Minneapolis/St. Paul International Festival Opens

April 17, 2007

The Minneapolis/St. Paul International Film Festival lives up to the “International” in its name by offering ten days of films with the emphasis on world cinema offerings. Opening on Thursday, April 19, with a 7 p.m. showing of Bamako at the Riverview Theater, followed by a opening night gala at the Riverview Wine Bar, the festival continues through April 29. Banako’s executive producer, actor Danny Glover, is scheduled to appear.

In all, 86 events are scheduled, including 46 films in the World Cinema category. Details, including film profiles, schedule, and ticket information, are available at the festival’s web site, mspfilmfest.org/2007/.

The festival is organized by Minnesota Film Arts. Its RSS feed is posted below in the sidebar.


Arab Film Fest Opens on March 29

March 28, 2007

The historic Heights Theater in Columbia Heights will host this week’s Twin Cities Fourth Arab Film Festival. Scheduled for Thursday, March 29, through Sunday, April 1, the festival features 23 films, most from middle eastern and European countries.

Details, including film descriptions, schedules and ticket information, are available online at http://www.mizna.org/arabfilmfest07/.