Tribeca Film Festival Opening Screening Announced

The Tribeca Film Festival and Universal Pictures have announced that The Five-Year Engagement will open the 2012 Tribeca Film Festival. Director/writer/producer Nicholas Stoller and writer/star Jason Segel of Forgetting Sarah Marshall reteam for the comedy, which also stars Emily Blunt, Rhys Ifans, Chris Pratt and Alison Brie. The premiere will take place on Wednesday, April 18, and the Festival will run through April 29.

The 2012 Tribeca Film Festival will announce its feature film slate on March 6 and 8. Advance selection ticket packages and passes go on sale Monday, March 12 for the general public. All advance selection packages and passes can be purchased online at www.tribecafilm.com/festival.

Single ticket and discounted ticket package sales begin on Monday, April 16 for the general public. Single tickets can be purchased online, by telephone, or at one of the Ticket Outlets, with locations at Tribeca Cinemas at 54 Varick Street, Chelsea Clearview Cinemas at 260 W. 23rd Street, and AMC Loews Village VII at 66 Third Avenue. For more information, visit www.tribecafilm.com.

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