37th Minneapolis St. Paul International Film Festival - April 12-28, 2018April 24
From acclaimed director Sergei Loznitsa comes Austerlitz, a stunning look at the phenomenon of ‘Holocaust tourism’.
When running back Lewis Carpenter dies, and is diagnosed in death as having Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy, his daughter goes on a crusade to find answers.
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.
When a beloved cat dies, bureaucrat Dona Flor must make an accounting of what her life really means.
A biopic of avant-garde painter Wladyslaw Strzeminski, Polish director Andrzej Wajda’s final film, and that country’s official entry to the 2016 Academy Awards.
“There are certain things we shouldn’t try to understand”, so speaks the ornithologist, who becomes not only lost on his survey of local birds, but adrift in time and space.
When Menashe loses his wife, his son must stay with an uncle until Menashe finds a wife. Can Menashe succeed in impressing the Hasidic elders that his son should be with his father?
Director Lutz Gregor follows singer Fatoumata Diawara on a musical journey through Mali, where she and other innovative performers are threatened by radical Islamists.
A look at guitarist Bill Frisell, who changed jazz, country, folk, rock, blues, pop, and even avant-garde in a career that spans over 40 albums and countless performances.
Two Kurdish brothers determine to deliver a pair of handmade shoes to Real Madrid superstar Cristiano Ronaldo in this heartfelt road movie, rich in day-to-day detail of life in contemporary Iraq.
When hip hop artists Orelsan and Gringe (playing themselves) are told to create a new song in 24-hours or else, what else can they do but smoke, drink, and wander around town?
Chef Massimo Bottura sets his sights on taking food that is to be thrown away and turning it into delicious and nutritious gourmet dinners for the most vulnerable people in Modena.
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.
Based on the worldwide hit play Blackbird, Una is the story of the eponymous woman who seeks to reclaim her sexuality from the man who abused her as a child 15 years earlier.
When a border guard takes his teenaged sons to a cabin on the Polish border, he hopes to bond with them. But a man emerges from the forest, pushing the family to its breaking point.
This improvised film plunges the viewer into a cramped van, where two young people are subjected to psychological torture at the hands of sadistic misogynists and corrupt police.
Salma, Laila, and Nur are three women in Tel Aviv, living life to the fullest and confronting societyês expectations, in this rollicking debut comedy by Maysaloun Hamoud.
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.
Radu Patru is a Romanian living in France, hoping to be a journalist. When two teenage Romanian prostitutes are repatriated from France, it’s the scandal he needs to win the job.
A fearless documentary examining Iranian women locked in a detention facility for crimes ranging from murder to drug dealing and the ways they cope inside and outside the walls.