And the TWIN CITIES FILM FEST 2019 award winners are…

Hello FC readers, it's Ruth here! MARRIAGE STORY, JUST MERCY, PREMATURE TAKE TOP HONORS Noah Baumbach’s critically-acclaimed relationship drama Marriage Story tops 2019 winners. Twin Cities audiences honor local productions 3 Day Weekend & Oh My Stars alongside the empowering beauty documentary A Perfect 14. So, last night Twin Cities Film Fest announced its 2019 award winners Saturday evening, recognizing films …

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TWIN CITIES FILM FEST announces 2019 Awards Finalists

Hello FC readers, it's Ruth here! It's the last day of Twin Cities Film Fest and TCFF has unveiled more than 25 finalists for its top awards. Among the 2019 contenders for Best Feature Film are Taika Waititi’s provocative anti-hate satire Jojo Rabbit, which recently took home the top prize at the Toronto International Film Festival, …

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TCFF19 Reviews: The Chunta Documentary + Features: The Education of a Negro + Up There

It's the day before last of TCFF! Whew!! What an amazing 10 days it's been celebrating Twin Cities Film Fest's 10th Anniversary!! But as I mentioned in this post, we still have plenty of great films to watch tonight and tomorrow! One of them is The Chunta, which premieres Saturday at 2:40 PM. The Chunta …

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TCFF 2019 Documentary Reviews: Like Harvey Like Son + 8 Seasons of Art + Juice: How Electricity Explains The World

Documentaries always plays a big part of Twin Cities Film Fest and we're all the better for it. It's always fun to learn something new by watching an insightful, fascinating doc. There are a plethora of subject matters, from environmental sustainability (TCFF's social justice cause this year), films about art/culture, and inspirational journey of a …

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2019 TWIN CITIES FILM FEST – What to see the rest of TCFF

We've past the halfway point of the film fest... but we still have three full days filled with GREAT films! S0 here are the Daily Schedule for the rest of the film fest, but before that, here's a fun recap video from yesterday: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WJuMJMAbx6I&feature=youtu.be Thursday, October 24 12:15p.m.: Science Fair, Cristina Costantini & Darren Foster …

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TCFF 2019: ‘The Soviet Sleep Experiment’ – Review + Interview w/ director Barry Andersson + actor Chris Kattan

The Soviet Sleep Experiment In the late 1940s, Soviet researchers kept four patients awake for thirty days using an experimental gas-based stimulant. The researchers were cut off from the world and asked to do a series of tests on the subjects for the benefit of the Red Army. What started as a purely scientific research …

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TCFF 2019 Film Spotlight: ‘Go Back To China’ – Q&A with writer/director Emily Ting

GO BACK TO CHINA Synopsis: When spoiled rich girl Sasha Li blows through most of her trust fund, she is cut off by her father and forced to go back to China and work for the family toy business. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KeiVdLXOkZg Review of GO BACK TO CHINA When I first heard of the title, I did …

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TCFF19 Horror/Thriller Reviews: Puppet Killer + Scream, Queen: My Nightmare on Elm Street + 3 Day Weekend

We've already reached halfway of the film fest!! You can search TCFF2019 for ALL of the posts we've done so far this year. Check out the recap from Saturday (thanks to our media producers + TCFF interns!): https://vimeo.com/367529505 Well, since it's almost Halloween, here are a trio of horror/thriller reviews of films screening at TCFF! …

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TCFF 2019 MN Filmmaker Spotlight: Cynthia Uhrich on her short films ‘Oh My Stars’ + ‘Everyone Goes In The Lake’

Hello friends! Ruth here. If you've been reading the blog for a while you know that here on the blog we care about diversity in filmmaking, both in front AND behind the camera. So I love highlighting female filmmakers, both locally and internationally, and today we've got a veteran MN artist Cynthia Uhrich, founder of …

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