The Tribeca Film Festival has been postponed till additional discover amid the coronavirus outbreak in New York Metropolis.
“We have now made the troublesome resolution to postpone the 19th Tribeca Film Festival (April 15-26) primarily based on the announcement by Gov. Andrew Cuomo that occasions of 500 individuals or extra are banned as a result of unfold of the novel coronavirus,” co-founder and CEO of Tribeca Enterprises Jane Rosenthal mentioned in an announcement on Thursday. “We’re dedicated to making sure the well being and security of the general public whereas additionally supporting our pals, filmmakers and storytellers who look to Tribeca as a platform to showcase their work to audiences.”
Rosenthal added that they’ll replace individuals with any new data within the close to future and mentioned their web site will present updates, ticket refund data and particulars about how they’ll proceed.
“For anybody who has bought tickets or passes, we will likely be contacting you to facilitate a refund,” she wrote.
The competition was based after the 9/11 assaults in 2001 as a technique to heal the group.
“We have been decided to beat our concern and nervousness by becoming a member of collectively. It’s in our DNA to march ahead whereas caring about our group,” the assertion mentioned.