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Shorts: Music in Focus
Digital Screening Room Fri, May 14, 2021 12:00 AM - Thu, May 27, 2021 11:59 PM

Best of Fest Encores
A collection of music videos and films centered on how music can impact our lives.

Virtual Available In:USA
Ticket Prices
General Public:$13.00 (+ $2 online fee)
Members:$10.00 (no online fee)
Film Info
Premiere Status:Minnesota Premiere
Festival Programs:Shorts
Minnesota Made
Tags:Minnesota Made
Release Year:2020
Runtime:31 min
Festivals & Awards:L'Age d'Or International Arthouse Film Festival 2020 - Best Music Video
Feel the Reel International Film Festival 2020 - Best Short Film
Independent Film Awards, London 2021 - Best Music Video
Director:Kjell Kvanbeck
Producer:Kjell Kvanbeck
Ryan Rusch
Allen Cragin
Screenwriter:Kjell Kvanbeck
Ryan Rusch
Allen Cragin
Principal Cast:Allisun Zagar
Ayla Cragin
Ryan Rusch


Best of Fest Encores

A film about loss and the journey of a beautiful, intelligent, caring, and inspirational person that served as mother, wife, and friend to some involved in this project.

Director Biography

Kjell KvanbeckKjell Kvanbeck is an award-winning filmmaker and composer based out of Minneapolis, Minnesota. Kvanbeck has directed everything from short films to international television ad campaigns. In 2013 Kvanbeck wrote, directed and composed the music for his short film Golden, which played several festivals across the country, earned the best Minnesota Made short film award from the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Film Festival, and was curated for the See 18 Exhibit at the Minneapolis-St. Paul Airport.

Screening as a part of Shorts: Music in Focus