Monty Python Is Taking Over Tribeca Film Festival

March 11, 2015 3:45 PM

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Monty Python Is Taking Over Tribeca Film Festival

Four decades have passed since Monty Python first farted in the general direction of moviegoers with Monty Python and the Holy Grail, and now the pioneering comedy absurdists are planning on commemorating the occasion at the Tribeca Film Festival. All five surviving members of the troupe will be in attendance to say "Ni!" at a special screening of the movie at New York City's Beacon Theatre on April 24th.

The festival, which takes place April 15th - 26th, will also premiere a new Python documentary, Monty Python: The Meaning of Live, which will offer a backstage look at the group's 2014 reunion. Directed by Roger Graef and James Rogan, the film promises an unprecedented look at how the shows came tog...

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