TWIN CITIES FILM FEST ANNOUNCES 2016 AWARD WINNERS

’Moonlight,’ ‘Blood Stripe’ take home honors at top Midwest festival St. Louis Park, MN (October 31, 2016) – The Twin Cities Film Fest announced its 2016 award winners over the weekend, recognizing films in nine top categories. The 11-day event, which …

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[Secrets of the City] Twin Cities Film Fest Opening Night

For the next two weeks the Twin Cities Film Fest moves into the cushy seats—and in-theater lounge, which actually has pretty good food—at the Showplace Icon Theaters at the West End. http://www.secretsofthecity.com/events/view/twin-cities-film-fest-ope …

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[Pioneer Press] These 6 movies will screen in St. Paul as part of the Twin Cities Film Fest

It’s always been called the Twin Cities Film Fest. This year, though, the annual event is making good on its name by moving into St. Paul. The festival will screen six movies at Independent Feature Project Minnesota, Thursday through Saturday. http://w …

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TCFF Day 2 Recap October 20

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Orange Is the New Black’ star Laverne Cox is coming to the Twin Cities Film Fest

This morning, the Twin Cities Film Fest announced its grand finale events, which will include a visit from Orange Is the New Black star/trans activist Laverne Cox. She’ll be in town at the end of the month to walk the red carpet for the screenings of t …

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Blood Stripe’ tells the powerful story of one woman’s struggle with post-war PTSD

From Minnesota’s Northwoods comes a searing portrayal of a female soldier who, after returning from Afghanistan, struggles to deal with the crippling effects of PTSD. “It’s a story ripe to be told,” says Remy Auberjonois, an actor best known for roles …

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    6:00 pm-7:00 pm
    2016-07-22
    IFP Minnesota
    550 Vandalia St #120, St Paul, MN 55114

    TCFF Insider Series presents Janey Makes A Play with Filmmaker in attendance on Friday, July 22nd. Janey Makes A Play is a documentary film that follows a captivating ninety-year-old woman as she rallies her small town to create a theatre production about the Great Depression amidst the real erosion of the town’s local economy. Janey has spent her life in the theatre, committing the past decade to writing and directing original plays for Rio Vista, California, a picturesque small town on the Sacramento River Delta. Her community non-profit troupe, called No Small Thing Productions, has produced seventeen of Janey’s original handwritten plays. Janey continually battles inconsistent rehearsal attendance, people moving away or quitting, actors memorizing their lines last-minute, and sets that are not completely assembled. If they don’t sell tickets for their performance, the troupe will not have enough money to continue to exist. Transported into rural America, we witness the challenges of pulling off a high-caliber production with an eccentric cast of characters.

    Film will be followed by a Q&A and a networking Happy Hour onsite!

    Friday, July 22nd
    6:30pm
    IFP Minnesota
    550 Vandalia St #120, St Paul, MN 55114
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    Online Tickets: $10
    Onsite Tickets: $12
    FREE for TCFF Members!

     

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