Robert De Niro Slams Donald Trump Again As He Kicks Off Tribeca Film Festival With Powerful Speech

Robert De Niro continued his slamming of President Trump Wednesday while speaking on the opening night of the Tribeca Film Festival.

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According to Variety, De Niro, co-founder of the festival, addressed the crowd before Roger Ross Williams’ documentary “The Apollo” aired: “You can feel the history, the echo of the entertainers.

“In this administration, during these disturbing times of promoting racism, tonight, we reject it. No you don’t, not here, not on this stage.”

The film follows the Apollo’s 85-year history, a testament to just how far the country has come in terms of celebrating diversity.

However, people are also reminded of just how far it has to go.

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The iconic venue used to be the only one in New York that would allow black performers.

The documentary includes interviews with Smokey Robinson, Pharrell Williams, and Patti LaBelle, as well as concert footage of Billie Holiday, Public Enemy, and Lauryn Hill.

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