CINEMA MINNEAPOLIS || NIGHT TWO
Wednesday, November 28
6pm Doors || 7pm & 9pm Screenings
CINEMA MINNEAPOLIS is a touring, decades-spanning collection of humorous and critically-acclaimed independent films from the Twin Cities. These films, about underground metalheads, private investigators, non-Scandinavian families, and the cyclical nature of the world, have screened nationally and internationally but are collected together for the first time in this unique two-night show.
* 7 pm * Driver 23 (Rolf Belgum, 2000) Whitney Biennial, Sundance Channel, Winner of 9 National/International Film Awards. Legendary film about an unknown heavy metal guitarist who struggles with all sorts of musical, physical and mental problems in his quest to finish his magnum opus album, and duct tape his way to rock and roll stardom.
* 9 pm * Marvin, Seth and Stanley (Stephen Gurewitz, 2012) A droll, bittersweet Minnesota-Jewish story about family dysfunction, with Alex Karpovsky (Girls) "extraordinarily touching and quietly hilarious" - The New Yorker
(with "Northside Throwdown")
*Plus* each feature is accompanied by a short film from award-winning experimental filmmaker Kevin Obsatz (Anthology Film Archives, Handmade Film Institute, Cannes Film Festival), with Kenna Cottman (co-creator of "Northside Throwdown").