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9 Degrees

Watch May 15 - May 23
Director(s): Kalim Armstrong , Demetre Papapgeorgiou

This is the story of 5 brothers and 4 sisters, separated by distance and decades, coming together for the first time, thanks to online DNA testing.

Screening as part of VIRTUAL SHORTS: MN MADE DOCS 2

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Adam

Watch May 15 - May 23
Director: Maryam Touzani

In Morocco, a pregnant woman is found sleeping on the streets by a lonely widow in this generous and empathetic debut feature. The prize-winning Adam launched in the “Un Certain Regard” section of 2019 Cannes and is “an unabashed love letter to motherhood as well as to the skills of her two leads.” --Variety

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And the Birds Rained Down

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Director: Louise Archambault

Three elderly men, living in deliberate isolation in the woods by a remote lake in Canada find their lives becoming increasingly threatened by society, by nature, and by time itself. When two women suddenly arrive, a photographer and a runaway octogenarian, their way of life will never be the same. Based on the acclaimed novel of the same name by Jocelyne Saucier.

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Arab Blues

Watch May 15 - May 23
Director: Manele Labidi

Back home after having lived in Paris since she was 10, psychoanalyst Selma opens a counseling practice in Tunis only to find her clients are as challenging to her as she is to them. With its cast of rich characters, Manele Labidi’s wonderful comedy is at once moving and hilarious.

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Aurora

Watch May 15 - May 23
Director: Miia Tervo

When Aurora meets Iranian immigrant Darien, he immediately proposes marriage in order to stay in Finland with his daughter. When she counters by telling him to give her €3,000 and she’ll find him a wife, little does she realize that she’s going to fall for the man.

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The Barefoot Emperor

Watch May 15 - May 23
Directors: Jessica Woodworth, Peter Brosens

Special video introduction by co-director Jessica Woodworth. A sequel to the enormously popular mockumentary King of the Belgians (which closed the 2017 MSPIFF) sees the hilariously misfortunate Belgian King Nicolas III suddenly crowned Emperor of Europe. You need not have seen the first installment to enjoy this singular satire!

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Bayt Jadeed: Seeking Home

Watch May 15 - May 23
Director(s): Mackenzie Kuhl, Danica Simonet

Bayt Jadeed narrates the search for home from the perspective of refugees and receiving communities both in Germany and in Minnesota.

Screening as part of Virtual Cinema: MN MADE DOCS 1

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Beyond the Horizon

Watch May 15 - May 23
Director: Delphine Lehericey

It’s the summer of 1976, and Gus’s farm family is feeling the effects--physically and financially--of a summers-long drought. When his mother’s divorced friend Cecile arrives, it piques the boy's curiosity and strains the family to its breaking point in this gorgeous coming-of-age film.

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Binti

Watch May 15 - May 23
Director: Frederike Migom

12-year-old Binti has thousands of followers on social media, but on paper she ‘doesn’t exist’. Living as asylum seekers in Belgium, Binti and her Congolese father flee deportation and encounter a lonely boy and his mum who invite them in. Recommended for Age 10+

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The Blessing

Watch May 15 - May 23
Director(s): Liann Kaye

When a timid, midwestern boy decides to propose to his girlfriend, he has to go through her immigrant, Chinese mother first.

Screening as part of Virtual Shorts: Comedies

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Bombay Rose

Watch May 15 - May 23
Director: Gitanjali Rao

Six years in the making, this lush animated feature debut from Gitanjali Rao is a fascinating mixture of stark realism, a satire of Bollywood films, and the fantastic elements of Indian mythology. Fans of the old school animation found in the best of Disney classics should not miss Bombay Rose, a hand-painted animated film that has won acclaim at festivals around the world.

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Bridge

Live Q&A on Friday, May 22 at 7:00pm
Watch May 15 - May 23
Director: Spencer Patzman

On August 1st, 2007, the sudden collapse of the I-35W bridge in downtown Minneapolis shaped a community. Spencer Patzman’s debut documentary follows the many personal stories of one tragedy and the countless ways it is felt more than 12 years later.

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Bridge - Live Q&A

Live Q&A on Friday, May 22 at 7:00pm
Join MSPIFF and Bridge director Spencer Patzman for a live Q&A and conversation about the film and to take your questions.
Register for the Free Zoom Q&A

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Carry My Heart to the Yellow River

Watch May 15 - May 23
Director(s): Alexis Van Hurkman

Taking her hospitalized friend's place on a bike tour to the Yellow River, a high school graduate travels to faraway Gannan, racing the clock to share pictures of the journey.

Screening as part of VIRTUAL SHORTS: MN MADE DRAMAS 1

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Children of Spring

Watch May 15 - May 23
Director(s): Sebastian Schnabel

A group of kids take us on a journey into Minneapolis’ biggest parade, as the event is struggling to survive.

Screening as part of VIRTUAL SHORTS: MN MADE DOCS 2

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Coaster

Watch May 15 - May 23
Director(s): Amos Sussigan, Dan Lund

A recent graduate experiences the literal ups and downs of adulthood after moving into his first home, built atop a roller coaster in sync with his emotions.

Screening as part of Virtual Shorts: Comedies

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Code_Switch

Watch May 15 - May 23
Director(s): Sigin Ojulu

When Ruby Oliver loses her big brother (Marty) and only friend to gun violence, she uses a VR game for a chance to talk to his “data life”, an identical data version of Marty.

Screening as part of VIRTUAL SHORTS: MN MADE DRAMAS 1

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Coffee Shop Names

Watch May 15 - May 23
Director(s): Deepak Sethi

Three Indian people imagine their personas as their "coffee shop names," the names they give baristas because their real names are hard to pronounce.

Screening as part of Virtual Shorts: Comedies

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