Take Me to the Movies

Film Festival Locarno 2008

STARRY NIGHTS: Open-air screening at Locarno

All film festivals are not created equal. Cannes and Venice cater to celebrities, not cinephiles: many of the screenings aren't open to the public. And while other festivals welcome everyone, there are so many it can be difficult to choose between them. Here are five worth sitting in the dark for:

Tribeca Film Festival, April 23-May 4
Robert De Niro and two friends founded the Tribeca festival after Sept. 11 to help revitalize Lower Manhattan. Since then, it has become one of the most anticipated cinematic gatherings of the year by both the A-listers who want...

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