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The Eternal Memory

Best of Fest Encore Screening

Oscar-nominated director Maite Alberdi (The Mole Agent) returns to MSPIFF with this compassionate story of Augusto and Paulina, a loving, elderly couple struggling with Alzheimer’s. 

Sun, Apr 23 5:30 PM
Wed, Apr 26 5:10 PM
Mon, May 1 4:30 PM
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Food and Country

James Beard-winning Author/Chef Amy Thielen (The New Midwestern Table) joins Director Laura Gabbert in conversation following the 7:00pm screening on Wednesday, April 26th at The Main Cinema.

Filmmaker Laura Gabbert focuses her camera on Ruth Reichl, one of America’s most beloved food writers, whose work to save small farms, ranches and restaurants in the face of corporate takeover makes for an amazing documentary. “An invitation into caring about the truth of how we eat.” –Alissa Wilkinson, Vox

Wed, Apr 26 7:00 PM
Thu, Apr 27 1:15 PM
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King Coal

Central Appalachia is a place of mountains and myth. Director Elaine McMillion Sheldon knows this well, calling those mountains home. Coal has had a profound influence on this community’s identity, but Sheldon dares to consider what future stories might look like out of the shadow of coal, now that relationships to coal are changing. She takes us on an alluring cinematic journey through the past, present, and future of Appalachia.

Fri, Apr 21 4:30 PM
Tue, Apr 25 2:00 PM
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Pay or Die

Directors Rachael Dyer and Scott Alexander Ruderman + Special Guests Attending.

Nearly two million Americans suffer from diabetes, and without insulin they’ll die. And yet, in the wealthiest nation on earth, too many people don’t have the money to pay for it. Directors Scott Ruderman (who has type 1 diabetes) and Rachael Dyer expose the affordability crisis in this stirring–and infuriating–documentary.

Sat, Apr 22 4:15 PM
Sun, Apr 23 1:30 PM
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To Kill a Tiger

Director Nisha Pahuja Attending.

In To Kill a Tiger, Ranjit, a farmer in Jharkhand, India, takes on the fight of his life when he demands justice for his 13-year-old daughter, the victim of a brutal gang rape. In India, where a rape is reported every 20 minutes and conviction rates are less than 30 percent, Ranjit’s decision to support his daughter is virtually unheard of, and his journey unprecedented.

Sat, Apr 15 6:30 PM
Sun, Apr 16 1:30 PM
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