Paulie Go!


The Main 1 Thu, May 19, 2022 6:30 PM
The Main 2 Thu, May 19, 2022 7:00 PM
The Main 3 Thu, May 19, 2022 7:20 PM
Ticket Prices
General Public:$30.00 (+$2 online fee)
Members:$20.00 (no online fee)
Film Info
Premiere Status:World Premiere
Programs:Special Presentations
Minnesota Made
Road Movie
Minnesota Made
Science & Technology
Release Year:2022
Runtime:86 min
Print Source:1091 Pictures
Director:Andrew Nackman
Producer:Lauren Hogarth
Laura Ivey
Jake Greene
Cinematographer:Hana Kitasei
Screenwriter:Jake Greene
Composer:Nick Urata
Principal Cast:Ethan Dizon
Madison Wolfe
Bernard White
David Theune
Tracie Thoms


MSPIFF41 Closing Presentation

Director Andrew Nackman and Cast & Crew Attending May 19.

A coming-of-age comedy about a high school artificial intelligence prodigy, Paulie (Ethan Dizon, Spiderman: Homecoming, Avengers: Infinity War) who aspires to become the greatest scientist of the 21st century. When Paulie gets rejected from the world-renowned robotics lab of Professor Chuck Shikenjanski (Bernard White, Silicon Valley, Homeland) he does what any rational teenager would do - steal his uncle’s locksmith van and drive halfway across the country to Northern Minnesota to track down the Professor and convince him to reverse his decision. In Paulie’s mind, the fate of global scientific progress, not to mention his own life, could be at stake.

Along the way, Paulie meets 18-year-old Avery Anderson (Madison Wolfe, I Kill Giants, True Detective) an expert angler who is just as headstrong and fiercely independent as he is. Though Paulie doesn’t think he needs friends, he definitely needs Avery and her boat in order to navigate the endless maze of waterways in Northern Minnesota to track down the Professor. Avery has built a sizable following online by posting fishing videos on social media but, like Paulie, she struggles to connect with people in real life.

MSPIFF41 Closing Presentation Film and Party

Generously sponsored by the members of MSP Film Society, MN Film & TV, The Machine Shop

Closing Presentation Film & Ticket: $30 general, $20 members

After the World Premiere of the MSPIFF41 MN-Made Closing Night film, Paulie Go!, celebrate with your fellow MSPIFF attendees, the film’s cast and crew and MSPIFF staff and volunteers in a rousing finale to MSPIFF41 at the Machine Shop.


Date: Thursday May 19

Time: 7 PM - 11 PM

Film Location: The Main: 115 Main St. SE, Minneapolis

Post Film Party Location:

The Machine Shop:

300 2nd St. SE, Minneapolis

Director Biography

Andrew Nackman is a filmmaker from Sleepy Hollow, NY who graduated with an MFA in film production from USC's School of Cinematic Arts. His short films include “The B-Boys” (2009), “How Ivan Ivanovich Quarrelled with Ivan Nikiforovich” (2009), and “Paulie” (2012). His features are 4th Man Out (2015) and Paulie Go! (2022).