to bow with 'Union'
The 2011 Tribeca Film Festival will open with the world preem of Cameron Crowe doc "The Union," about Elton John's collaboration on the album of the same name with Leon Russell and producer T-Bone Burnett.
Screening, held outdoors and free of charge, will be followed by a live perf by John.
Film chronicles the working process of John and his collaborators on the 2010 album "The Union." Album includes appearances by lyricist Bernie Taupin, musicians Neil Young and Brian Wilson. Stevie Nicks and Don Was also are among those who appear in the doc.
"The Union" will screen April 20, the kick-off date for the Tribeca fest, which runs through May 1. Full slate will be announced over the next two weeks.