Friday, April 23, 2010

Tribeca Film DRIVE-IN

The three-day TRIBECA DRIVE-IN outdoor screenings begin each night at 6 p.m. with pre-film events and a movie at sundown (about 8:15 p.m.) This free event is held at the World Financial Center Plaza, located at Hudson River’s North Cove near 200 Vesey Street.

April 22 - “El Espiritu de la Salsa” (The Spirit of Salsa)
Pre-show events: live salsa bands, salsa pros, salsa lessons, dance contests “and percussive revelry for all ages.”
The movie, a documentary about lonely hearts who meet weekly at Spanish Harlem’s Santo Rico Dance School, features music by Tito Puente, Eddie Santiago, Héctor Lavoe and Norah Jones.
April 23 – “Big” 
Pre-show events: fortune tellers, carnival games, music, face painters and trivia contests.
The classic Tom Hanks comedy will be screened on Family Day by Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment as part of the studio’s 75th anniversary.
April 24 – “The Birth of Big Air”
Pre- and post- show events: BMX street tricks and freestyle demonstrations and Mat Hoffman, a.k.a. “The Condor” in person.
The movie, a Spike Jonze documentary about BMX pro Hoffman, wil make its world premiere at the ESPN at the Tribeca Drive-In event.

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