37th Minneapolis St. Paul International Film Festival - April 12-28, 2018April 17
Four men are charged with handing over payments to paramilitaries late at night. But when their contact is accidentally killed, it sets into motion uncontrollable forces.
In this wonderfully perplexing film, an abandoned shipwreck is found in the Iranian desert in 1965, where a banished political prisoner has hung himself.
A pair of bounty hunters chase a pair of homeless teens across Europe, seeking a cell phone with explosive information.
A documentary about real life superheroes Paul Farmer, Jim Yong Kim, and Ophelia Dahl, who fought to bring health care to the poorest people in the world.
Two brothers on opposing sides of the Nepali Civil War must together bring their deceased father’s body to the river for cremation.
Three hapless fools lose a winning lottery ticket and are forced to wander through Bucharest, in and out and back again in this Beckett-like comedy.
A documentary about the history and the reunion of Minneapolis Indie rock legends 12 Rods, following the band from its roots in Oxford, Ohio to working with Todd Rundgren.
In this stirring documentary, three Dutch journalists take on the entire chocolate industry in order to expose the child slavery used in cocoa’s production.
Liang and Guo meet while fleeing Myanmar for Thailand and fall in love, even as they face incredible hardships not the least from their differences in getting to the border.
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.
Look and See: A Portrait of Wendell Berry explores the life of the author returned home to Henry County, where he bought a farm house and began a life of farming, writing, and teaching.
Dean is a young man mourning the loss of his mother. After an argument with his father about selling the family home, he flees from the East Coast to LA, where he finds true love.
This subtle, nuanced coming of age story marks writer-director Adam Guzinski as a talent to watch.
A portrayal of several young women in immersive yet indeterminate states: within their bodies, among their friends and lovers, and in a culture of economic and spiritual recession.
In an Icelandic fishing village, Thor and Kristjan intense friendship is tested when the latter starts to develop sexual feelings for the other in this coming-of-age film.
From director Danis Tanovic comes this critique of European politics and conflict, captured in one evening in a chaotic luxury hotel on the anniversary of the start of World War I.
When Ladji, a bus driver barely eking out a living, is passed over for promotion, he turns to Mali’s exploding drug trade and rises through the ranks with alarming swiftness.
Tsanko finds money on the railroad tracks, and turns it in to the police. For his honesty, he is given a cheap watch by the Ministry of Transport, whose PR hack manages to lose his good watch.