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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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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TCFF19: DAY 3+4 Reviews: Greywood’s Plot + Documentaries: The Truth About Marriage & Salvage

It's already Day 4 at TCFF! Well, time sure flies when you're having fun! Here's a video recap from Saturday, courtesy of TCFF's awesome media producers Ellie Drews & Kirstie House: https://vimeo.com/367401324 Greywood's Plot Greywood's Plot, directed by MN-based director Josh Stifter (whom Ruth interviewed for his film The Good Exorcist), is a fantastically fun and …

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2019 TWIN CITIES FILM FEST features WOMEN series + ENVIRONMENTAL SUSTAINABILITY films

It's one of the most wonderful time of the year!! For film fans like me, for the past 10 years TCFF has brought so much joy and excitement since its inception in 2009! I still can't believe it's been ten years since it all began, I guess time flies when you're having fun, and I'm …

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The 8 Twin Cities Film Fest tickets to get – recommendations from our Artistic Director Steve Snyder

It's now just a week away until Twin Cities Film Fest starts on Wednesday Oct. 18 - Saturday Oct 28. I've mentioned some of the studio/MN feature films as well as documentaries you shouldn't miss. Now, there are some films you're probably already excited about that you've gotten tickets to. But there are those which …

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Spotlight on 10 great documentaries playing at 2017 TCFF!

It's that time of the year again, folks! Less than two weeks until the 11-day film festivities and cinematic marathon begins. Yep, the 8th annual Twin Cities Film Fest begins starts on Wednesday Oct. 18 - Saturday Oct 28. I've mentioned some of the studio and MN feature films screening at TCFF that I'm excited …

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MSPIFF Double Documentary Reviews: Chavela and Untouchable (2017)

CHAVELA Directed By: Catherine Gund and Daresha Kyi Runtime: 1 hour 30 minutes Like most 20-something-year-old Midwesterners, I had never heard of Chavela Vargas. I might have heard some of her music in college, but I didn’t know her name-or her incredible history-until I saw Catherine Gund and Daresha Kyi’s documentary chronicling her unconventional musical career, …

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Guest Coverage & Reviews of Frozen River Film Festival 2017

The Twin Cities might be more well-known for their arts and culture scene than other parts of Minnesota, but there are plenty of small towns that have so much to offer as well-Winona, for example. Okay, I might be a little biased, as it is home to my beloved alma mater (Winona State University), but …

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TCFF 2016 Documentary Reviews: ‘In Search Of America’ + ‘Beyond The Thrill’ + ‘The Unrelenting Charlie Davies’

There's no shortage of great documentaries at TCFF! Today we've got a trio of reviews, thanks to FC contributor Sarah Johnson, my awesome reviewing partner during the film fest. Check out her bio page here, she's a MN-based freelance writer who also writes for City Pages. 'In Search Of America' Review Haven’t gotten enough of the …

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TCFF 2016 Documentaries Reviews: ‘Denial’ + ‘Prison Dogs’

We're now on its halfway point of the 11-day film festivities! I've been watching plenty of documentaries back to back, and today we've got reviews of two excellent ones we highly recommend. 'Denial' Review Our nation’s electrical grid and having a transgender family member. The two don’t seem to be related, do they? They will after you …

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