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The Stars Come Out for Tribeca Film Institute's 2015 Gala: The World Premiere of Warner Bros. Pictures’ THE INTERN

Tribeca Film Institute hosted the World Premiere of Nancy Meyers' forthcoming The Intern, starring Tribeca's own Robert De Niro and Anne Hathaway, on Monday, September 21st, to raise funds for their year-round filmmaker, interactive, and education programs.

De Niro stars as 70-year-old widower Ben Whittaker, who, after discovering that retirement isn't all it's cracked up to be, seizes the opportunity to get back in the game by becoming a senior intern at an online fashion site, founded and run by Jules Ostin (Hathaway).

The premiere took place at the Ziegfeld Theatre followed by an exclusive after-party at Tavern on the Green.

Tribeca Film Institute champions storytellers to be catalysts for change in their communities and around the world.

Each year, TFI identifies a diverse group of exceptional filmmakers and media artists then empowers them with funding and resources to fully realize their stories and connect with audiences. Furthermore, their educational programs equips students through hands-on training and exposure to socially relevant films, offering young people the media skills necessary to be creative and productive global citizens.

Learn more about the the next generation of storytellers who will be catalysts for change around the world. Through documentary and scripted films, education programs, and interactive programs, TFI funds exceptional creators, including:

Do Not Track — a personalized documentary series around privacy and the web economy

Priya’s Shakti — an astonishing, augmented reality project designed to combat misogyny and sexual violence in India

The Enemy — an exploration of presence, violence, and war

Question Bridge — a magnificent multimedia piece that shatters stereotypical and marginalizing narratives by asking us to rethink and reimagine the experiences of black men in America.

Nas: Time is Illmatic — a hip-hop legend returns to his childhood community and rediscovers his original sources of inspiration

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