Stranger Things will be in Oregon this October at the BendFilm Festival. An indie film favorite, the festival also will feature Alrick Brown’s Kinyarwanda and Alex Ross Perry’s The Color Wheel, both of which have been traveling alongside us on the festival circuit. Click here for the Film Threat rundown of the full line-up.
Stranger Things has received an honorable mention at the 2011 Woods Hole Film Festival. Wonderful news! It’s the 20th edition of the festival, so it’s a great time to win a prize there. We’re delighted. The festival ran from July 30 to August 6 and we were very pleased to be in Woods Hole for […]
Stranger Things is off to the smallest state for the FLICKERS: Rhode Island International Film Festival (RIIFF), a festival well-known for showcasing new voices of independent film. RIIFF takes place in Providence between August 9-14. The film will be in competition. Stranger Things will screen at 1:15pm on Friday, August 12th at the Metcalf Auditorium (20 N. […]
The Stranger Things team is delighted that the film will be screening in competition at the 20th Woods Hole Film Festival in beautiful Cape Cod, Massachusetts. The festival takes place from Saturday, July 30 through August 6, 2011. Woods Hole was selected as one of the 25 Coolest Film Festivals in the World by Moviemaker magazine and […]
The film critic Graham Fuller compares Stranger Things and Bryan Forbes’ 1961 classic Whistle Down the Wind in the fascinating article “British intruders bring miracles to BAMcinemaFest.” Both films are feature directorial debuts, both involve an intruder discovered on private property, and both play at BAM next weekend. From the article : Burke (who photographed the film) and […]
We’re thrilled to announce that Stranger Things will have its International Premiere at the 46th Karlovy Vary International Film Festival in the Czech Republic. The film will show in the prestigious competitive section Forum of Independents, where films compete for the Independent Camera Award. Last year’s winner was Christopher Morris’ darkly hilarious Four Lions, which also starred […]
David Fear, Film Editor at Time Out New York, just posted this preview of BAMcinemaFest. We’re buzzing with excitement about the upcoming screening of Stranger Things at BAM on June 25 and delighted to read that he recommends catching Stranger Things. From the article: Stranger Things She (Bridget Collins) is a withdrawn young woman who’s putting her recently […]
We’re excited to announce that Stranger Things co-director Eleanor Burke has been selected for the Edinburgh International Film Festival Talent Lab. This is the lab’s inaugural year, and Eleanor was one of 35 filmmakers from around the world invited to participate in this program which connects emerging filmmaking talent with established industry professionals.
A wonderful weekend of soaking in sun and cinema at the lovely Lighthouse International Film Festival was topped off with us winning the prize for Best Feature! Check out the fantastic lighthouse-shaped trophies. Shira and Yoav Potash, another husband-and-wife directing team, won Best Documentary with their film Food Stamped. The Feature Narrative Jury also gave us […]
Stranger Things will wrap up April in the Narrative Competition of the 2011 Atlanta Film Festival. We’re so excited to be a part of the 35th edition of this fest, and we’re especially looking forward to catching up with a few friends with films playing there as well, including Lindsay Mackay (Clear Blue), Nikyatu Jusu (Say […]