2017 Tribeca Film Festival Announces First Run of Programming Featuring Kathryn Bigelow & Imraan Ismail

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The Tribeca Film Festival, presented by AT&T, is kicking off its first batch of programming announcements with a stellar trio of maverick talents who share a combined total of eight Academy Awards and whose singular careers and momentous artistic visions represent all that is daring, dynamic, and diverse within the world of cinema and beyond.

Tribeca announced acclaimed the world premiere of Kathryn Bigelow and Imraan Ismail’s vital virtual reality documentary short The Protectors: Walk in the Ranger’s Shoes, which transports users to a day in the life of African rangers protecting elephants from ivory poachers.

The 2017 Tribeca Film Festival takes place April 19th to the 30th in 2017.