WOODSTOCK FILM FESTIVAL ALTERNATIVE PROJECTIONS #4: THE NEIGHBORS’ WINDOW by Marshall Curry

Stuck indoors? The Woodstock Film Festival is sharing short and full-length films curated by our alum filmmakers, programmers, industry friends, and staff for you to stream from the comfort of your home. With so many festivals and movie theaters shuttering across the country due to the COVID-19 pandemic, supporting independent filmmakers is more important than ever. So sit back, cozy up, and enjoy a cinematic escape from quarantines and hand sanitizer shortages!

THE NEIGHBORS’ WINDOW

BY MARSHALL CURRY

2019 WOODSTOCK FILM FESTIVAL

“BEST NARRATIVE SHORT” WINNER

2020 ACADEMY AWARD-WINNER FOR

“BEST LIVE ACTION SHORT FILM”

ABOUT THE FILMMAKER:
Marshall Curry is an Academy Award-winning filmmaker and multiple-time alum of the Woodstock Film Festival who has written and directed both fiction and documentary films.

He won the Oscar for THE NEIGHBORS’ WINDOW, a short narrative film that he wrote and directed. He was previously nominated three times for Academy Awards for his documentary films, STREET FIGHT, IF A TREE FALLS: A STORY OF THE EARTH LIBERATION FRONT, and A NIGHT AT THE GARDEN. He also directed the award-winning documentaries RACING DREAMS and POINT AND SHOOT and was executive producer of MISTAKEN FOR STRANGERS.

Curry’s work has won top awards at Sundance, Tribeca, and the Woodstock Film Festival, screening on televisions around the world. His writing has been nominated twice for Writers Guild of America awards.

INTRODUCTION FROM THE FILMMAKER:

ABOUT THE FILM:

THE NEIGHBORS’ WINDOW (written & directed by four-time Oscar-nominated filmmaker Marshall Curry) tells the story of Alli (Maria Dizzia), a mother of young children who has grown frustrated with her daily routine and husband (Greg Keller). But her life is shaken up when two free-spirited twenty-somethings move in across the street and she discovers that she can see into their apartment.

This fictional film was inspired by a true story told by Diane Weipert on Love + Radio’s “The Living Room,” produced by Briana Breen and Brendan Baker.

WATCH FILM HERE: https://vimeo.com/376861194

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