HDNet to Air Tribeca Film Festival


HDNet said Friday that it will present the first-ever live HD telecast of a film festival starting Monday, when it will begin coverage of the third annual Tribeca Film Festival from New York.

The network’s coverage will run through May 9.

HDNet said viewers will be live on the red carpet for premieres and screenings with stars including David Duchovny, Robin Williams, Billy Crudup, Claire Danes, Mary-Kate Olsen and Ashley Olsen.

Televised panel discussions with Sharon Stone, Norman Lear and Martin Scorsese are also scheduled, the network added.