In Boston, The Coolidge Corner Teather showcased three films from the first edition of Strano Film Festival. The event included an overview of the Tirino River by hydrologist Kate Bowditch and a film introduction by evolutionary biologist Dr. Nigella Hilgarth, who recently retired as CEO of the New England Aquarium.

In New York City, Special event on invitation only with introduction by Emily Yoshida, film critic for New York Magazine, Volture. Screening took place at Spectacle Cinema in Brooklyn: Panorama by Gianluca Abbate, Black beast by Matteo Zoppis e Alessio Rigo de Righi, The tomb of the diver by Federico Francioni e Yan Cheng.