37th Minneapolis St. Paul International Film Festival - April 12-28, 2018April 26
17-year-old Phil returns from summer camp and falls in love with the new boy in town. But first he must confront old secrets, most notably the story of his long-lost father.
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.
A cinematic conversation with Abbas Kiarostami as he smokes, admires the snow, films ducks, and lives a life that is aware of seemingly all possibilities.
Radu Patru is a Romanian living in France, hoping to be a journalist. When two teenage Romanian prostitutes are repatriated from France, itês the scandal he needs to win the job.
A portrayal of several young women in immersive yet indeterminate states: within their bodies, among their friends and lovers, and in a culture of economic and spiritual recession.
The story of poet Emily Dickinson from Terence Davies, “Britain’s greatest living director” (The Evening Standard), which captures her life in 19th century Amherst, MA.
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.
A man with no name wanders through an African desert, moving slowly toward the Mediterranean Sea in the distance en route to Europe in this conceptual film without dialogue.
Following two groups of Green Berets who were the very first to land in Afghanistan following 9/11, Greg Barker’s Legion of Brothers is a nuanced and moving portrait of these men.
From acclaimed director Sergei Loznitsa comes Austerlitz, a stunning look at the phenomenon of – Holocaust tourism. “[A] haunting meditation” – The New York Times
In a quiet classroom somewhere in Sicily, three groups of immigrants to Europe meet with a white teacher who represents a very different facet of the new continent to each.
A frustrated boy and his determined father try to move a beautiful tree after the boy is possessed by the ghost of his dead mother.
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 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.
Three documentaries that explore the cultural, political, artistic, theatrical phenomenon happening every May Day in Minneapolis for over 40 years.
In this meditative documentary, the profound relationship between the people of the Basque country and the forests that surround them is explored in rich, poetic detail.
When confronted with their father’s possibly murderous past in World War II Poland, sisters Nana and Sephi’s investigation reveals more than they bargained for. “Profoundly moving.” – Variety
Dean is a young man, mourning the loss of his mother. After an argument with his father about selling the family home, he flees from the East Coast to LA, where he finds true love.
A French doctor uncovers a link between early death and a popular diabetes drug, and takes on both big pharma and the French government in this gripping true-life thriller.
Belén 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.
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.
When Kaleche wakes and finds herself in Kati Kati, she discovers that she has died and is waiting in the afterlife. When Thoma seeks to help her, he uncovers disturbing memories.
Resigned to a life of loneliness and disappointment, a middle-aged spinster awakens to opportunity and love when she grows a tail. A satire on Russian mores and an allegory on intolerance.
Trying to rid herself of grief, Sophia makes a deal with Solomon, an occultist versed in black magic, and unleashes even more horrors. “A spellbinding psycho-horror debut” – The Hollywood Reporter