Miami natives premiering alien movie

Get ready to be scared silly. Miami natives Matty and Cathy Beckerman are premiering their IFC Midnight film ALIEN ABDUCTION!, a Paranormal Activity type thriller based on the true story of North Carolina’s otherworldly Brown Mountain Lights at 9:20 p.m. Friday,  at the Tower Theater.

Director Matty Beckerman, producer Cathy Beckerman and writer Robert Alvin Lewis will be on hand for a Q&A 9:30 p.m. Thursday at the Tower.

“My family in Miami have traveled every summer to the mountains of North Carolina since the 1970s. The phenomenon known as the Brown Mountain Lights has been linked to disappearances in the region for centuries and I had to expose it to the world, ” Matty (pictured) told Scene in the Tropics.

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