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AmEx Tribeca Film Festival

American Express continues its commitment and support of independent film, bringing Cardmembers exclusive access to advance tickets and premiere screenings at the 2010 Tribeca Film Festival beginning April 21 through May 2. Cardmembers are exclusively invited to the Earth Day premiere of the rich and inspiring
documentary Climate of Change on Thursday, April 22. Following the film, they will join a powerful discussion with director Brian Hill, actress Jessica Alba, environmental activist Sebastian Copeland, and other leading figures to talk about the steps everyday people take to affect change in their community. Climate of Change is executive produced by the Alliance for Climate Protection and Participant Media. Their content-driven social action network TakePart partnered with American Express to create Members Project, empowering everyone to do their part one step at a time to make the world a better place. Ultrasuede: In Search of Halston Cardmember-Only Premiere — Fashion-savvy Cardmembers are invited to the special screening of Ultrasuede: In Search of Halston on Friday, April 30. Platinum Card and Centurion Card members will have the opportunity to enhance their passion for film while they mix and mingle with well-known filmmakers and other industry insiders throughout the Festival. Also new this year, American Express is the Founding Partner of Tribeca Film, an innovative national film distribution and marketing platform. This new endeavor launches with the Tribeca Film Festival (beginning April 21) via cable and satellite Video On Demand in homes across the country with a showcase of 16 independent films. American Express is also supporting Tribeca Film Festival Virtual. Pass holders of the Virtual Film Festival are invited to vote for their favorite feature and short film. American Express will award the director of the winning feature film $25,000, and the director of the winning short film will receive $5,000. Premium Passes for the Tribeca Film Festival Virtual are available now at tribecafilm.com/virtual.

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