Hybrid 21st Tribeca Film Fest will open with ‘Halftime’
NEW YORK – Film festivals are reopening everywhere, and that includes New York’s prestigious Tribeca Film Festival, which begins June 8 with opening night film “Halftime.” The Fest will be in person, but there’s also an opportunity to experience “Tribeca at Home” by clicking on TRIBECAatHOME.
The 2022 Tribeca Festival, presented by Crypto Platform OKXbrings together diverse artists and audiences to celebrate storytelling in all its forms, including film, TV, VR, games, music and online work. With strong roots in independent cinema, Tribeca is a platform for creative expression and immersive entertainment.
“Halftime” is an intimate look at Jennifer Lopez as she reflects on her milestones and evolution as an artist and navigates the second half of her career. The documentary, which will premiere on Netflix on June 14, spotlights Lopez from her Super Bowl 2020 halftime show to the recent presidential inauguration. The film will be screened at the United Palace in the Washington Heights neighborhood of New York.
‘Halftime’ is the opening night film of the 2022 Tribeca Film Festival
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The Tribeca Film Festival was founded in 2002 by Jane Rosenthal, Craig Hatkoff and actor Robert De Niro in response to the September 11, 2001 attacks in New York City and the nearby neighborhood of Tribeca. The 2022 edition will present 110 feature films from 150 filmmakers in 40 countries, and will have screenings and awards for WE Narrative Films, World Narrative Films, Short Film Competition, Best Documentary, the Spotlight Competition and Best New Narrative and Documentary Filmmakers, among his presentations.
Patrick McDonald of HollywoodChicago.com will provide coverage of the 2022 Tribeca Film Festival for the duration of the festival.