Playing: December 2014-February 2015
Programed and Prepared By Craig Laurence Rice and Jesse Bishop, The Film Society of Mpls/St.Paul
All films are created by Minnesota artists.
The group has been featured on multiple television shows and movies including Jersey Shore, Gossip Girl, From Prada to Nada, and The Real L Word.
THIS MOVIE HAD NO SCRIPT
Documentary by Ben Lifson
An inside look at Minnesota’s tradition of improvisational theater, started by Minnesota actor Dudley Riggs, and the theatrical companies that followed.
Ben Lifson has been Lead Editor on numerous documentaries, narrative films, and ad campaigns as the ballot initiative on gay marriage in Minnesota and anti-bullying in schools campaigns.
MARCEL: KING OF THE TERVUREN
Animation by Tom Schroeder
An extremely original visual poem.
Schroeder teaches animation at the Minneapolis College of Art and Design. He’s directed ads for Kashi Foods, Samsung and Hertz Car Rental.
Drama by Kjell Kvanbeck
A dramatic story of an older couple on their fiftieth wedding anniversary with renowned actor Bain Boehlke.
Boehlke is known for his role as Mr. Mohra in the Coen Bros.’ cult classic Fargo.
Beth Pacunas has served as writer, producer and director on several TV shows, including Monsterquest and Bizarre Foods with Andrew Zimmern.
Maya Washington stars, along with Minnesota actor Lester Purry. Washington is the daughter of legendary Minnesota Vikings star Gene Washington.
While studying at the Minneapolis College of Art & Design, Michelle was taught by ‘Marcel’ creator Tom Schroeder.
Lucas Bryce also worked on the film Bullet, with legendary actor Danny Trejo.