ALL 0-9 A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
 
Program
1-18 of 97
Page:
View:

13TH

MSP Film Society presents a special FREE screening of 13TH with Zoom Conversation. This event is part of the MSP Film Society's programming initiative, We the People: Required Watching, designed to spark conversation around current events and issues of social impact affecting our community, country and world. This event and series is generously supported by the GEORGE FAMILY FOUNDATION. All We the People online discussions are generously supported by Kelly and Mike Palmer.

View More
 

2040

Award-winning director Damon Gameau (That Sugar Film) embarks on a journey to explore what the future could look like by the year 2040 if we simply embraced the best solutions already available to us to improve our planet and shifted them rapidly into the mainstream.

View More
 

76 Days

Opens Friday, December 4.
Set in the early days of the COVID-19 outbreak, this raw and intimate documentary captures the struggles and human resilience in the battle to survive the pandemic in Wuhan, China.

View More
 
 

Ai Weiwei: Yours Truly

WATCH NOW AND SUPPORT MSP FILM

Human rights become profoundly personal when Ai Weiwei, China's most famous artist, transforms Alcatraz Island prison into an astonishing expression of socially-engaged art focused on the plight of the unjustly incarcerated. At the core of the installation, called @Large, were portraits of prisoners of conscience coupled with the opportunity to write letters of solidarity to the imprisoned.

View More
 

Alice and the Mayor (Alice et le maire)

MSP Film Presents Burning Bright: New French Filmmakers 2020! After 30 years in politics, the mayor of Lyon, Paul Théraneau (Fabrice Luchini), finds himself in the middle of an existential crisis. He feels empty and devoid of ideas. As his aides scramble to solve this problem, they hire Alice Heimann (Anaïs Demoustier), a brilliant young philosopher from Oxford, to a communications post.

View More
 

Amulet

WATCH NOW AND SUPPORT MSP FILM

Amulet, written and directed by Romola Garai, explores the story of Tomaz, an ex soldier from an unnamed foreign conflict, living in strained circumstances in London. Haunted by his past, he is offered a place to stay in a decaying, claustrophobic house, inhabited by an enigmatic young woman and her dying mother. As he starts to fall for his new companion, Tomaz cannot ignore his suspicion that something insidious might also be living alongside them.

View More
 
 

And the Birds Rained Down (Il pleuvait des oiseaux)

MSPIFF39 Redefined Best of Fest Encore Screening! 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.

View More
 

Bacurau

2020 MSPIFF Official Selection! A few years from now... Bacurau, a small village in the Brazilian sertão, mourns the loss of its matriarch, Carmelita, who lived to be 94. Days later, its inhabitants (among them Sônia Braga) notice that their village has literally vanished from online maps and a UFO-shaped drone is seen flying overhead.

View More
 

Balloon

2019 MSPIFF Official Selection! With a theatrical release to coincide with the 30th anniversary of Germany’s reunification, Balloon is based on the true events of one of the most daring escapes of the Cold War in which two families living in Communist East Germany sailed over the heavily fortified border in a homemade hot-air balloon.

View More
 
 

The Bare Necessity (Perdrix)

MSP Film Presents Burning Bright: New French Filmmakers 2020! When out-of-towner Juliette turns up after being robbed by a militant nudist, buttoned-up officer Perdix takes up the case and thus begins a fantastic odyssey, encountering a motley crew of characters, including the great Fanny Ardant as Perdrix’s quirky mother.

View More
 

Beats

A universal story of friendship, rebellion, and the irresistible power of music set against the backdrop of the Criminal Justice and Public Order Act of 1994, which banned unlicensed raves across the UK, Beats follows best friends and polar opposites Johnno and Spanner who, realizing they are destined for different futures, sneak out to an illegal party in pursuit of one last crazy night together.

View More
 

Best of CatVideoFest: Creature Comforts Edition

You asked for it, so we delivered! For the first time ever, CatVideoFest is available to screen virtually outside of theaters! Long time CatVideoFest curator extraordinaire, Will Braden, has crafted a 40-min "treat" of a reel specifically designed for home-viewing, that includes the very best videos from CVF's illustrious history. We're rolling it out to virtual cinemas all across the country beginning Friday, April 10!

View More
 
 

Blackbird

Blackbird stars Susan Sarandon, Kate Winslet, Mia Wasikowska, Sam Neill, Rainn Wilson, Bex Taylor-Klaus, Anson Boon, and Lindsay Duncan and tells the story of Lily (Susan Sarandon) and Paul (Sam Neill) summon their loved ones to their beach house for one final gathering after Lily decides to end her long battle with ALS.

View More
 

Botero

This beautifully filmed documentary offers an inspiring look at the power of relentless vision, unwavering conviction and a lifetime of discipline. We follow an unknown, self-taught painter from provincial Medellin in 1932, as he propels himself to the pinnacle of the art world. The film brings together the man and his art to capture Botero’s essence–the quiet resolve and strength of character that allowed him to overcome poverty, decades of harsh criticism and the tragic death of his four-year-old son.

View More
 

Boys State

FREE MSP Film Society Members Only Sneak Preview Screening of Amanda McBaine and Jesse Moss's 2020 Sundance Grand Jury Prize Documentary winner Boys State on Tuesday, July 28 at 7:00pm (CT). A recorded Q&A with the filmmakers follows the screening.

View More
 
 

Bridge

MSPIFF39 Redefined Best of Fest | Audience Choice Award: Documentary Feature | 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.

View More
 

Burning Ghost (Vif-argent)

MSP Film Presents Burning Bright: New French Filmmakers 2020! This debut feature film by director Stéphane Batut centers around Juste, who can see dead people. He wanders the streets of Paris, escorting the ghosts he encounters into the afterlife after collecting their last memory.

View More
 

Capital in the 21st Century

Based on the international bestseller by rock-star economist Thomas Piketty (which sold over three million copies worldwide and landed Piketty on Time Magazine's list of most influential people), this captivating documentary is an eye-opening journey through wealth and power, a film that breaks the popular assumption that the accumulation of capital runs hand in hand with social progress, and shines a new light on today’s growing inequalities.

View More