Graham Fuller on STRANGER THINGS
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 […]
Time Out says catch STRANGER THINGS at BAM
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 From the article: Stranger Things She (Bridget Collins) is a withdrawn young woman who’s putting her recently […]
Edinburgh Talent Lab
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.
STRANGER THINGS wins at Lighthouse Film Festival
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 […]
“May contain United Kingdom”
BAM has now officially published the 2011 BAMcinemaFEST schedule. Stranger Things will be screening at the festival on Saturday June 25th at 4:15pm. Click here to link to the official programme. We love the clever roll-over labels, indicating the possible contents of each film. Check them out on the website.
On the Road Again
Following a round of festivals that took Stranger Things all over the U.S. of A and, excitingly, garnered further accolades for the film, we have more upcoming stateside screenings to announce! Coming right up, we’ll be in New Jersey at the Long Beach Island Historical Museum as part of the Lighthouse International Film Festival. The […]
We are thrilled to announce that Stranger Things has been selected to play at the BAMcinemaFEST this summer. For those of you who don’t live in New York, BAM (the Brooklyn Academy of Music) is a major arts venue, which hosts cinema events, theatre and dance performances. The festival runs from June 16-26 and […]
Best Director Award
Stranger Things has won the Best Director Award at the Phoenix Film Festival. Co-director Ron Eyal was present to accept the award — the Phoenix Film Festival Copper Wing. We’re honoured. Thank you to the jury and the festival.
Peachy News: Atlanta Film Festival
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 […]
Looking ahead to Nashville
Stranger Things will be hitting Tennessee for the 2011 Nashville Film Festival, where it will be in the New Directors Competition. Tickets will go on sale to the general public on April 7 at nashvillefilmfestival.org. Screenings take place on Sunday, April 17 and Monday, April 18.