Magazine article Screen International

NAS Doc to Open Tribeca

Magazine article Screen International

NAS Doc to Open Tribeca

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The world premiere of Time is Illmatic followed by a performance by the hip-hop star will kick off the 13th Tribeca Film Festival on April 16.

The film charts the course of Nas' landmark 1994 debut album, Illmatic. The artist will take to the stage after the screening to perform the entire album live.

Multimedia artist One9 directed Time Is Illmatic from a screenplay by Erik Parker and the pair produced with Anthony Saleh.

The Tribeca Film Festival presented by AT&T is scheduled to run through April 27.

"I want to thank the Tribeca Film Festival for supporting the film with the incredible platform they've built over the years," said Nas. "It's an honour to premiere this film in my hometown.

"I also want to thank One9 and Erik Parker for their persistence and hard work. …

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