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Film adaptation of ‘Freakonomics’ to close Tribeca

Organizers of Tribeca Film Festival have recently announced that the film version of Freakonomics, the bestselling book written by Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner, will make its world premiere on the closing night gala. The documentary will screen on April 30, and includes segments directed by Alex Gibney (Taxi to the Dark Side), Morgan Spurlock (Super Size Me), Rachel Grady and Heidi Ewing (Jesus Camp), Eugene Jarecki (Why We Fight) and Seth Gordon (The King of Kong). Tribeca Film Festival runs from April 21 to May 2.
March 29, 2010

Organizers of Tribeca Film Festival have recently announced that the film version of Freakonomics, the bestselling book written by Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner, will make its world premiere on the closing night gala. The documentary will screen on April 30, and includes segments directed by Alex Gibney (Taxi to the Dark Side), Morgan Spurlock (Super Size Me), Rachel Grady and Heidi Ewing (Jesus Camp), Eugene Jarecki (Why We Fight) and Seth Gordon (The King of Kong). Tribeca Film Festival runs from April 21 to May 2.

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Barry Walsh is editor and content director for realscreen, and has served as editor of the publication since 2009. With a career in entertainment media that spans two decades, prior to realscreen, he held the associate editor post for now defunct sister publication Boards, which focused on the advertising and commercial production industries. Before Boards, he served as editor of Canadian Music Network, a weekly music industry trade, and as music editor for HMV.com. As content director, he also oversees the development of content for the brand's market-leading events, the Realscreen Summit and Realscreen West, as well as new content initiatives.

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