Posts Tagged ‘Robert De Niro’

Robert De Niro Honored at the Ghetto Film School’s Benefit Gala

Written by Our Town Downtown on . Posted in Arts Our Town Downtown, Lifestyle, Our Town Downtown

Chazz Palminteri, Grace Hightower, Robert De Niro by Adel Manoukian Photos by Ryan McCune for Last week, Academy Award-winning actor Robert De Niro was honored at a benefit gala hosted by the Ghetto Film School (GHS). The annual event, held this year at The Standard Hotel, celebrated cinematic education by handing out scholarships to some of the kids involved in GHS’s [&hellip
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Cannes Import: Tribeca Film Festival Welcomes New Artistic Director

Written by Marissa Maier on . Posted in Arts & Film, Blog, Film

The Tribeca Film Festival (TFF) announced this week that Frederic Boyer, who recently ran the Directors’ Fortnight at the Cannes Film Festival, has been named the artistic director of TFF. Boyer, 52, has served as artistic director and head of programming for the Directors’ Fortnight since 2009. From 2004 to 2008, he was the head [&hellip
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La MaMa Throws Itself a Gala 50th Birthday and the Theater Community Helps

Written by admin on . Posted in Arts & Film, Theater

By Wickham Boyle La MaMa Experimental Theater Club and its founder, the marvelous, mercurial Ellen Stewart—well, if you know them, they need no introduction. It’s like saying “Thomas Edison” and “electricity.” But if you don’t, here are the Cliff’s Notes. Stewart was a hopeful African-American fashion design student who came from Chicago to New York [&hellip
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