37th Minneapolis St. Paul International Film Festival - April 12-28, 2018April 18

Endless Poetry
4:15pm @ Uptown Theater
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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All Governments Lie: Truth, Deception, and the Spirit of I.F. Stone
4:35pm @ St. Anthony Main
Director: Fred Peabody
Canada | Documentary | Voice: Expanded Horizons

At once a warm reflection of journalist I. F. Stone and a blistering indictment of mainstream media, this documentary film will make you question virtually every news source.

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The Wedding Ring
4:40pm @ St. Anthony Main
Director: Rahmatou Keita
Niger, Burkina Faso, France | Narrative | Voice: Show me the Love

When Tiyaa finds herself in an arranged engagement to a young man, a wise man counsels her to find a wedding ring on the eve of a new moon, and her quest helps ease her troubled heart.

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Goldstone
4:45pm @ St. Anthony Main
Director: Ivan Sen
Australia | Narrative | Voice: Thrill Me Chill Me

A missing persons’ inquiry brings indigenous Detective Jay Swan to a frontier town. What seems like a simple investigation opens a web of crime and corruption. Only Jay and a young local cop can bring justice to Goldstone.

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By the Time It Gets Dark
4:50pm @ St. Anthony Main
Director: Anocha Suwichakornpong
Thailand, France, Netherlands, Qatar | Narrative | Voice: Film on the Fringe

While Ann prepares for a film about the massacre of students in 1976 Thailand, she meets one of its survivors, Taew, who takes her down a very different path than what she expected.

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Signature Move
5:00pm @ St. Anthony Main
Director: Jennifer Reeder
USA | Narrative | Voice: Show me the Love

Zaynab has to keep much of her life a secret from her conservative mother, secrets like being in love with a Mexican woman… and that she’s training to be a Lucha wrestler.

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Lipstick Under My Burkha
6:50pm @ St. Anthony Main (RUSH ONLY)
Director: Alankrita Shrivastava
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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Daguerreotype
7:00pm @ Uptown Theater
Director: Kiyoshi Kurosawa
France, Belgium, Japan | Narrative | Voice: Thrill Me Chill Me

A young man finds work as an assitant for a reclusive photographer who is trying to conjure up his dead wife by taking daguerreotypes of their adult daughter.

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Untouchable
7:00pm @ St. Anthony Main
Director David Feige and Subjects Professor Eric Janus and Child Advocate Patty Wetterling Attending
Director: David Feige
USA | Documentary | Voice: Expanded Horizons

When a powerful lobbyist’s daughter is abused by a nanny, he passes the toughest abuse laws in the country, and the effect is wide-ranging and unpredictable.

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Shorts 10: Thriller
7:10pm @ St. Anthony Main
Filmmaker Attending
Director: Various
Various | Shorts Program | Voice:

Featuring The Swelling, The Devil’s Sonata, MEOW, Infestation, The Interlude, Waste, and LIGHTNINGFACE.

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The Commune
7:15pm @ St. Anthony Main
Director: Thomas Vinterberg
Denmark, Sweden, Netherlands | Narrative | Voice: Show me the Love

When Erik, a disgruntled architecture professor, inherits his father’s enormous home outside Copenhagen, he and his wife Anna decide start a commune to save their marriage.

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Pyromaniac
7:20pm @ St. Anthony Main
Director: Erik Skjoldbjorg
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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Accidents Waiting to Happen
9:40pm @ Uptown Theater
Director: James Frances Flynn
USA | Documentary | Voice: Art in Pictures

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.

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Lake Bodom
9:45pm @ St. Anthony Main
Director: Taneli Mustonen
Finland, Estonia | Narrative | Voice: Thrill Me Chill Me

Four Finnish teenagers head to Lake Bodom to recreate the 1960 murders that resulted in three deaths. But is the killer still lurking in the woods… or in the hearts of these kids?

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May God Save Us
9:50pm @ Uptown Theater
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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Patti Cake$
9:50pm @ St. Anthony Main
Screening w/ Pearl
Director: Geremy Jasper
USA | Narrative | Voice: Art in Pictures

Patti Dombrowski is overweight, poor, has an alcoholic mother, and one heck of a talent for crafting and singing rap music.

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Harmonium
9:55pm @ St. Anthony Main
Director: Koji Fukada
Japan, France | Narrative | Voice: Thrill Me Chill Me

When Toshio invites Yasaka, freshly released from prison, to not only work at his factory but share the family home, he sets into motion a series of cataclysmic events.

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Take Me For a Ride
10:00pm @ St. Anthony Main
Director: Micaela Rueda
Ecuador, Colombia, Mexico | Narrative | Voice: Show me the Love

High schooler Sara is looking to escape her surroundings and falls deeply in love with the new girl, Andrea, who shares her feelings over cigarettes, music, and conversation.

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