Documentaries

(credit: MSPIFF)

Star Of Backup Singer Doc To Perform In Mpls.

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A longtime backup singer to some famous rock acts is scheduled to perform Friday night in Minneapolis. Merry Clayton, star of the documentary “Twenty Feet From Stardom,” will perform at a screening […]

04/19/2013

(credit: The Film Society of Minneapolis-St. Paul)

Movie Blog @ MSPIFF, Day 4: ‘Augustine’

Augustine is the second movie in the past three years to deal with the long-discredited disease referred to as “female hysteria” – used as the go-to diagnosis for many mental and physical health problems suffered by women in the 18th and 19th centuries.

04/14/2013

(credit: CBS)

Minn. Filmmaker Debuts Ice Show Documentary At Int’l Film Fest

Keri Pickett produced and directed “The Fabulous Ice Age” – a film about the history of theatrical ice shows which dates back 100 years.

04/12/2013

(credit: Sony Pictures Classics/Facebook)

Movie Blog: ‘Sugar Man’ Digs Into Unaware Legend’s Fate

The new documentary Searching for Sugar Man is an unlikely tale of resurrection, one which admittedly hinges a little bit on the fact that the folk-rock musician whose questioned fate remains a mystery among American audiences.

08/13/2012

(credit: CBS)

Information On “The Bully Project.”

From Michele Tafoya’s interview at 3:35 Tuesday afternoon.

09/20/2011

Morgan Spurlock wears "Pom Wonderful Presents The Greatest Movie Ever Sold" on his sleeve, literally. (credit: morganspurlock.com)

Movie Blog: Spurlock Hustles His Shill

I got to sit down with Spurlock at the downtown Minneapolis Hyatt (not coincidentally, given Hyatt’s logo is among the logos stitched onto his jacket) to talk about documentaries, Pump ‘N’ Munch and the Jackass effect. Here is some of that conversation.

04/29/2011

The Nite Show with Mischke – 7/8/10

There’s a special kind of fish the Gulf that actually likes the oil being spilled into it.  In a surfacing tussle for the life of the Internet, Kenny G. has given his thoughts on Prince’s […]

07/09/2010

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