Founded in 2002 by Robert De Niro, Meet the Parents producer Jane Rosenthal and philanthropist Craig Katkoff as part of an effort to revitalize one of Lower Manhattan's most prestigious neighborhoods in the wake of Sept. 11, the Tribeca Film Festival has added to its repertoire a traveling road show, set to arrive tonight at the Presidio Theatre on Chestnut Street.
Gabrielle Chanel was, by the evidence presented in director Anne Fontaine’s Coco Before Chanel, a difficult, even unpleasant woman. Rarely does she smile, and even more infrequently might her sentiments be mistaken for tender. She views the men in her early life as means to an end, but why shouldn’t she? They often regard her, in turn, with cold indifference and undisguised condescension.