The Tribeca Film Festival opens tomorrow with the world premiere of Mistaken For Strangers, a documentary chronicling director Tom Berninger’s experiences on tour with his brother Matt Berninger’s band, The National. The indie rock band behind 2010 hit album High Violet will also put in a special performance following the Tribeca premiere. The film was produced by Oscar nominee Marshall Curry, National lead singer Matt Berninger, Carin Besser and Craig Charland. Check out the trailer:
New York, NY (February 28, 2013)—The Tribeca Film Festival (TFF) today announced that the world premiere of Mistaken for Strangers, executive produced by Academy Award nominated filmmaker Marshall Curry and produced by Matt Berninger, Carin Besser, and Craig Charland, will open the 2013 Tribeca Film Festival, presented by American Express. Director Tom Berninger chronicles his experience on tour with his brother, The National’s frontman Matt Berninger, in this funny and affecting film, which will also play during the Festival’s 12th edition. The premiere, taking place on Wednesday, April 17, will be followed by a special performance by The National. The Festival will run through April 28.