First Time Fest and Tribeca Film Institute present a special “First Exposure” benefit screening of Robert De Niro’s acclaimed directorial debut, A Bronx Tale, on Monday, February 24th, at the Village East Cinema. Influential figures from the film and entertainment world will gather in NYC to celebrate first-time filmmakers with this thrilling 20th Anniversary retrospective screening.
The evening starts with an intimate cocktail reception where Robert De Niro, Chazz Palminteri and Tony Bennett are scheduled to attend, followed by the screening and an exclusive conversation with De Niro and Palminteri. Tickets are $250 ticket which includes a general admission ticket to the screening and conversation, and a $500 ticket which includes a ticket to the private reception and a ticket in reserved seating area for the screening and conversation.
Proceeds from the event benefit First Time Fest and Tribeca Film Institute.
First Time Fest is a unique film festival, which debuted in 2013 in New York City, celebrating first-time feature films and showcasing the first films of established filmmakers! FTF s a contest, a film festival and a filmmaking showcase with a Grand Prize of theatrical distribution and international sales representation. Aimed at discovering and providing exposure for the next generation of great filmmakers from around the world, FTF is a five-day event showcasing new and exciting first films from new filmmakers and the debut works of prominent filmmakers, all in an intimate, New York City setting. FTF provides audiences with an unprecedented interactive experience with veteran and novice talent. http://www.firsttimefest.com
The Second Time Around for First Time Fest is set for April 3 – 7, 2014, at FTF’s new home, NeueHouse (110 East 25th St.). NeueHouse will be the location for panels, workshops, selected film presentations, parties and filmmaker lounge.