Playing: May 2018 – December 2018

Programed and Prepared By Craig Laurence Rice and Jesse Bishop, The Film Society of Mpls/St.Paul

All films are created by Minnesota artists.

Homemade Pasta/First Date Cooking
By Rob Perez
Running time 5:31
Six Panelists debate the profoundly inane passions of humankind over a drink.

Moheb Soliman | Poet
By Moheb Soliman
Running time 8:32
Born in Egypt and growing up in in the Midwest, Moheb Soliman’s most recent interdisciplinary poetry is inspired by nature, the great lakes, and ideas of belonging.

I Dance from my Bones
By Markus Hoeckner
Running time 4:26
Dancer Peace Madimutsa sheds light on his intuitive and magnetic choreography practice.

Aisha Said
By Green Card Voices
Running time 4:54
Green Card Voices utilizes digital storytelling to share personal narratives of America’s immigrants, fostering tolerance and establishing a better understanding between the immigrant and non-immigrant populations.

Theme and Variation
By Film North
Running time 2:16
Poetry in sight and sound. A film by students in the Documentary Camp at Film North, July 2016.

Silvercocoon | Husband & Wife Design Team
By TPT
Running time 9:23
Husband and wife duo reflect on their shared career as the Twin Cities based design team, SIlvercocoon.

Roots in Richfield
By Film North
Running time 6:36
Artist Witt Siasoco participates in a public art project in Richfield, Minnesota, where he and collaborators make large-scale painted portraits of individuals in the community.

Photographer Eric Mueller | Using Instagram to Form Community
By Eric Mueller
Running time 8:47
After decades in the film and commercial industry, Eric Mueller decided to shift his focus to photography. He explains how Instagram fueled his creative side and connected him with like-minded people.

Blackfish//Guilty Pleasure Movies
By Rob Perez
Running time 4:45
Six Panelists debate the profoundly inane passions of humankind over a drink.

Vanthay Hong
By Green Card Voices
Running time 5:34
Green Card Voices utilizes digital storytelling to share personal narratives of America’s immigrants, fostering tolerance and establishing a better understanding between the immigrant and non-immigrant populations.

Mr. Sippy
By Heather Novak-Peterson
Running Time 1:00
Artwork and poetry by Heather Novak-Peterson set to beats by Dan Haugh.

Unique With Love
By Dominic Howes
Running time 3:48
A father and daughter are momentarily separated in a used clothing store.

Waabooz
By Molly Katagiri, Wenonah Wilms
Running time 2:47
Waabooz the rabbit bravely outwits Mai’ingan the wolf in this animated tale.

Here
By Zachary Zalman Green, Jack Davis
Running time 2:02
“HERE.” attempts to broaden the notions of ability and inclusion by highlighting physically and cognitively disabled students at Roosevelt High School in Minneapolis.

Dan Schneidkraut 2016 McKnight Media Artist Fellow
By Film North
Running time 3:40
McKnight Foundation Media Artist Fellow Dan Schneidkraut shares about his interest in cinema.

Hippo Campus | Inside The Making of “landmark”
By TPT
Running time 10:00
A behind-the-scenes look at the band Hippo Campus, and the process of recording their album ‘landmark’.

How To Love Your Introvert
By Vokee Lee
Running time 3:46
An introvert explains himself to a loved one.

Bloomington Anthem
By Bloomington Convention & Visitors Bureau
Running time 1:24
A promotional video for the city of Bloomington, MN.

The Bridge//The One That Got Away
By Rob Perez
Running time 5:53
Six Panelists debate the profoundly inane passions of humankind over a drink.

Doomtree | Bangarang
By TPT
Running time 3:56
Doomtree performs “Bangarang” at the Varsity Theater for an episode of The Lowertown Line.

Ruhel Islam
By Green Card Voices
Running time 4:31
Green Card Voices utilizes digital storytelling to share personal narratives of America’s immigrants, fostering tolerance and establishing a better understanding between the immigrant and non-immigrant populations.

Mexica Aztec Dance
By Sihai Zhu
Running time 5:06
A demonstration of traditional Mexica Aztec song and dance.

Coyote Story
By Daniel Seman
Running time 5:00
An animated retelling of a traditional Ojibwe tale wherein a clever Coyote plays a trick on a group of ducks.

Isaac Gale 2016 McKnight Media Artist Fellow
By Film North
Running time 3:58
McKnight Foundation Media Artist Fellow Isaac Gale shares about his interest in video production and commercial filmmaking.

Shapiro & Smith Dance | The Gist
By TPT
Running time 7:06
Megan McClellan and Andrew J. Lester of Shapiro & Smith Dance perform “The Gist” on location at the Woman’s Club of Minneapolis. Poem read by Brian Sostek.

Now Playing
By Minneapolis Riverfront Partnership
Running time 1:00
A film-noir trailer for visiting the Great Mississippi and its Lake Itasca headwaters in Minnesota.

Shaping the Public
By Dawn Mikkelson
Running time 9:57
A short documentary exploring the innovative work behind an artist enclave in Venezuela, Tiuna El Fuerte Cultural Park.

Take Out//First Date Cooking
By Rob Perez
Running time 5:22
Six Panelists debate the profoundly inane passions of humankind over a drink.

Kate Sutton-Johnson | Set Designer & Director
By TPT
Running time 9:22
Set designer and director Kate Sutton-Johnson discusses the colliding interests that shaped her career.

Regina Santiago
By Green Card Voices
Running time 5:46
Green Card Voices utilizes digital storytelling to share personal narratives of America’s immigrants, fostering tolerance and establishing a better understanding between the immigrant and non-immigrant populations.

POS | All of It
By TPT
Running time 1:02
Rapper, producer, raging musicphile and “punk philosopher.” Watch P.O.S give a riveting performance at the Twin Cities PBS studios as part of the Lowertown Line series.

Be Heard | Youth Poetry Slam Series
By TPT
Running time 10:04
Young poets take the stage.

Nicole Brending 2016 McKnight Media Artist Fellow
By Film North
Running time 4:14
McKnight Foundation Media Artist Fellow Nicole Brending shares about her interest in film directing.

New
By Simone Le Claire
Running time 2:16
A young woman offers to shave their friend’s head.

Mighty Mississippi
By Minneapolis Riverfront Partnership
Running time 1:00
Two young women perform video poetry about the powerful river that flows through their city.

Face In The Crowd
By Sihai Zhu
Running time 4:53
Professionals of all types reflect on their experience living and doing business in China.

The Legend of Cyril
By Beth Peloff
Running time 2:08
The story of a cat named Cyril.

Davina and the Vagabonds | Start Running
By TPT
Running time 2:38
Old-school jazz impressarios Davina and the Vagabonds perform a searing rendition of their song

Haji Yusuf
By Green Card Voices
Running time 5:31
Green Card Voices utilizes digital storytelling to share personal narratives of America’s immigrants, fostering tolerance and establishing a better understanding between the immigrant and non-immigrant populations.

Dead Man Winter | Destroyer
By TPT
Running time 3:09
Dead Man Winter performs “Destroyer” on “The Lowertown Line” filmed in TPT studios.

Cool Runnings//Guilty Pleasure Movies
By Rob Perez
Running time 5:25
Six Panelists debate the profoundly inane passions of humankind over a drink.

Michael Forstein 2016 McKnight Media Artist Fellow
By Film North
Running time 4:00
McKnight Foundation Media Artist Fellow Michael Forstein shares about his interest in making cinema in Minnesota.

Dyani White Hawk | The Intersection of Indigenous & Contemporary Art
By TPT
Running time 8:19
Dyani White Hawk’s work is about the intersection of traditional indigenous art and modern contemporary art. This intersection helps her reconcile and embrace her personal truths as someone of mixed race.

Remembered
By Carlos Hernandez
Running time 3:12
A short video poem by Carlos Hernandez, completed during JuiceMedia Fall 2016.

Cloud Cult | Complicated Creation
By TPT
Running time 2:39
Cloud Cult performs “Complicated Creation” on The Lowertown Line. The performance took place on the Minneapolis Convention Center Plaza for the opening of the Northern Spark art festival on June 13, 2015.

Majra Mucic
By Green Card Voices
Running time 6:22
Green Card Voices utilizes digital storytelling to share personal narratives of America’s immigrants, fostering tolerance and establishing a better understanding between the immigrant and non-immigrant populations.

Dead Birds
By Emily Fritze
Running time 4:40
After a tragedy occurs in a remote desert town, a boy sees his world through a new, more sinister perspective. With a fairybug as his sidekick, he sets out to unearth the truth behind what happened.