It’s official, Taking My Parents to Burning Man is now an award winning film. We arrived at the Sonoma International Film Festival ready to premiere our film. What ended up happening we could have never expected. Our world premiere screening was at 9:15am on a Saturday and yet some how we sold out and sadly had to turn people away. Our second screening was in such demand that we had to turn away over 200 people from the screening. So the festival gave us an extra slot in one of their biggest theatres… Which we also sold out.
On that same night we won the the audience award for best feature documentary, we got requested to play two more times in the biggest theatre in Sonoma the following weekend. Guess what? We also managed to sell out that show as well. Sonoma was an amazing start to our festival run, and we got to top it off by going to Pixar for a private screening for the Pixar staff.
So five sold out shows is our record, and the Next festival for us is Newport Beach. Wish us luck!