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May 2018

Teo Nguyen: Recent Works

May 5, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - July 26, 2018 @ 5:00 pm

Photo-realist painter Teo Nguyen creates both large-scale paintings that depict the serenity of Midwestern landscapes and abstract paintings. An immigrant of Vietnam, Nguyen moved to the United States when he was 16. He studied art and design at De Anza College, San Francisco, Fresno State University, California, and École des Beaux-Arts, Paris. Join us for an opening reception on Saturday, May 5, 4–7 pm. The exhibition is free, accessible, and open to the public. Gallery hours: Monday-Friday, 10:30–5:30. The Marsden/Gustafson…

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THE REST I MAKE UP – Free Screening & Director Dialogue

May 7, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Monday, May 7, 7:00 pm at the Landmark Lagoon Cinema, 1320 Lagoon Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55408. There is a post-screening discussion with director Michelle Memran and award-winning playwright Migdalia Cruz. This is a presentation of FilmNorth, Playwrights' Center, and the Dramatists Guild Fund. Space is limited. RSVP here. Join us for the Minnesota premiere of Michelle Memran's powerful documentary THE REST I MAKE UP, about "America's greatest playwright you've never heard of," Maria Irene Fornes. When she stops writing due to…

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July 2018

2018 FilmNorth Forum

July 14, 2018 @ 9:00 am - July 15, 2018 @ 1:30 pm

Carrying on the tradition of FilmNorth's Midwest Filmmaker Conference, the newly rebranded FilmNorth Forum will cover a wide range of topics—from concept to distribution—with film and TV industry leaders. Location: St. Paul Neighborhood Network (SPNN), 550 Vandalia Street, Suite 170, St. Paul (next-door to FilmNorth) Registration includes: Panel discussions Saturday, July 14, 10 am-4:15 pm Access to industry leaders and innovators Ability to schedule one-on-one meetings with Forum guests, Sunday, July 15 2 free screenings at Landmark Lagoon Cinemas, July…

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November 2018

FilmNorth Annual Gala

November 15, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Sweet Chow, 116 N 1st Ave
Minneapolis, MN 55401 United States
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The fall season’s premier event returns to celebrate independent filmmakers and the independent film spirit.  Join us Thursday, November 15th, 7-11pm at Sweet Chow, the acclaimed new restaurant in Minneapolis’ warehouse district owned by film industry leaders Julie Hartley, Greg Cummins and Ami Francis. Enjoy complimentary hors d’oeuvres, Grey Goose® cocktails and wine while listening to music by DJ Chamun and mingling with filmmakers and film lovers – like you!   This year we honor two industry icons: Oscar® nominated writer/director Debra Granik, whose…

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March 2019

MAKING THE FIVE HEARBEATS – Screening + Dialogue with Director Robert Townsend

March 9 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

In the credits of his acclaimed film The Five Heartbeats director Robert Townsend acknowledges Gordon Parks as “The Legend.” Now considered a legend himself, Townsend will screen his new documentary Making The Five Heartbeats and discuss his 30-year film and television career on Saturday, March 9, 7pm, at St. Anthony Main Theater. Price: $20.     The CHOICE Cinema Series: In the Footsteps of Gordon Parks is proud to honor the cinematic legacy of legendary filmmaker and photographer Gordon Parks, by celebrating and presenting…

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