To most festgoers, Tribeca remains "the Robert De Niro festival." But as the city's movie scenesters know, the man who has done more than anyone to elevate TFF to major-player status—its behind-the-scenes architect—is Peter Scarlet, executive director since the festival's second edition. A native New Yorker who enjoyed a nearly two-decade tenure heading the San Francisco International Film Festival, Scarlet was the first American to preside over the Cinémathéque Française in Paris—a post he left in 2002 to take on Tribeca. On the eve of TFF's fifth anniversary,... More >>>