Vanity Fair Hosts Tribeca Film Festival Kicked Off Apr.17

Vanity Fair helped to kick off the Tribeca Film Festival in style on Tuesday evening with a celebrity-studded gala, held at the State Supreme Courthouse. The elegant gathering was hosted by Robert De Niro, who is also the festival co-founder, as well as Vanity Fair Editor Graydon Carter, and Ronald Perelman. The stars came out in masses to celebrate the opening night of the 11th annual Tribeca Film Festival, which was founded post-9/11 to bring life and commerce back to lower Manhattan.

In attendance were

Diane Von Furstenburg, Mayor Michael Bloomberg, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Michael Douglas, Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner, Dakota Fanning, Katie Couric, Leelee Sobieski,Jessica White, Grace Hightower, Billy Crystal, Donna Karan, Tory Burch,  Drew Nieporant, Gayle King, Nicole Trunfio, Francisco Costa, Julia-Louis Dreyfus, Helena Christensen, Lily Cole, Anna Carter, Andrew Saffir, Amy Fine Collins, Judge Judy Sheindlin, Christine Quinn, Drena DeNiro, Rachel Roy, Tommy Mattola, Michael K. Williams, Wendi Murdoch, Veronica Kelly, Ray Kelly and more.

[Sources: Guest of a Guest, WTVM]