‘This Is Spinal Tap,’ ‘Reality Bites’ Set for 2019 Tribeca Film Festival

Variety | 11/19/2018 | Dave McNary
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The Tribeca Film Festival has unveiled its first programming for the 2019 festival with a 35th anniversary screening of “This Is Spinal Tap” and a 25th anniversary showing for “Reality Bites.”

The titles were announced Monday for the festival’s 18th edition, which will run April 24-May 5.

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“This Is Spinal Tap” stars and creators Christopher Guest, Michael McKean, Harry Shearer, and Rob Reiner, who also directed, will pay tribute to the band after the screening with a musical performance and a conversation to follow.

“’Spinal Tap’ proves there is definitely a fine line between stupid and clever,” said Reiner, quoting from the movie.

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“Reality Bites” starred Winona Ryder, Ethan Hawke, Janeane Garofalo, Steve Zahn, and Ben Stiller, who also directed. A conversation will follow the screening to take a look back at the making of the film and the characters who are sometimes cited as...
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