Written by: Alyssa | March 11th, 2015
Today, the 2015 Tribeca Film Festival (TFF), presented by AT&T, announced a special celebration to mark the 40th Anniversary of Monty Python and the Holy Grail. Celebrations honoring the anniversary include the international premiere of the documentary Monty Python – The Meaning of Live and special screenings of classic Python films Monty Python and the Holy Grail, Monty Python’s Life of Brian, and Monty Python’s The Meaning of Life.
The five surviving members of the legendary comedy group, John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Eric Idle, Terry Jones, and Michael Palin, will come together for the special presentation of Monty Python and The Holy Grail, which will screen on Friday April 24 at The Beacon Theatre.
The Monty Python – The Meaning of Live documentary will debut at the Festival on Saturday April 25, giving fans unprecedented access to the preparations and staging of the Pythons’ 2014 reunion shows at The O2 in London and gives a fascinating insight into the personalities, relationships, and circumstances that made the Pythons into a global phenomenon
Special screenings of Monty Python’s Life of Brian and Monty Python’s The Meaning of Life will run on April 25 and 26, respectively. Each film presentation will be followed by a Q&A with members of Monty Python.
Tickets to the cult classic Monty Python and the Holy Grail go on sale on March 23 at www.tribecafilm.com. The 2015 Tribeca Film Festival will take place April 15-26 in downtown Manhattan.