TCFF 2016 Indie Horror Spotlight: Lake Runs Red – interview w/ director Jason Riesgraf + producer Jeff Fuller

Those who read my blog regularly knows I have such feeble nerves that I can't handle most horror movies. But I'm always up for supporting indie films, especially Minnesota-made films! So when I got the chance to interview the filmmakers behind Lake Runs Red, I jumped at it. It's a home-invasion horror + psychological thriller …

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TCFF Indie Film Spotlight: ‘Miles Between Us’ + Interview with lead actor Dariush Moslemi

I love road movies and Miles Between Us is an engaging mix of road trip + inspirational family drama. It's a Minnesota-made production, and most of the scenes shot around the Twin Cities, so it's cool to see a sold-out screening of it on Sunday. It also has a Minnesota crew, including one of TCFF staff members Briana …

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Indie film spotlight: DRAGONFLY (2016) & Interview with the creators of the film

When I first heard about Dragonfly about a year and a half ago, I was immediately intrigued by the fact that it's a female-led feature and that it's filmed in the Twin Cities. This is a debut feature for both Maribeth Romslo and Cara Green Epstein (who also wrote AND acted in the film). I was thrilled that …

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My interview with ‘The Old, Old Story’ director Samuel Hathaway + lead actor Charles Hubbell

I LOVE seeing directorial debuts of up and coming filmmakers being represented in TCFF. And one of the screenings today is an indie drama that's ripe with lots of food for thought to ponder afterwards. On the morning of a young woman's engagement, a stranger shows up and begins to debate the meaning of life. If …

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