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Closing Night @ MSPIFF 2016: 'The Seventh Fire' Reviewed

The Minneapolis St. Paul International Film Festival ends with a documentary that should perhaps be required watching for any Minnesotan. Jack Pettibone Riccobono’s work, which is presented by… 667 more words

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Day 16 @ MSPIFF 2016: 'The Ardennes' Reviewed

A powerful feature debut from Belgian filmmaker Robin Pront, The Ardennes is a muddy, tense and stylish exploration into the relationship between two brothers living at the edge of society. 521 more words

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Day 14 @ MSPIFF 2016: '10 Billion -- What's On Your Plate?' Reviewed

At first, Valentin Thurn’s latest food-focused documentary looks to be a bland piece on the threat of genetically-modified food and the specter of big agri-business. But the German filmmaker and journalist goes deeper, much deeper into the issues surrounding food production — traveling from Japan to Africa to Milwaukee, exploring new ideas and approaches to foodmaking, some of which are unforgettably cool. 500 more words

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Day 13 @ MSPIFF: 'A Decent Man' Reviewed

Like 2014’s powerful ski vacation meltdown drama Force Majeure, Micha Lewinsky’s A Decent Man shines a light on the condition of the modern man as he attempts to be good to the women and children in his life. 524 more words

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Day 12 @ MSPIFF 2016: 'Weiner' Reviewed

Josh Kreigman and Elyse Steinberg’s film on the fall and rise and fall of former Congressman Anthony Weiner is not only perhaps the most compelling documentary you’ll find at this year’s MSPIFF — it’s also one of the most riveting political documentaries ever made. 470 more words

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MSPIFF Weekend Roundup: Women In Film panels + 'The Fencer' mini review

It’s truly one of the best weekends weather-wise in the Twin Cities. It’s 70+ degrees and sunny for three days in a row which is unusual as we do still get snow in April occasionally. 962 more words

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Day 11 @ MSPIFF 2016: 'Tale Of Tales' Reviewed

Just watch the trailer above. That’ll tell you all you need to know.

Well, maybe not. But it will most importantly tell you that Tale of Tales… 436 more words

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