Yesterday to close Tribeca

Anniversary screenings also announced

by Anne-Katrin Titze

The World Première of Danny Boyle’s Yesterday, starring Himesh Patel, Lily James, Kate McKinnon, and Ed Sheeran is the Closing Night selection of the 2019 Tribeca Film Festival
The World Première of Danny Boyle’s Yesterday, starring Himesh Patel, Lily James, Kate McKinnon, and Ed Sheeran is the Closing Night selection of the 2019 Tribeca Film Festival Photo: Anne-Katrin Titze

The Tribeca Film Festival has announced that Rob Reiner's This Is Spinal Tap, Ben Stiller's Reality Bites, Cameron Crowe's Say Anything..., and Francis Ford Coppola's Apocalypse Now: Final Cut will have Anniversary Screenings and the Closing Night selection is Danny Boyle’s Yesterday.

The Anniversary Screenings:-

The 40th Anniversary & Restoration of Francis Ford Coppola’s Apocalypse Now with a "new, never-before-seen restored version of the film, entitled Apocalypse Now: Final Cut" on Sunday, April 28 at 5:00pm followed by a discussion with Francis Ford Coppola at the Beacon Theatre.

Ethan Hawke stars in Ben Stiller’s Reality Bites
Ethan Hawke stars in Ben Stiller’s Reality Bites Photo: Anne-Katrin Titze

The 30th Anniversary screening of Cameron Crowe's Say Anything... on Tuesday, April 30 at 8:00pm followed by a conversation Cameron Crowe, executive producer James L Brooks, and cast members John Cusack and Ione Skye at the BMCC Tribeca Performing Arts Center.

The 25th Anniversary screening of Ben Stiller’s Reality Bites on Saturday, May 4 at 2:00pm followed by a conversation with Ben Stiller, writer Helen Childress, actors Ethan Hawke, Winona Ryder, Janeane Garofalo, Steve Zahn, producer Michael Shamberg, and executive producer Stacey Sher at the BMCC Tribeca Performing Arts Center

The 35th Anniversary screening of Rob Reiner's This Is Spinal Tap on Saturday, April 27 at 8:00pm followed by a conversation with Christopher Guest, Michael McKean, Harry Shearer, and Rob Reiner and Spinal Tap performance.

The Closing Night selection:-

Danny Boyle’s Yesterday, written by Richard Curtis, story by Jack Barth, and starring Himesh Patel, Lily James, Kate McKinnon, and Ed Sheeran on Saturday, May 4 at 6:00pm at the BMCC Tribeca Performing Arts Center.

The 18th Tribeca Film Festival runs from April 24 through May 5.

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