37th Minneapolis St. Paul International Film Festival - April 12-28, 2018April 14

Lipstick Under My Burkha
4:15pm @ St. Anthony Main
Director: Alankrita Shrivastava
RUSH ONLY
India | Narrative | Voice: Take Me Away

Four women with four very different secrets unite to bend the strict moral codes of rural India. Alankrita Shrivastava’s feature won the 2016 Spirit of Asia award.

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Center of My World
4:20pm @ St. Anthony Main
Director: Jakob M. Erwa
Germany, Austria | Narrative | Voice: Show me the Love

17-year-old Phil returns from summer camp and falls in love with the new boy in town. But first he must confront old secrets most notably the story of his long-lost father.

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The Unknown Girl
4:30pm @ St. Anthony Main
Director: Jean-Pierre Dardenne, Luc Dardenne
Belgium, France | Narrative | Voice: Take Me Away

When an African immigrant dies through a doctor’s indifference, the doctor takes it upon herself to find the woman’s name and the cause of her death.

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J: Beyond Flamenco
4:40pm @ St. Anthony Main
Director: Carlos Saura
Spain | Documentary | Voice: Art in Pictures

Carlos Saura continues his exploration of performative traditions with a sensuous portrait of jota, a waltz-like castanet dance from Saura’s home province of Aragon, in northern Spain.

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Godless
4:45pm @ St. Anthony Main
Director: Ralitza Petrova
Bulgaria, Denmark, France | Narrative | Voice: Film on the Fringe

Turning a bleak eye to contemporary Bulgarian society, Ralitza Petrova’s award-winning debut delivers an eat-or-be-eaten parable, relevant anywhere in the world where people are offered limited options.

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Mali Blues
4:45pm @ Uptown Theater
Director: Lutz Gregor
Mali, Germany | Documentary | Voice: Art in Pictures

Director Lutz Gregor follows singer Fatoumata Diawara on a musical journey through Mali, where she and other innovative performers are threatened by radical Islamists.

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The Hippopotamus
7:00pm @ Uptown Theater
Filmmaker Attending
Director: John Jencks
UK | Narrative | Voice: Laugh Out Loud

After being fired from his job, disgraced poet Ted Wallace is summoned to Swafford Hall to either prove or disprove a series of strange healing events taking place within.

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The Truth Beneath
7:00pm @ St. Anthony Main
Filmmaker Attending
RUSH ONLY
Director: Lee Kyoung-mi
South Korea | Narrative | Voice: Thrill Me Chill Me

When an aspiring politician refuses to report his own daughter’s disappearance, his wife takes matters into her own hands, unleashing a scandal with disastrous repercussions.

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The Sounding
7:10pm @ St. Anthony Main
Filmmaker Attending
Director: Catherine Eaton
USA | Narrative | Voice: Take Me Away

After years of silence Liv begins to create a new language of her own by weaving together Shakespeare’s words. A neurologist commits her and Liv begins to rebel.

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Patti Cake$
7:15pm @ St. Anthony Main
Screening w/ Pearl
Director: Geremy Jasper
USA | Narrative | Voice: Art in Pictures

Fighting an unlikely quest for glory in her downtrodden hometown in Jersey where her life is falling apart, Patti Dombrowski tries to reach the big time in the hip hop scene with original and affecting music.

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Ethel & Ernest
7:20pm @ St. Anthony Main
Director: Roger Mainwood
UK, Luxembourg | Animated | Voice: Show me the Love

An entertaining and heart-warming story about two ordinary people who fall in love in extraordinary times, this poignant animated feature illustrates the immense social change occurring in England during the mid-20th Century.

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May God Save Us
9:35pm @ St. Anthony Main
Director: Rodrigo Sorogoyen
Spain | Narrative | Voice: Thrill Me Chill Me

In 2011, two Madrid detectives are charged with apprehending a serial killer, but their investigation reveals as much about the murderer as it does the Catholic church.

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Endless Poetry
9:40pm @ St. Anthony Main
Director: Alejandro Jodorowsky
Chile, France, Japan, UK | Narrative | Voice: Art in Pictures

Alejandro Jodorowsky’s second autobiographical film, with his son Adan playing the director as a young poet.

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Prevenge
9:40pm @ Uptown Theater
Director: Alice Lowe
UK | Narrative | Voice: Thrill Me Chill Me

Ruth’s baby is talking to her and telling her to murder everyone. Killing creeps, clueless midwives, and even kindly strangers, Ruth won’t stop killing until the baby is born.

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The Park
9:45pm @ St. Anthony Main
Director: Damien Manivel
France | Narrative | Voice: Show me the Love

When Naomi and Maxime spend a day wandering a park, they share secrets as they fall in love. When night falls and they separate, bizarre happenings make Naomi question reality.

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Kills on Wheels
9:50pm @ St. Anthony Main
Director: Attila Till
Hungary | Narrative | Voice: Thrill Me Chill Me

This engaging dramedy puts a new spin on the term ‘differently abled’ with a strikingly original tale about two 20-somethings in a Budapest rehab center.

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Pyromaniac
9:55pm @ St. Anthony Main
Director: Erik Skjoldbjærg
Norway | Narrative | Voice: Thrill Me Chill Me

Out of the military, 19-year-old Dag returns to his home town and joins his father’s volunteer fire department just as a number of mysterious fires occur.

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