The 2015 Tribeca Film Festival kicks off this week, and the Sloan Foundation is once again partnering with Tribeca Film Institute for a Sloan Retrospective Screening and Conversation. This retrospective is held at the festival every year as part of the Tribeca Talks series, with previous films including Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, And the Band Played On, and War Games.
This year's film is Gus Van Sant's Good Will Hunting, screening at SVA Theatre on April 22nd. Starring Matt Damon, Robin Williams, Stellan Skarsgard, and Minnie Driver, the film won the Academy Awards for Best Supporting Actor for Robin Williams and Best Original Screenplay for writers Matt Damon and Ben Affleck. After the film, director Gus Van Sant and actors Minnie Driver and Stellan Skarsgard will participate in a post-screening conversation, discussing the film's math and psychiatry themes with psychiatrist Paul Browde and World Science Festival co-founder Brian Greene.