Tribeca/ESPN Sports Film Festival

NAME OF FESTIVAL: Tribeca/ESPN Sports Film Festival
SINCE: 2006
WHERE: ONLINE
WEBSITE: www.tribecafilm.com
ABOUT THE FESTIVAL: Tribeca/ESPN Sports Film Festival has become the premier showcase for independent films about sports and competition, a great combination as Genna Terranova, Tribeca Film Festival Director of Programming

2014 Tribeca Film Festival Announces Tribeca/ESPN Sports Film Festival Lineup; World Premiere of Michael Rapaport’s NY Knicks Documentary WHEN THE GARDEN WAS EDEN to Kick Off Program

2014 Tribeca Film Festival Announces Tribeca/ESPN Sports Film Festival Lineup; World Premiere of Michael Rapaport’s NY Knicks Documentary WHEN THE GARDEN WAS EDEN to Kick Off Program

 WHEN THE GARDEN WAS EDEN

The Tribeca Film Festival (TFF), today announced the lineup for the eighth annual Tribeca/ESPN Sports Film Festival. The Sports Festival was founded to broaden the audience for independent film through stories about sports and competition. The program includes feature and short films, an outdoor screening, special conversations, and an ESPN Films 30 for 30 program on soccer. The 2014 Tribeca/ESPN Sports Film Festival will run during the 13th edition of TFF, taking place April 16 – April 27 at locations around New York City.

The world premiere of the 30 for 30 documentary WHEN THE GARDEN WAS EDEN will serve as the gala premiere of the program on Thursday, April 17.  In the film, Rapaport focuses on the glory days of the Knicks championship teams of the early 70’s and their larger impact through a series of interviews with storied figures such as Walt “Clyde” Frazier, Earl Monroe, Willis Reed, Bill Bradley and Phil Jackson.

Tribeca/ESPN Sports Film Festival to premiere on video-on-demand (VOD) beginning June 23, 2011

Tribeca/ESPN Sports Film Festival to premiere on video-on-demand (VOD) beginning June 23, 2011

Tribeca Film and ESPN have partnered to present the Tribeca/ESPN Sports Film Festival which will premiere on video-on-demand (VOD) beginning June 23, 2011, through August 25, 2011.   The Tribeca/ESPN Sports Film Festival On Demand lineup of titles cover a wide spectrum of sports, including: CATCHING HELL, from director Alex Gibney, about baseball’s most famous scapegoats; TURKEY BOWL, a narrative feature about a group of friends that get together every year for the time,-honored tradition of […]