The Tribeca Film Festival (TFF) has unveiled the speaker line-up for its Tribeca Talks, including acclaimed director Clint Eastwood, who will appear in conversation following the premiere of the doc Eastwood Directs: The Untold Story.
Richard Schickel’s documentary, which focuses on Eastwood’s directorial method and features insight from the likes of Martin Scorsese, Meryl Streep, Gene Hackman and Morgan Freeman, will have its world premiere at the festival on April 27. Following the screening, Oscar-winner Eastwood (pictured above, left) will appear in conversation with Black Swan director Darren Aronofsky (right).
Other speakers confirmed for the Talks include EGOT-winner Whoopi Goldberg, who will discuss her debut doc I Got Somethin’ to Tell You; Adrian Grenier, producer of the doc How to Make Money Selling Drugs; Josh Fox, director of Gasland and Gasland Part II; and Marina Zenovich, director of Richard Pryor: Omit the Logic.
TFF has also detailed forthcoming panel sessions. Among the highlights, April 22 will see filmmakers including Morgan Spurlock and Shola Lynch appear on ‘The Business of Entertainment: Truth, Persuasion and Bias in Documentaries’ panel; while on April 21 the ‘Whose Credit is it Anyway?’ session will look at the emergence of the writer credit in documentaries.
For full details of Tribeca Talks, click here.
This year’s TFF takes place from April 17-28 in New York City.