Continue to bring alive the 7th art. "We Are One: A Global Film Festival" will take place from May 29 to June 7 on YouTube, Tribeca said on Monday April 27. New and old films, short and feature films, documentaries, music and virtual round tables ... If the exact program is not yet known, the idea is to "inspire and bring together people across borders to help appease the world, "commented Tribeca festival director Jane Rosenthal, quoted in the statement.
No less than twenty leading film festivals will participate in this unprecedented event, including Cannes, Venice, Berlin or Toronto. The Cannes festival, originally scheduled for May 12-23, had planned to postpone it to the end of June, but French authorities have since banned all gatherings until mid-July. Its organizers have indicated that it could take new "forms". The parallel sections of the Cannes festival have canceled their 2020 edition.
We are one festival
Part of the proceeds from this new genre festival will be donated to the World Health Organization (WHO) and to charities, the organizers announced. Internet users who will go to YouTube.com/WeAreOne to view content and also make a donation to associations.
"The whole world is in need of healing right now," added Jane Rosenthal, who co-founded the Tribeca festival with actor Robert De Niro and entrepreneur Craig Hatkoff.
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