James Lapine Film Custody Premieres Today at Tribeca Film Festival

News   James Lapine Film Custody Premieres Today at Tribeca Film Festival Viola Davis and Raúl Esparza are among the theatre stars featured in the family court drama.
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Custody, the new film written and directed by Tony and Pulitzer Prize winner James Lapine, gets its world premiere April 17 as part of the Tribeca Film Festival in New York.

The cast features Oscar nominee Viola Davis, Oscar nominee Catalina Sandino Moreno, Golden Globe nominee Hayden Panettiere and Oscar winner Ellen Burstyn with Tony Award nominees Tony Shalhoub and Raúl Esparza and Tony winner Dan Fogler.

Here is the complete screening schedule:

April 17 at 8 PM - BMCC Tribeca PAC

April 18 at 6 PM - Regal Battery Park Stadium

April 20 at 3 PM - Regal Battery Park Stadium

April 22 at 6 PM - Regal Battery Park Stadium

The film, according to production notes, “explores the lives of three New York City women, each from different socio-economic backgrounds whose lives unexpectedly intersect at NY Family Court.”

Custody is presented by Lucky Monkey Pictures, Ju Vee Productions, Mustard & Co and The Greenlight Group. The film is produced by Lauren Versel, Katie Mustard, Lapine and Roy Furman. Executive producers are Viola Davis, Julius Tennon, Daryl Roth, Sandy Robertson, Gregory P. Shockro, Jeff Elliot and Chad Moore.