Spotlight on: Film Festivals

With April and May comes an important time in arts & entertainment — film festival season! Below is a quick reference guide to this year’s local festivals.

Tribeca Film Festival – April 25 to May 7

Founded by actor Robert DeNiro in 2002 to bring business back to lower Manhattan after the Sept. 11 attacks, the festival has gained national attention in its first four years. Tickets for individual screenings are $10. More information and a screening schedule can be found at

Trenton Film Festival – May 5 to May 7

In its third year, this popular local festival features screenings of 90 films in its three-day run. The festival will be held at four venues in downtown Trenton, and individual screenings cost $8. More information and a schedule of screenings can be found at