Top brass at the 2014 Tribeca Film Festival (TFF) said more than 400,000 people attended the 13th annual event.
TFF ran form April 16-27 and hosted close to 400 screenings and panels for a reported 95%-plus attendance.
All in all 89 features and 57 shorts from 40 countries screened for more than 120,000 film-goers and panel attendees.
In a first for the festival and with the support of sponsor AT&T, more than 8,000 tickets were distributed on April 25 for a whole day of free screenings.
“The response to the films and all of our events throughout our 13th edition has been incredible. We have some of the best audiences in the world and it was great to see them embrace the filmmakers, creators and our new Innovation Week over the last 12 days,” said festival co-founder Jane Rosenthal.
The Nas documentary Time Is Illmatic (pictured) opened the festival.