guillermo del Toro among participants
Yesterday to close Tribeca
Anniversary screenings also announced
Tribeca Film Festival feature line-up announced
Ferrara, Tcheng and Fontaine among those whose work will screen
The Apollo to open Tribeca
Robert De Niro calls it "a symbol of the creative spirit of New York"
News

Filming sensations Mathieu Amalric on Pierre Léon, Jeanne Balibar and the sounds and colours of Barbara

Character arc Seth A Smith on filming with a two-year-old and bringing marbling to life in The Crescent

Keeping up appearances Marcello Martinessi on cultural conservatism and filmmaking honesty in The Heiresses

A different space Kelly Macdonald on working with Marc Turtletaub on Puzzle

Out of the past Susanna Nicchiarelli on Trine Dyrholm and the costume design in Nico, 1988

The iconic man Jonathan Baker on Becoming Iconic and Inconceivable

More news and features

Playing Now

Eye For Film continues to support festivals both locally and across the world. At the moment, we're covering:

Dundead
More chills and thrills from Scotland's sunniest city

New Directors/New Films
New York's festival dedicated to fresh voices

Viva
Spanish and Latin American film comes to the UK

Flare
The UK's premier LGBTI film festival

Glasgow Short Film Festival
Scotland's biggest short film festival.

In the Archive


Archive of festival coverage.

Daily diary and reviews from 2005-2018.

Coverage of the lynchpin German festival.