The National Doc 'Mistaken For Strangers' to Debut at Tribeca Film Festival

Producer Tom Berninger (right) chronicles his time on tour with his brother, Matt's (left) band

Brooklyn indie giants the National just announced a new album and headlining tour, and now fans have even more to look forward to.

New York City's Tribeca Film Festival will premiere a documentary titled "Mistaken For Strangers" April 17, which features producer Tom Berninger (right) following older brother Matt Berninger during the National's most recent tour. Fans can expect a tongue-in-cheek tone with the film, as the heavy metal and horror movie enthusiast occasionally gets under the skin of his older brother's band.

The Tribeca premiere will also feature a live performance from the band.

"Mistaken For Strangers" (which takes its name from a standout track from the band's 2007 album "Boxer"), was executive produced by Academy Award-nominated filmmaker Marshall Curry and produced by Matt Berninger, Carin Besser and Craig Charland.

The National were previously the subjects of a 2008 doc called "A Skin, a Night," which chronicled the making of the critically acclaimed "Boxer."

Earlier this week, the indie veterans announced their untitled sixth studio album will arrive this May, and that they'll be going on a headlining tour in June and July.


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