Tribeca Film Festival

Erykah Badu To Executive Produce Documentary on The D.O.C.

A forthcoming documentary on The D.O.C. will be executive-produced by Erykah Badu, who the rapper shares a daughter with. The… Read More

June 15, 2022

‘HARGROVE’ Honors A Jazz Giant Born Out Of The Hip-Hop Generation

HARGROVE is an intimate portrait of a progressive and complex jazz musician who consistently pushed the boundaries of the genre.… Read More

June 13, 2022

Watch the First Trailer For ‘Civil,’ Netflix’s Documentary About Ben Crump

Civil rights attorney general Ben Crump is the center of forthcoming Netflix documentary Civil, which premieres on June 19. On Juneteenth,… Read More

June 3, 2022

“He Didn’t Free Me”: A$AP Rocky Says Donald Trump Wasn’t That Helpful in Sweden Assault Trial

A$AP Rocky debuted his new documentary, Stockholm Syndrome, at the Tribeca film festival over the weekend. On Sunday night, A$AP Rocky took… Read More

June 14, 2021

From Dave Chappelle To Rick James: Six Must-See Documentaries At The 2021 Tribeca Film Festival

The 2021 Tribeca Festival includes documentaries centered around Dave Chappelle, Rick James, A$AP Rocky, Dick Gregory, and Gordon Parks. This… Read More

June 8, 2021

Dave Chappelle is Releasing a Documentary About His All-Star Comedy Retreat

The film will premiere at the closing night of Tribeca Film Festival at Radio City Music Hall. A documentary centering… Read More

May 26, 2021

‘Trayvon Martin Story’ Docuseries Reminds America That His Life Mattered As Much As His Death [Review]

Danielle A. Scruggs previewed the premiere episode of The Trayvon Martin Story and came away from the experience forever changed.… Read More

April 24, 2018

Jeffrey Wright Speaks On ‘O.G.,’ Filming In A Maximum Security Prison & What’s Next For ‘Westworld’ [Interview]

Jazmine Joyner spoke with Emmy Award winning actor Jeffrey Wright about the daunting experiences of filming O.G. and Westworld. The… Read More

April 22, 2018

The 24 Must-See Movies We Can’t Wait To Watch at the 2018 Tribeca Film Fest

With the 2018 Tribeca Film Festival right around the corner, Danielle A. Scruggs shares the films, stars and concepts that… Read More

April 5, 2018

‘Can’t Stop, Won’t Stop: The Bad Boy Story’ Celebrates 90’s Hip Hop Era Superheroes [Review]

Imagine New York in 1993, the Bedford-Stuyvesant section of Brooklyn cautioned with the phrase “Bed-Stuy Do or Die” and record… Read More

May 1, 2017

Tribeca Film Festival Says 40% Of Its Films Are Directed By Women

There were more than 4,000 short films summited to the 16th annual Tribeca Film Festival (4,385 to be exact.) The folks… Read More

March 8, 2017

REVIEW: ‘Bad Rap,’ ‘Check It’ + Others Shine At This Year’s Tribeca Film Festival

Has Tribeca finally found itself? Amidst the controversy of #OscarsSoWhite — the lack of diversity in cinema has reached an apex… Read More

April 25, 2016

Pass The Popcorn: ‘Taxi Driver’ 40th Anniversary Screening + Cast Reunion Set For Tribeca Film Festival

In 1976, visionary director Martin Scorsese tapped the talents of a still-young Robert De Niro (fresh off Coppola's The Godfather Pt.… Read More

March 18, 2016

Mary J. Blige Brings Down The House w/ “Not Loving You” At Tribeca 2015

Fans that missed out on Mary J. Blige's live set at the 2015 Tribeca Film Festival finally get a proper… Read More

May 1, 2015

Okayplayer Premiere: Watch Ava DuVernay & Q-Tip In Conversation At The Tribeca Film Festival

  Last Wednesday, Selma director Ava DuVernay and hip-hop legend Q-Tip sat down for a conversation during the Tribeca Film Festival. Okayplayer is proud… Read More

April 30, 2015

Pass The Popcorn: ‘As I Am: The Life & Times Of DJ AM’ Premieres At Tribeca Film Festival [Review]

Still in the limelight of its Tribeca Film Festival premiere, As I AM: The Life And Times of DJ AM is an… Read More

April 23, 2015