Shriek: The Movie

Welcome to your source for information on Shriek, a movie based on Jeff VanderMeer's novel Shriek: An Afterword, directed by Juha Lindroos of the Helsinki 19, and with an original soundtrack by legendary art-rock band The Church.

Friday, July 14, 2006


More public events should be added soon, including events in Pittsburgh, Tempe, San Francisco, and Chicago.

Thanks to Bantam Books, Earthling Publications, Night Shade Books, Omnidawn Press, Prime Books, Rain Taxi, and Wheatland Press for joining Tor Books and Cooking Vinyl (The Church's label) in providing additional support for the events. All of the fine publishers involved have been supportive of my work over the years in some way. Cooking Vinyl has been very willing to get involved as well--many thanks to them and The Church.

Click here for a list of private events.


Shriek: The Movie to be screened, with freebies at all U.S. events provided by Cooking Vinyl (The Church's label), Tor Books, Bantam Books, Omnidawn Press, Earthling Publications, and Wheatland Press. Give-aways include books, CDs, Shriek beer, etc. All events are free unless otherwise indicated.

MON. July 24 - Lisbon, Portugal - 9:30pm, Fnac Colombo (bookstore A-103; Centro Comercial Colombo, Av. Lusiada, Lisbon) -. A signing/reading by Jeff VanderMeer, followed by a showing of the movie and discussion.

THURS. August 3 - Berlin, Germany - 7 to 10pm, Andymon SF Club (address information unavailable at this time; may not be open to public) - A discussion with Jeff VanderMeer and showing of the movie.

FRI. August 4 - Berlin, Germany - 8pm - Otherland Bookstore (formerly "UFO Bookstore"; Bergmannstraße 25 • 10961 Berlin-Kreuzberg, Tel. (030) 69 50 51 17). Jeff VanderMeer signing, and discussion of the movie (possible showing).

SUN. August 6 - Atlanta, GA - 6pm to 8pm - The Five Spot (1123 Euclid Avenue, NE, Atlanta, GA 30307, 404-223-1100) - "Invited, Like the Fans": Hang out with other Church fans at the Five Spot before The Church concert (at the Variety Playhouse, a block away). Two movie showings: 6:15pm and 7:15pm. (Note: Members of The Church may attend, schedule permitting.)

THURS. August 10 - New York City - doors open 8pm - Irving Plaza (17 Irving Place, on the corner of 15th Street and Irving Place)- The movie is scheduled to air between the opening act and The Church’s performance, although this is subject to change depending on technical requirements.

FRI. August 18 - Cambridge, MA - 7pm - Pandemonium Books & Games, Inc. (4 Pleasant Street, Cambridge, MA 02139 617-547-3721, Email

SAT. August 19 - Raleigh - 11am - The Colony Theater (5438 Six Forks Road, Raleigh, NC 27609) - Hosted by Two Cranes Press’ Janet Chui and Jason Erik Lundberg, publishers of Off the Map by Daniel Wallace, author of Big Fish (made into a movie by Tim Burton).

SAT. August 19 - Helsinki, Finland - 1:30 pm - Finncon (address pending) - Jeff VanderMeer introduces and shows the movie, with discussion.

SAT. August 19 - Portland, OR - 7pm and 9pm - Clinton Street Theater (2522 SE Clinton St., Portland, OR 97202 EventsPhone - 503.238.8899 or Message: 503.238.5588) A full-fledged event, MC'd by local Portland author Jay Lake and the renowned performance poet Edward Morris, Jr., with support from 23rd Street Books. $6 adults, $3 children.

FRI. - SUN. - September 22 - 24 - Nottingham, England - tba - British Fantasy Convention(Britannia Hotel, 1 St. James Street, Nottingham UK) - Showings of the movie as part of the film component of programming.

FRI. September 30 - Austin, TX - 8pm - BookPeople (603 North Lamar Blvd, Austin, TX 78703) VanderMeer will read at this event and introduce the movie.

SUN. October 8 - Gainesville, FL - 7pm - Thomas Center (302 Northeast Sixth Avenue, Gainesville, FL 352-334-5064) VanderMeer will read at this event and introduce the movie.


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