TCFF Indie Film Spotlight: FLORA + Interview with writer/director Sasha Louis Vukovic

One of my favorite film genres is sci-fi mystery. It's also a genre indie filmmakers have thrived at, which includes some of my favorites such as Never Let Me Go (2012), The Machine (2014), Ex Machina (2015), and one of my faves that screened at Twin Cities Film Fest in 2014, Time Lapse. One of the most …

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TCFF 2017 Reviews: Little Pink House + The Ballad of Lefty Brown

There aren't enough days in TCFF to post all the reviews. In fact, I still have a few more TCFF reviews coming your way next week, which will be interspersed with new release reviews such as Only The Brave, The Foreigner and The Snowman. Thanks to TCFF blog contributor Andy Ellis for these reviews. Definitely …

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TCFF Indie Film Spotlight: DARCY + Interview with filmmakers Heidi Philipsen-Meissner & Jon Russell Cring

I've mentioned several times that my favorite parts about covering Twin Cities Film Fest is about discovering new films, filmmakers and talents. Well, one of my favorite discoveries in all three fronts comes courtesy of this coming-of-age drama, DARCY. Gus Birney, the young starlet of TV's "The Mist" (based on a story by Stephen King) …

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Twin Cities Film Fest 2017 has wrapped! Check out the list of winners!

It's one for the books! The 8th annual fun-filled cinematic marathon has officially wrapped last night with yet another festive closing night party. Pardon the lack of post yesterday as it was literally an extremely jam-packed day and I've also been hit with a bit of a cold and cough. Every single TCFF staff and …

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TCFF 2017 Reviews: Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri + Blue Balloons

It's just two days left in TCFF and I'm playing catch-up with posting reviews! You might've noticed I've got to post a couple of things in a day at times… too many films too little time (both to watch and to review!) Well, below are couple of reviews from Day 6 and 7. Three Billboards …

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TCFF Indie Film Spotlight: Laura Gets A Cat + Interview with writer/director/star Michael Ferrell

Thanks to FC blog staff Laura Schaubschlager for conducting the interview with writer/director Michael Ferrell. I figure since her name is Laura and she has a cat, it'd be fun for her to watch the film and ask the interview questions 🙂 Laura Gets A Cat is a fun, relatable movie that makes some creative …

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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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Highlights from TCFF 2017 Opening Night… BREATHE, THE FLORIDA PROJECT & THE YEAR OF SPECTACULAR MEN

It's that time of the year again folks! Yep, it's the time when I basically made Showplace ICON at the West End as my second home for the next eleven days. And for the eighth year in a row, Twin Cities Film Fest always opens up with a bang! This year we've got such a …

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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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