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A Special 20th Anniversary Fargo Special Event!
We Don’t Talk Like That: ‘Fargo’ and the Midwest Psyche

Date: Friday, Dec 2nd
Time: 7pm
Location: IFP Minnesota (550 Vandalia St #120, St Paul, MN 55114)
Admissions: Complimentary (First Come First Serve Seating – Limited Seats Available)

Watch Clips from FARGO and listen to an exclusive Radio Documentary about the Film!

The 1996 movie “Fargo” stirred widespread curiosity about snowy winters, funny accents and bloody mayhem on the frozen tundra of North Dakota and Minnesota. The film won two Oscar awards and inspired a popular television series of the same name. But how well did it actually capture and reflect the region?

In this “We Don’t Talk Like That: ‘Fargo’ and the Midwest Psyche,” producers Diane Richard and Todd Melby unravel the mystery behind the parkas, prowlers and wood chippers in interviews with actors William H. Macy (Jerry Lundegaard), John Carroll Lynch (Norm Gunderson), Stephen Park (Mike Yanagita), Tony Denman (Scotty Lundegaard), dialect coach Liz Himelstein, women in law enforcement, and many more.

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About us:
Diane Richard and Todd Melby are Minneapolis-based radio producers whose work has won multiple national journalism awards and has aired on NPR stations, including MPR News, Chicago Public Radio, WNYC – New York, KUT – Austin and many more. More info here: