Feminist Video Quarterly & Sound Unseen Present [HINDRANCE]
Sep
7
7:00pm 7:00pm

Feminist Video Quarterly & Sound Unseen Present [HINDRANCE]

Feminist Video Quarterly is a community and series of screenings made by local women and gender non-conforming artists. Screenings held at lil art spaces around the cities. Join us for our seventh screening, in collaboration with Sound Unseen - [HINDRANCE] is a collection of work featuring music and videos made by WTF artists. Artists are financially supported thanks to the Visual Arts Fund grant through Midway Contemporary Art.

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"L7: Pretend We're Dead" (Midwest Premier w/ Director Sarah Price & Editor JoLynn Garnes)
Jun
14
7:00pm 7:00pm

"L7: Pretend We're Dead" (Midwest Premier w/ Director Sarah Price & Editor JoLynn Garnes)

"L7: Pretend We're Dead" is a real time journey witnessing the rise, fall, and ultimate redemption of these fierce feminist pioneers of American Rock and Roll. The screening also features an introduction from director Sarah Price, editor JoLynn Garnes, and Lori Barbero of Babes In Toyland.

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Stretch and Bobbito: Radio That Changed Lives (Feat. Post Screening w/ Stretch and Bobbito) Sponsored by Rhymesayers Ent.
May
27
1:00pm 1:00pm

Stretch and Bobbito: Radio That Changed Lives (Feat. Post Screening w/ Stretch and Bobbito) Sponsored by Rhymesayers Ent.

Sound Unseen and Rhymesayers Ent. present a Soundset weekend screening of Stretch and Bobbito: Radio That Changed Lives, a look at the highly influential radio dj's. Also featuring a post screening Q&A with Stretch and Bobbito.

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MN Premiere of "I Go Back Home: Jimmy Scott"
Jan
11
7:00pm 7:00pm

MN Premiere of "I Go Back Home: Jimmy Scott"

I Go Back Home - Jimmy Scott is the story of a man, Ralf Kemper, driven to celebrate a long forgotten music legend. Singer Jimmy Scott is one of the few modern links to the golden age of jazz. Close friend of Billie Holiday, Charlie Parker and the only artist ever produced by Ray Charles, Scott’s career is a long series of misfortune and tragedy interspersed with two of the greatest jazz vocal albums of all time. 

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SU17 Festival Film | BANG: The Bert Berns Story
Nov
13
7:30pm 7:30pm

SU17 Festival Film | BANG: The Bert Berns Story

The documentary film “BANG! The Bert Berns Story,” which had its highly acclaimed World Premiere at SXSW, beats a peripatetic pace through the history of 60s R&B-fueled rock as driven by the man who propelled the most emotive, dynamic and sublime soundtrack of the era. Together with his co-director Bob Sarles, filmmaker Brett Berns brings his late father's story to the screen with interviews with those who knew him best and rare performance footage. Included in the film are interviews with Cissy Houston, Ronald Isley, Ben E. King, Solomon Burke, Van Morrison, Paul McCartney and Keith Richards.

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SU17 Festival Shorts Program
Nov
13
2:00pm 2:00pm

SU17 Festival Shorts Program

This year's shorts program is anchored by three longer shorts and supported by an eclectic mix of music videos that run the gamut from hardcore punk to dance to indie rock and everything in between. The centerpiece film is the world premiere of "Music By The Pound" about Crown Records, the early home of BB King, Etta James, and Vic Damone among others. Visiting filmmakers will be in attendance and available for Q & A after the screening.

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SU17 Festival Film | Bad Rap
Nov
12
10:00pm10:00pm

SU17 Festival Film | Bad Rap

"Bad Rap" follows the lives and careers of four Asian-American rappers trying to break into a world that often treats them as outsiders. Crowd-favorite Dumbfoundead to the tongue-in-cheek songs of Awkwafina, the unapologetic visuals of Rekstizzy to conflicted values of Lyricks, the film paints a memorable portrait of artistic passion in the face of an unsung struggle.

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SU17 Festival Film | Tower
Nov
12
7:30pm 7:30pm

SU17 Festival Film | Tower

Winner of the 2016 SXSW Audience & Jury Awards, nearly fifty years ago, a gunman rode the elevator to the twenty-seventh floor of the University of Texas Tower and opened fire. “Tower”, an animated and action-packed documentary, shares the untold story of that day - when the worst in one man brought out the best in so many others.

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SU17 Festival Film + Short | The Sad & Beautiful World of Sparklehorse
Nov
12
7:15pm 7:15pm

SU17 Festival Film + Short | The Sad & Beautiful World of Sparklehorse

"The Sad and Beautiful World of Sparklehorse" is a feature length music documentary on singer-songwriter Mark Linkous. A cult and hugely influential figure in the alternative music scene, the critically-acclaimed Linkous had a dramatic life that saw him battle with drug and alcohol addiction, paralysis, and debilitating mental illness that resulted in his eventual suicide.

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SU17 Festival Film | Donnie Darko with writer/director Richard Kelly
Nov
12
7:00pm 7:00pm

SU17 Festival Film | Donnie Darko with writer/director Richard Kelly

A sci-fi thriller with a philosophical bent and ending that people are still talking about, "Donnie Darko" also features some damn fine supporting players, including Jena Malone as Donnie's first love, Maggie Gyllenhaal as Donnie's sister (go figure!), Mary McDonnell (President Roslin!) and the late-great Patrick Swayze as a creepy self-help guru.

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SU17 Festival Film | Donnie Darko with writer/director Richard Kelly
Nov
11
to Nov 12

SU17 Festival Film | Donnie Darko with writer/director Richard Kelly

A sci-fi thriller with a philosophical bent and ending that people are still talking about, "Donnie Darko" also features some damn fine supporting players, including Jena Malone as Donnie's first love, Maggie Gyllenhaal as Donnie's sister (go figure!), Mary McDonnell (President Roslin!) and the late-great Patrick Swayze as a creepy self-help guru.

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