The prestigious Tribeca film festival is spotlighting independent animation from the Big Apple. Included are the world premieres of Patrick Smith’s “Puppet,” Nina Paley’s “Sitayana” (pictured above), Mike Sullivan’s “Sex Life of Robots” (excerpt), Ben Levin’s “She She She She’s a Bombshell,” and Bill Plympton’s “Guide Dog.” The screenings will be held on May 1st, May 3rd, May 4th, May 5th, and May 7th. The filmmakers will be present at all the screenings. Visit the Tribeca Film Festival website for times and locations.