Solstice Film Festival — It's a Killer

Killer Movie, a tongue-in-cheek story of a reality television shoot in a northern border town that goes terrifyingly awry, will open the third annual Solstice Film Festival (June 19-21) at Galtier Plaza in downtown St. Paul. The movie premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival (founded by Robert De Niro and Jane Rosenthal) in New York […]

The Films of Carlos Reygadas

The screen is black. A mass of ambient sounds emerges to pull the viewer into an immediate state of hypnosis. Crickets and a plethora of other insects are making their voices heard. Cattle and roosters join in, birds chirping, all while the camera slowly spins around with the grace of a Hitchcock film. At first […]

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Meet Local Filmmaker Jon Springer

Local filmmaker Jon Springer’s new film The Hagstone Demon will be shown as a free sneak preview Thursday, May 8, at the Riverview Theater. The film stars Mark Borchardt, the subject of the Sundance award-winning documentary American Movie, which made him a cult celebrity of the indie film set. This locally produced film — presented […]