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Tribeca Film Festival, Professor Clayton Christensen And Disruptor Foundation Announce Honorees For Third Annual Tribeca Disruptive Innovation Awards

Tribeca Film Festival, Professor Clayton Christensen

And Disruptor Foundation Announce Honorees

For Third Annual Tribeca Disruptive Innovation Awards

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Awards to highlight successful disruptive innovation in non-traditional, identity-based domains such as culture, education, healthcare, philanthropy, politics, religion and social entrepreneurship

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Twitter and Square Founder Jack Dorsey and Room to Read Founder John Wood to Receive Lifetime Achievement Honorees; .Thinking, Fast and Slow. by Daniel Kahneman named Book of the Year; Award Winners Also Include Justin Bieber, Scooter Braun, Rick Rubin, Pat Metheny, Edward Burns

The Tribeca Film Festival (Tff), in association with noted Harvard Business School Professor Clay Christensen and the Disruptor Foundation, announced it will hold the third annual Tribeca Disruptive Innovation Awards, hosted by Nyu Stern School of Business, on April 27. The 11th edition of Tff runs April 18 to 29.

Lifetime Achievement Awards will be given to Jack Dorsey, founder of Twitter and Square, and John Wood, founder of Room to Read.
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Surreal pop-culture moment: Norman Lear watching Patti Smith - TCA Report

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One of the things that never gets old about the press tour is that at any moment, you could be in the middle of a blow-your-mind, surreal pop culture moment. That's exactly what happened to me yesterday evening, as the PBS sessions were wrapping up.

Patti Smith had the last session, to promote her biographical movie on Pov called Patti Smith: Dream of Life. It was fascinating, as she was pretty open with the reporters about why she let filmmaker Steven Sebring into her life for eleven years, what she likes to watch on YouTube (Maria Callas for one) and all sorts of fun stuff. But I had to leave to interview another legend, Norman Lear, who was there with producer Mark Johnson to promote the documentary Playing For Change: Peace Through Music.

When we were done with the interview,
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