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About MSP Film


MSP Film Society is Minnesota’s foremost film exhibition organization, bringing the best international and independent films to Minnesota audiences via the Minneapolis St. Paul International Film Festival, numerous niche film festivals like Cine Latino, monthly screening series like MN Made, and daily programming 365-days a year on all five screens at The Main Cinema.

Founded in 1962 MSP Film Society is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that promotes the art of film as a medium that fosters cross-cultural understanding, education, entertainment, and exploration. We offer audiences unique opportunities to experience the wealth of international cinema, to engage with and learn from visiting filmmakers, and to come together and share these experiences as a community.

Our programming serves a growing membership base and diversifying audiences of 85,000+ annually.

All films are presented in their original language with English subtitles for non-English dialogue, unless otherwise noted.


The Mission of MSP Film Society is to foster a knowledgeable and vibrant appreciation of the art of film and its power to unite, inform and transform individuals and communities.

Our mission is accomplished through a commitment to exhibiting the very best of new and classic local, domestic and international independent cinema. These notable award-winning films represent many perspectives and experiences and are, for the most part, simply not otherwise available to audiences in the region. And so, through the power of great cinema, we expose our audiences, in a unique way, to a rare mix of cultures, ideas, current affairs and notable filmmaking from around the world.

Our mission is carried out through the annual Minneapolis St. Paul International Film Festival (MSPIFF), niche festivals, regular special themed series, and daily screenings of new releases and classics from around the globe.


Annual Reports: 2023

View the MSP FILM IRS form 990 for previous years: 2022, 2021