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Steven Sebring’s Patti Smith doc, Time’s Up event slated for Tribeca ’18

The world premiere of Steven Sebring’s feature-length documentary Horses: Patti Smith and her Band has been added to the 2018 Tribeca Film Festival lineup. Executive produced by Jimmy Iovine, the film ...
March 29, 2018

The world premiere of Steven Sebring’s feature-length documentary Horses: Patti Smith and her Band has been added to the 2018 Tribeca Film Festival lineup.

Executive produced by Jimmy Iovine, the film (pictured) captures the final performance of Patti Smith’s seminal debut album Horses, performed in full at the Wiltern Theater in Los Angeles, during the 40th anniversary of the Horses album tour.

The film will also feature backstage footage of Smith and her band, including guitarists Lenny Kaye and Jack Petruzzelli, drummer Jay Dee Daugherty, bassist Tony Shanahan, as they’re joined by guitarist Jackson Smith and bassist Flea of Red Hot Chili Peppers fame.

Following the special screening at the Beacon Theatre on April 23 at 7 p.m. ET, Smith and her band will perform the title track of Horses along with some of their signature songs.

Horses: Patti Smith and her Band will be released exclusively on Apple Music.

Elsewhere, the Tribeca TV program has expanded with the addition of Enhanced, an ESPN docuseries from executive producers Alex Gibney and Brad Hebert.

Directed by Chai Vasarhelyi, Jesse Sweet Paul Taublieb and Allison Layman, the series will explore the frontiers of sports training, technology and recovery as athletes continue to push the limits.

Enhanced world premieres on April 26 at 6 p.m. ET at New York’s Cinépolis Chelsea.

Also, Tribeca has teamed with the Time’s Up organization for its inaugural New York event on April 28 at 11 a.m. ET at the Tribeca Festival Hub.

The program is set to feature conversations with activists, filmmakers, storytellers and lawyers as they seek next steps to establish the parameters for lasting change across industries and the pay spectrum.

Featured speakers include early Time’s Up supporters such as actors Ashley Judd and Julianne Moore; Fatima Goss Graves of the National Women’s Law Center; activist and poet Robin Morgan; and Mónica Ramírez of Alianza Nactional de Campesinas.

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