Gina Prince-Bythewood, Bradley Cooper, And More Slated For Tribeca Talks

Tribeca Talks: Storytellers and Directors Series return, plus a must-see Reunion lineup featuring the cast and directors of Fargo, The Five Heartbeats, and The Royal Tenenbaums.

Gina Prince-Bythewood, Bradley Cooper, And More Slated For Tribeca Talks

The Tribeca Festival has announced its lineup of Tribeca Talks and Reunion screenings, featuring conversations with game-changers in music, film, television, and business.


Tribeca Talks returns with its Directors and Storytellers series, with Bradley Cooper, Guillermo del Toro, Night Shyamalan, Gina Prince-Bythewood, and more sharing memorable moments throughout their careers.  


The festival will celebrate iconic films with its Reunion screenings, featuring the cast and directors of The Five Heartbeats, Fargo, and The Royal Tenenbaums. Acclaimed director Martin Scorsese and Academy Award-winner Robert De Niro will also discuss Raging Bulls lasting legacy, taking fans behind-the scenes to share their experience creating the masterpiece.


In addition, audiences can expect exciting conversations with Scott Rechler, CEO and Chairman of RXR Realty, and Jason Hirschhorn, CEO of REDEF, as they dive into the future of entertainment and podcasting.


“Each year the Tribeca Festival gathers the most esteemed names in film and entertainment for conversations that shine a light on the creative process,” said Jane Rosenthal, Co-Founder and CEO of Tribeca Enterprises and the Tribeca Festival. “This year we are particularly proud that we can once again convene these talented names for in-person conversations as we discuss new ways our world and business is being reshaped and reimagined.”


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Don’t miss these incredible reunions and discussions with some of entertainment’s biggest names. Check out the full lineup below.


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Gina Prince-Bythewood


This conversation series showcases the careers of influential filmmakers.

  • M. Night Shyamalan 

  • Doug Liman in conversation with Jason Hirschhorn

  • Gina Prince-Bythewood in conversation with Sanaa Lathan


Sponsored by Montefiore-Einstein

This series celebrates the illustrious careers of today’s most innovative creators, who have broken from traditional roles and pioneered their own forms of storytelling.

  • Bradley Cooper and Guillermo del Toro

  • Amy Schumer and Emily Ratajkowski

  • Scott Z. Burns and Matthew Rhys

  • Shira Haas and Ali Wentworth

  • Get Lifted’s John Legend and Mike Jackson

  • Blondie’s Debbie Harry, Clem Burke and Chris Stein 



  • Scott Rechler – “Recalibrate Reality: The Future of NY”

  • Jason Hirschhorn – “The Business of Entertainment” and “The Future of Podcasting”


Raging Bull



The Royal Tenenbaums – 20th Anniversary
Royal Tenenbaum (Gene Hackman) and his wife, Etheline (Anjelica Huston), had three children -- Chas, Margot, and Richie -- and then they separated. Chas (Ben Stiller) started buying real estate in his early teens and seemed to have an almost preternatural understanding of international finance. Margot (Gwyneth Paltrow) was a playwright and received a Braverman Grant of $50,000 in the ninth grade. Richie (Luke Wilson) was a junior champion tennis player and won the U.S. Nationals three years in a row. Virtually all memory of the brilliance of the young Tenenbaums was subsequently erased by two decades of betrayal, failure, and disaster. The Royal Tenenbaums is a hilarious, touching, and brilliantly stylized study of melancholy and redemption.

  • After the Screening: A live-streamed conversation with  Wes Anderson, Alec Baldwin, Luke Wilson, Owen Wilson,  Gwyneth Paltrow, Anjelica Huston, and Danny Glover.


Fargo – 25th Anniversary
Things go terribly awry when small-time Minnesota car salesman Jerry Lundegaard (William H. Macy) hires two thugs (Steve Buscemi and Peter Stormare) to kidnap his wife so he can collect ransom from his wealthy father-in-law. Once people start dying, the very chipper and very pregnant Police Chief Marge Gunderson (Frances McDormand) takes the case.  Is she up for this challenge? You betcha. 

  • After the Screening: An-in person conversation Joel Coen, Frances McDormand, and Steve Buscemi


The Five Heartbeats – 30th Anniversary
Five friends leave their neighborhood and head for a new type of music - Motown. Coming in on the tail end of a rhythm and blues singing group explosion, The Five Heartbeats (Robert Townsend, Michael Wright, Leon, Harry J. Lennix, Tico Wells), rise and fall within the space of seven years. Along the way, the group deals with all manner of fame and fortune distractions -- jealousy, greed, too much womanizing and drugs all take a toll. 

  • After the Screening: An in-person conversation with Robert Townsend, John Terrell, Tico Wells, Leon Robinson, James Hawthorne, Harry Lennix, Michael Wright moderated by Loren Hammonds.


The Kid


The Kid – 100th Anniversary
Charlie Chaplin was already an international star when he decided to break out of the short-film format and make his first full-length feature. The Kid doesn’t merely show Chaplin at a turning point, when he proved that he was a serious film director—it remains an expressive masterwork of silent cinema. In it, he stars as his lovable Tramp character, this time raising an orphan (a remarkable young Jackie Coogan) he has rescued from the streets. Chaplin and Coogan make a miraculous pair in this nimble marriage of sentiment and slapstick, a film that is, as its opening title card states, “a picture with a smile—and perhaps, a tear.”


Raging Bull – Restoration

Robert De Niro teams up with director Martin Scorsese to create one of cinema's eternal masterpieces. Nominated for eight Academy Awards®, including Best Picture and Best Director, this contemporary classic is "ambitious, violent, poetic and lyrical" (The New York Times). De Niro turns in a powerful, Best Actor Oscar®-winning performance as Jake La Motta, a boxer whose psychological and sexual complexities erupt into violence both in and out of the ring. Joe Pesci and Cathy Moriarty co-star.

  • Director Martin Scorsese and Robert De Niro discuss the film’s lasting legacy in a pre-recorded conversation.


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