Famous fans of the late comedian Gilda Radner including Billy Crystal, Keegan Michael Key, Chevy Chase and Tina Fey were on the red carpet in New York last night for the world premiere of documentary Love, Gilda marking the opening of the 17th annual Tribeca Film Festival.
The documentary celebrates the Emmy and Grammy winning comedian Gilda Radner who shot to fame with American television audiences with her appearance on Saturday Night Live’s first episode. Directed by Lisa D’Apolito the film uses audio recordings, rare home videos, diary entries and interviews with her friends and comedians whom she inspired.
Tina Fey introduced the film at New York’s beautiful Beacon Theatre speaking about Gilda’s influence on female comedians.
The Tribeca Film Festival runs until 29th April in New York. For full details and to purchase tickets go to the official site: https://www.tribecafilm.com/