'Monumental' Shows How Epic The National Parks Are In WinterProfessional big-mountain skier Griffin Post hails from the Midwest. He spent his early boyhood years in Chicago and learned to ski at Wilmot Mountain, just across the state border in Wisconsin.
Netflix, Film Society Hosting Free Screenings, Discussions Of '13th'The latest film from director Ava DuVernay, whose Selma was nominated for the Best Picture Oscar in last year’s Academy Awards, is being shown in Minneapolis this weekend for free.
'Do Not Resist' Shines A Cold Light On Police MilitarizationIt was in the immediate aftermath of the Boston Marathon bombings in 2013 that documentary filmmaker Craig Atkinson knew something in American policing had changed.
'The Handmaiden' Is Beautiful, Bloody & Tricky In The Best WayThe Handmaiden, the latest work from Oldboy visionary Chan-wook Park, is a devious and unquestionably fun puzzlebox, stuffed with lies and lacy erotica, all wrapped in an absurd literary sheen.
Arrows Awards Returning To The Walker For The 30th YearFor the 30th year, The British Arrows Awards will play at the Walker Art Center this holiday season, showing the year’s funniest, cleverest and most innovative ads from across the pond.
Locally-Filmed 'A Stray' Goes Deep Into The Minneapolis Somali ExperienceWhen growing up in Indiana, filmmaker Musa Syeed couldn’t help but notice that when Muslims like himself appeared in movies or on TV, they were almost always the bad guys.
'Command And Control' Could Be The Scariest Film You See All YearA documentary opening this weekend at the Edina Cinema might well be the scariest movie you see this year.
How Swedish Bestseller 'A Man Called Ove' Became A Heartwarming HitWhen Swedish filmmaker Hannes Holm was first given the chance to make a movie of one of the most popular novels in his country’s modern history, he turned it down.
'Demon' Is A Dark, Beautiful Party DisasterOne of the worst times to be possessed by a malicious spirit is at one’s wedding, and that’s exactly what seems to happen to the groom in Marcin Wrona’s smart and gorgeous “Demon,” a Polish film that examines how people respond to on-going disasters and the atrocities of the past.
Mayan Language Film 'Ixcanul' Shines A Light On Guatemalan WomenIt’s easy to tell a film is going to take you to interesting places when it starts with two women giving pigs rum to chug so that they’re horny enough to have sex.
Local Filmmakers To Conclude The Walker’s Cinema Of Urgency SeriesThe Walker Art Center is highlighting Minnesota filmmakers this week, showcasing works that delve into local activism, politics and issues such as police violence.
'Lo And Behold': Werner Herzog Vs. The InternetThe legendary Bavarian filmmaker Werner Herzog grew up without electricity, running water or a telephone in the aftermath of WWII. He made his first movies with a camera he stole from a school. Now 73, the director of dozens of features and documentaries, such as "Grizzly Man" and "Aguirre, the Wrath of God", has focused his lens on the most important development in recent human history: the internet.