37th Minneapolis St. Paul International Film Festival - April 12-28, 2018April 25
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.
A documentary about the challenges facing mixed race cancer patients who are forced to reflect on their complex genetics as they struggle to find bone marrow donors.
When Tairo, a lion tamer, loses his lucky horseshoe, he can no longer perform. So he goes on a quest to find ‘Mister Universo,’ an aging strongman who gave him the amulet.
In 1980s Bratislava, Miss Drazdechova (Zuzana Maurery), a teacher with powerful Communist connections, wreaks havoc on the lives of her students and their families.
This engaging dramedy puts a new spin on the term ‘differently abled’ with a strikingly original tale about two 20-somethings in a Budapest rehab center.
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.
Two brothers, born inside the Bergen-Belsen Displaced Persons camp in 1945, are reunited with one another and the mother who had to give them up in this powerful documentary.
A kid from the streets of Santo Domingo dreams of becoming a reggaeton singer, but to achieve his goals he must overcome the tough realities of the world around him.
When the Croatian government sends spies Kreso and Sikic to expose war widows who have fallen in love (and thus stand to lose their pensions), they find they’ve sent exactly the wrong men.
The story of Dolores Huerta, one of the activists who helped found the United Farm Workers’ Union and fought the barriers faced by women and people of color.
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 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?
Norman Oppenheimer is a down on his luck schemer who suddenly finds himself with a direct line to the new Israeli Prime Minister. Despite his good luck, his downfall is imminent.
Blessin, Cori, and Tayla are three Seniors at a Baltimore charter school, who hope to be the first in their families to go to college, and also to win a three-state competition in step.
After tough Ukrainian immigrant Marija loses her job in a Dortmund, Germany hotel, she turns to other illicit pursuits, determined to raise the money to open her own hair salon.
The story of Christopher “Quest” Rainey and Christine’a, aka “Ma Quest,” who open the door to their music studio and offer a sanctuary from the strife that grips their neighborhood.
Turning a bleak eye to contemporary Bulgarian society, Ralitza Petrova’s award-winning debut delivers an eat-or-be-eaten parable, relevant anywhere in the world where people are offered limited options.
Woven from wildly disparate elements, in the wake of a second cook seamlessly ties nature, documentary, and fiction into a new filmic experience.
When Lieutenant-Colonel David Greenbaum finishes his stint in the Israeli army, he loses his focus: now he’s just a man seeking work, losing respect in society and in his own family.