37th Minneapolis St. Paul International Film Festival - April 12-28, 2018April 19
The film follows the discrimination complaint filed against the Government of Canada by the First Nations Child and Family Caring Society of Canada and the Assembly of First Nations.
Shipped to a concentration camp, French Resistance member Olga crosses paths with German SS officer Helmut, who once fell madly in love with her and still harbors feelings.
After 30 years in prison, Horacia is released. When she discovers she was set up by a wealthy lover, she uses the nation’s kidnapping epidemic to mete out her revenge.
Wiseman’s meditation on the art of boxing as it is practiced in Lord’s Gym, an Austin, Texas boxing institution where people retreat from the stress of the world.
Helene could not communicate until she was 21. With the aid of plastic letters, she began to write insightful poetry under the name Babouillec Sp, some of which have been turned into a play.
An unexpected visit from the in-laws quickly turns sour in this satisfying chamber piece about midlife marital crises.
Three very different people with vastly different stories come together and experience hope, trauma, and redemption in Johannesburg in Akin Omotoso’s startling new film.
Living in the ruined Athens Olympic Village, 17-year-old Dimitris tries to carve out a brutal living amongst the seaside tourists who abuse him regularly for money.
Two brothers on opposing sides of the Nepali Civil War must bring their father’s body to the river.
An examination of the disappearance of Martin Verfonden, a Dutch farmer who relocated to Santoalla, Spain to live off the land, and ran afoul of the village’s top family.
Three women, who are a federal deputy, a president, and a mediator, meet to determine the economic future of a small island, and face condescension and outright sexism in this satire.
In collaboration with IFPMN’s Cinema Lounge, this shorts program will kick off with four local films and a brief Q&A session after each hosted by Josh Carlon. Featuring Fine, Icebreaker, The Legend of Cyril, Illegal Aliens, Stay and Run, 3-Way (Not Calling), Business, Stuck, Roger, and Redmond Hand, Private Dick.
Shot over the course of three winters in North Dakota, The Bakken is a series of cinematic portraits of the people who work the oil fields.
This perfectly realized World War II drama chronicles the days before and after Norwegian monarch King Haakon VII made the decision to resist the German army.
A biopic of avant-garde painter Wladyslaw Strzeminski, Polish director Andrzej Wajda’s final film, and the country’s official entry to the 2016 Academy Awards.
When his taxi breaks down after a performance in Azerbaijan, French actor Jean-Paul accidentally wanders into Armenia, which is in a state of near-war with its neighbor.
When Louis, a gifted playwright, returns home to tell his family that he is dying, he is interrupted, berated, and physically abused in this wicked portrait of dysfunction.
Men on a fishing expedition are brutally gunned down by the Venezuelan military, and its two survivors must face a government that wants the story buried and the men imprisoned.
Defending themselves in a case that seems designed only to make Abacus Federal Savings a scapegoat for the financial crisis, the Sung family works to save their bank.
Based on John Ford’s epic The Searchers, Maliglutit is the story of Kuanana, who sets out across the barren Arctic in search of the marauders who have kidnapped his wife.
When Menashe loses his wife, his son must stay with an uncle until Menashe finds another one. Can Menashe succeed in impressing the Hasidic elders that his son should be with his father?
Belen is a housecleaner, scrubbing away her days working for a banal, upper class family. Until she stumbles on the nudist colony next door, which unleashes her inner anarchist.