Forget the movies. As any veteran festival goer knows, all the work is done at the parties, where film industry players swap their views on movies nobody has seen. Robert De Niro's Tribeca Film Festival-a recent and upscale addition to the movie maker's annual peregrination which starts this week-is no different. The party timetable is usually a closely guarded document, passed around in email with a strict injunction against sharing with the hoi polloi. Here's what we think of that. First, the grid; then, below, the list of publicists you need to bully or cajole.

The Insider's Guide To The Tribeca Film Festival





The Insider's Guide To The Tribeca Film Festival

The Insider's Guide To The Tribeca Film Festival

The Insider's Guide To The Tribeca Film Festival

The Insider's Guide To The Tribeca Film Festival

The Insider's Guide To The Tribeca Film Festival

The Insider's Guide To The Tribeca Film Festival

The Insider's Guide To The Tribeca Film Festival

The Insider's Guide To The Tribeca Film Festival

The Insider's Guide To The Tribeca Film Festival