Tribeca Film Festival 2017 Lineup: ‘Aardvark’, ‘Saturday Church’ & Burt Reynolds Take Manhattan

The 16th Annual Tribeca Film Festival, set for April 19-30, released its slate today, a roster that includes films from 28 countries and includes 78 world premieres, six international premieres, six North American premieres, two U.S. premieres, and six New York premieres.

Among the world premieres: Brian Shoaf’s Aardvark, starring Jenny Slate, Zachary Quinto and Jon Hamm; Bryan Buckley’s Dabka, starring Al Pacino and Evan Peters; and The Death And Life of Marsha P. Johnson, a new documentary from director David France, the Oscar nominee for his How To Survive A Plague.

Also this year, actor Ryan Eggold writes and directs Literally, Right Before Aaron, a romantic comedy starring Cobie Smulders and Justin Long, and Burt Reynolds plays a washed-up actor once “known for his mustachioed good looks and cocky swagger” in Adam Rifkin’s Dog Years.

“It’s uncertain and tumultuous times like these that we need artists

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