PREVIEW: Stray (18)

WHO’S IN IT?

(as themselves) Zeytin, Nazar, Kartal, Jamil, Halil, Ali

WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?

Elizabeth Lo (film debut), director, writer, producer, cinematographer, editor; Shane Boris (The Edge of Democracy), producer; Ali Helnwein (No Way to Live), composer

WHAT’S IT ABOUT?

We follow a pack of stray dogs in Istanbul living on the streets, winning the hearts of homeless Syrian teenagers, roaming by human conversations, and irritating park-goers with their fowling…

IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?

Filmmaker Elizabeth Lo presents a unique documentary which serves as both joyous ode to dogs and also a quiet study of street life in Istanbul which, no matter if you’re human or animal, can be a difficult place to live.

WHEN’S IT OUT?

FRIDAY 26TH MARCH 2021

WHERE CAN I FIND IT?

RENT/BUY ON DIGITAL PLATFORMS, INCLUDING AMAZON PRIME VIDEO

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