Tribeca Festival 2024 Sets ‘Mean Streets,’ ‘Footloose’ Anniversary Screenings

The Tribeca Festival has set its talks, reunions and retrospective screenings for its 2024 edition.

The festival’s Storytellers series will feature talks with Judd Apatow, Andy Cohen, Kieran Culkin, Michael Stipe, Laverne Cox, Kerry Washington in conversation with Nicole Avant and Jon Batiste celebrating Nat King Cole with author and music journalist Marcus J. Moore. And its Directors series will feature a conversation between director Gus Van Sant and Vito Schnabel, whom Van Sant recently directed in Feud: Capote vs. the Swans.

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Tribeca will also celebrate the 50th and 40th anniversaries of Mean Streets and Footloose, respectively, with screenings of both films followed by conversations with Martin Scorsese, Robert De Niro and Nas after Mean Streets and Kevin Bacon after Footloose. Steven Spielberg is also bringing a 50th anniversary screening of his theatrical debut, The Sugarland Express, to Tribeca and will participate in a conversation after the screening.

And the festival will continue this year’s 25th anniversary celebration of the premiere of The Sopranos with a Beacon Theatre screening of the documentary Wise Guy directed by Alex Gibney, followed by a reunion with creator David Chase, executive producer Terence Winter and the Sopranos cast.

More information about the talks, reunions and retrospectives planned for this year’s festival is available here.

The announcement comes after the festival revealed lineups in its feature film, TV, short films and audio storytelling and games sections. Tribeca also recently announced it would be expanding to Portugal with the first-ever European edition of the festival, Tribeca Festival Lisboa, running from Oct. 17-19.

The 2024 Tribeca Festival is set to run from June 5-16 in New York.

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