Co-founded by Robert De Niro after September 11 to help heal his Manhattan neighborhood, the [Tribeca Film] festival had previously enjoyed a thankful reception. But as it expanded further into New York and the number of screenings quintupled, some began to resent Tribeca's growth into the already crowded festival circuit.
"You can't please everybody," De Niro said in a recent interview. "If everything's going nicely, there's always going to be somebody to say something."
Read CNN's profile of Tribeca -- there's some priceless back-and-forth here about non-profit vs. for-profit festivals.