Parkway Theater Hosts Homegrown Cinema

May 6, 2008

The Parkway Theater is hosting a series of double features of Minnesota-produced films on Monday nights over the next four weeks. Here’s the trailer.

The schedule includes:

  • May 12 – Two Harbors & Bill’s Big Pumpkins
  • May 19 – Snuff: A Documentary About Killing on Camera and Grown Men
  • May 26 – It Came from Another World and Mondo Collecto
  • June 2 – Seeking Wellness and Wargoon Flishe

Enjoy.


Cloquet Premiere Set for “Older than America”

March 27, 2008

After more than a year of waiting, residents of northern Minnesota will have an opportunity to see “Older Than America,” the independently-produced feature that was shot in and around Cloquet, Minnesota, and on the nearby Fond du Lac Reservation in late 2006. Three screening are planned on Thursday, April 3. Showings at 5 and 9 p.m. are open to the public and a 7 p.m. screening is reserved for invited guest, presumably locals who worked on the production.

Reservations are needed to attend one of the showings. Tickets must be purchased in advance by calling the Preniere Theaters at 218-879-8045.

The film has recently screened at the South By Southwest Festival in Austin, Texas, and at the Women With Vision Film Festival at the Walker Art Center in Minneapolis.

More details are available in a Cloquet Pine Journal article at
www.cloquetmn.com/articles/index.cfm?id=13010&section=News


Shamrock Film Festivals Posts Call for Entries

March 24, 2008

The Rosemount Area Arts Council has posted a call for entries for the first annual Shamrock Film Festival. Rules, regulations and general information are available at www.rosemountaac.org/FilmFestival.html. The festival will feature short films, 12 minutes or less. Entry must be postmarked June 15 or earlier. Films will screen on July 18, beginning at 6:30 p.m., at the Rosemount Community Center Auditorium, 13885 S. Roberts Trail, Rosemount, MN 55068.

Contact inforaac@yahoo.com for more information.


Clooney and Zellweger Visit Duluth

March 24, 2008

The Duluth News Tribune posted video of George Clooney and Renee Zellweger‘s “Leatherheads” promotional visit to Duluth, Minnesota, on Monday , March 24.

    The footage includes Mayor Don Ness declaring it “Leatherhead Day in Duluth.”

    Also visit Greeting the fans at the Newspaper’s site.


    Clooney and Zellweger Visit Duluth to Promote “Leatherheads”

    March 18, 2008

    The Minneapolis Star Tribune is reporting that George Clooney and Renee Zellweger will visit Duluth, Minnesota, as part of press tour to promote “Leatherheads.” The film, a sports/screwball comedy, is about a 1920’s era football team called the Duluth Bulldogs. While set in Minnesota and Chicago, the film was shot in North and South Carolina.

    “Leatherheads” is scheduled to open nationwide on April 4.

    Read the MST article at: www.startribune.com/entertainment/movies/16785756.html

    The film’s official web site is at:
    www.leatherheadsmovie.com

    My previous posts on Leatherhead are available at: frozenframes.wordpress.com/?s=Leatherheads


    “Dead of Night (Winter)” Becomes “Killer Movie”

    November 18, 2007

    A horror film shot in Minnesota last spring has released a trailer on YouTube. Originally titled “Dead of Winter,” then “Dead of Night,” the film is now called “Killer Movie.” According to the trailer, it will be released this summer.


    College of St. Scholastica Screens Bergman Retrospective

    November 17, 2007

    bergman.jpgThe College of Saint Scholastica will screen a series of four films by Swedish director Ingmar Bergman. The series will begin on Friday, November 30, with “Smiles of a Summer Night” (1955). All films will be shown in the Science Building auditorium on Scholastica’s Duluth campus. They are free and open to the public.

    Bergman died in July of this year. He was one of the most influential filmmakers in film history with a career that spanned six decades.

    smiles.jpgFilm schedule:

    The film festival is sponsored by The College of St. Scholastica Library and the Department of Communication, Theatre and Art.

    More information at: http://www.css.edu/x21788.xml.

    Source: College of St. Scholastica Press Release