TCFF 2017 Interview: VICTOR’S LAST CLASS’ Director/Producer Brendan Brandt

One of the many intriguing documentaries playing at this year's TCFF is Victor's Last Class, documentary about an acting teacher getting ready to end his life, and a student who attempts to change his mind. Our blog staff Laura Schaubschlager talked to producer/filmmaker Brendan Brandt on the journey to making his film, where along the course …

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FlixChatter Review: The Eagle Huntress (2016)

Director: Otto Bell Runtime: 101 min This was one of my most-anticipated documentary of the year, so when it played at TCFF in October I was beyond thrilled. I had never seen eagle hunter doing their thing on screen, let alone an eagle huntress. It's a world rarely explored on films, and for that reason alone I was …

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Traveling Through Cinema – Antarctica: A Year On Ice documentary

I was supposed to see this film a couple of years ago during the Twin Cities Film Festival, but for some reason I couldn't make it to the screening. The film won Best Documentary from TCFF and rightly so. Well, after finally witnessing this spectacular documentary this weekend, I'm even more gutted I missed it on the big …

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Documentary Spotlight: 112 Weddings + Interview with filmmaker Doug Block

The 2015 Twin Cities Film Fest may still be 10 months away but periodically, the organizers run an awesome Insider Series event for film fans to enjoy. Next week, they are featuring a special screening of a thought-provoking and fascinating documentary, 112 Weddings (more info here). Filmmaker Doug Block is a documentary filmmaker (51 Birch …

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The Act of Killing review and Interview with director Joshua Oppenheimer

Before I review this film, I think it's important to give a bit of background on how I came to know about this film. I first heard of it from an Indonesian friend of mine when I went back to Jakarta last December. At the time I hadn't even heard of the film, but she …

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Counting down to TCFF: Bikes Over Baghdad documentary review

In about three months time, one of the most exciting event in my neck of the woods is touching down. YES, the Twin Cities Film Fest starts on FRIDAY, October 12 through Saturday, Oct. 20! I can't wait to be a part of the festivities again as the official blogger. So from now until then, …

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9/11: Out of the Blue – Simon Armitage’s Poem read by Rufus Sewell

Today marks the 10th anniversary of the September 11th attacks, a day I still remember vividly as I was on my way to work that morning. I was listening to my local radio on my commute when they interrupted programming when the first plane hit. I immediately thought it was some pilot error, and that …

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