37th Minneapolis St. Paul International Film Festival - April 12-28, 2018April 18
Alejandro Jodorowsky’s second autobiographical film, with his son Adan playing the director as a young poet.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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?
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.
Patti Dombrowski is overweight, poor, has an alcoholic mother, and one heck of a talent for crafting and singing rap music.
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.
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.