Movie Blog: The 9th Arab Film FestivalMizna's 9th Arab Film Festival hits the Twin Cities this weekend, with dozens of films from several countries. This year's festival features several exciting selections, like Kaouther Ben Hania's thrilling "Challat of Tunis." Filmed in a gripping, faux-documentary style, "Challat" is inspired by a rumor ignored by local authorities over a decade ago about a biker who would slash women while they walk on the streets of Tunis.
Movie Blog: Manhattan Short (Global) Film Festival No plans Tuesday night? Then perhaps you'll be down to judge some short films in the world's only global film festival. It's called Manhattan Short, and it's happening (locally) at Minneapolis' St. Anthony Main Theatre.
Movie Blog: Highlights Of 'Images Of Africa' Film Festival Despite the snow and the cold, the Twin Cities are a place many Africans call home, and those over at the Film Society of Minneapolis/St. Paul decided to celebrate that fact with a festival called Images of Africa.
Movie Blog: Highlights From 2013 'Sound Unseen'Are you ready to rock, Twin Cities? Hüsker Dü and The National are waiting in the wings to bookend the 2013 Sound Unseen Film/Music/Art festival, which opens today and runs through Sunday, Nov. 17.
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Minn. Student Film Festival Friday In MinneapolisA film festival celebrating the work of Minnesota high school students will be held Friday in Minneapolis.
Movie Blog MSPIFF Spotlight: 'Stake Land'The second to last night of MSPIFF bites ... in a post-apocalyptic vampire kinda way.
Movie Blog MSPIFF Spotlight: 'My Joy'The Minneapolis-St. Paul International Film Festival is winding down, but some of the biggest titles are still in play, at least so far as exposure on the international festival circuit goes. For instance, "My Joy."
Movie Blog MSPIFF Spotlight: 'Sleeping Beauty'To be blunt, I'm not sure Catherine Breillat cares what I think about her movies. In fact, I'm sure she cares about what I don't think about her movies. Actually, I suspect she thinks I don't think at all.
Movie Blog MSPIFF Spotlight: 'Free Radicals'Free Radicals: A History of Experimental Film plays like a hip-hop collaboration in which a rapper or producer features the rhymes or rhythms of his rapper and producer friends.
Movie Blog MSPIFF Spotlight: 'The Man Who Will Come'The WWII pictorial drama is probably going to forever be a staple of European cinema. Instead of the Cinema Paradiso school, call it Cinema Inferno.