Twins Cities Film Fest

NAME OF FESTIVAL: Twins Cities Film Fest
SINCE: 2009
WHERE: Minneapolis, Minnesota
WEBSITE: www.twincitiesfilmfest.org
ABOUT THE FESTIVAL: The mission of the Twin Cities Film Fest is to become the premiere film festival in the Midwest showcasing exceptional independent films. We promote industry talent, provide educational, networking and distribution opportunities that can expand careers and support thought provoking content.

ROOM, THANK YOU FOR PLAYING, TOO LATE, BROOKLYN, Win Top Awards at 2015 Twin Cities Film Fest

ROOM, THANK YOU FOR PLAYING, TOO LATE, BROOKLYN, Win Top Awards at 2015 Twin Cities Film Fest

The 2015 Twin Cities Film Fest unveiled its award winners Saturday night at a ceremony held in downtown St. Louis Park. “Room,” directed by Lenny Abrahamson (pictured above), took home the trophy for best feature film; 2015 Twin Cities Film Fest  the festival’s official closing night documentary directed by David Osit and Malika Zouhali-Worrall, won best documentary; and “Skunk,” a short film by Annie Silverstein, won the 2015 award for best short. For the 2015 audience award, […]

Jason Reitman Directed Dramedy “Men, Women & Children” to Open Twin Cities Film Fest

Jason Reitman Directed Dramedy “Men, Women & Children” to Open Twin Cities Film Fest

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Twin Cities Film Fest (TCFF) announced what they describe as a captivating and thrilling lineup of films for their 2014 festival, to be held October 16-25 at Kerasotes ShowPlace ICON at The Shops at West End in Minneapolis, Minnesota.  The Festival begins with the Jason Reitman directed dramedy Men, Women & Children, which will open the festival Thursday night. Minnesotan filmmakers will again be featured among award contenders, including 2014 TCFF Centerpiece film Hunger in America produced by Minneapolis’ own Tim VandeSteeg and narrated by James Denton.  VandeSteeg and Denton will appear at the special benefit with partial proceeds being donated to ­­­­the St. Louis Park Foodshelf, an organization battling hunger in the Twin Cities Community. 

Twin Cities Film Fest Announces 2014 Dates

Twin Cities Film Fest Announces 2014 Dates

The 5th Annual Twin Cities Film Fest (TCFF) will be held October 16th – 25th in St. Louis Park, Minnesota.  The Shops at West End and Showplace ICON Theatre & Lobby Lounge will once again be the exclusive venues for this year’s festival.   

AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY, DELIVERY, MANDELA: LONG WALK TO FREEDOM Among Winners of 2013 Twin Cities Film Fest

AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY, DELIVERY, MANDELA: LONG WALK TO FREEDOM Among Winners of 2013 Twin Cities Film Fest

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The 2013 Twin Cities Film Fest which ran October 17 to 26, singled out eight films for awards at this year’s festival, including AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY, starring Meryl Streep and Julia Roberts, which walked away with the festival’s coveted Best Feature Film award and the indie horror film DELIVERY won the festival’s inaugural “Indie Vision Award.” The festival audience voted MANDELA: LONG WALK TO FREEDOM, starring Idris Elba,  the TCFF Audience Award (feature), and the Mason Makram short THE FIRST DATE with the TCFF Audience Award (short).

WINTER IN THE BLOOD, NEBRASKA Among Finalists for 2013 Twin Cities Film Fest Awards

WINTER IN THE BLOOD, NEBRASKA Among Finalists for 2013 Twin Cities Film Fest Awards

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The Twin Cities Film Fest announced 16 finalists for its coveted slate of awards. The festival, which continues to screen films through Saturday evening at Kerasotes Showplace ICON Theatres, will announce its seven award winners at a Closing Night Gala following the Saturday screening of “NOTHING WITHOUT YOU” – a thriller that features local actress Emily Fradenburgh in a performance deemed “one of the most impressive I’ve ever seen” by TCFF Artistic Director Steve Snyder.

Twin Cities Film Fest Announces 2013 Lineup of Star Studded Award Contender Films

Twin Cities Film Fest Announces 2013 Lineup of Star Studded Award Contender Films

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Twin Cities Film Fest (TCFF) announced the lineup of films for their 2013 festival, to be held October 17 to 26, 2013.  The festival will feature several Award contenders including NEBRASKA, the 2013 TCFF Opening Film and latest from filmmaker Alexander Payne; the  TCFF Centerpiece THE ARMSTRONG LIE by Oscar-winning documentarian Alex Gibney (“Taxi to the Dark Side”); and Gala Films MANDELA: LONG WALK TO FREEDOM and AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY.  

NEBRASKA, MANDELA: LONG WALK TO FREEDOM Among Films to Screen at 2013 Twin Cities Film Fest

NEBRASKA, MANDELA: LONG WALK TO FREEDOM Among Films to Screen at 2013 Twin Cities Film Fest

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Twin Cities Film Fest (TCFF), scheduled to run this year from October 17 – October 26, 2013, revealed some of the films from the 2013 lineup. In addition to A-list studio headlines, TCFF will also host the Midwest and World Premieres of dozens of independent projects, many that were filmed on the ground in Minnesota. Films include NEBRASKA, ONE CHANCE, MANDELA: LONG WALK TO FREEDOM and AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY.

Twin Cities Film Fest Unveils Lineup of Films for 2012 with Toronto Film Fest Winner Silver Linings Playbook as Centerpiece

Twin Cities Film Fest Unveils Lineup of Films for 2012 with Toronto Film Fest Winner Silver Linings Playbook as Centerpiece

SILVER LININGS PLAYBOOK FROM DAVID O. RUSSELL.

Twin Cities Film Fest (TCFF) announced the lineup of films for their 2012 festival, to be held October 12-20 at Kerasotes ShowPlace ICON at The Shops at West End.  

In addition to A Place at The Table which will open the festival Friday night and host director Lori Silverbush, Twin Cities Film Fest will also feature 2012 TCFF Centerpiece film and Toronto International Film Festival Audience Favorite Silver Linings Playbook from David O. Russell.   Other films include David Chase’s feature directing debut Not Fade Away, Nobody Walks, Dustin Hoffman’s Quartet, A Late Quartet starring Phillip Seymour Hoffman and critical darling The Sessions, with Minnesota’s own John Hawkes.

Twin Cities Film Fest will debut the Minnesota Feature film The Rhymesayers European Tour, which gives the audience a never before seen view into the lives and music of the Twin Cities’ Rhymesayers record label and family.

Twin Cities Film Fest announces 2011 Awards “Like Crazy” wins Best Feature

Twin Cities Film Fest announces 2011 Awards “Like Crazy” wins Best Feature

The Twin Cities Film Fest (TCFF) wrapped and announced the audience and other special award-winners of the 2011 festival. 2011 Twin Cities Film Fest Best Feature Award “Like Crazy,” directed by Drake Doremus 2011 Twin Cities Film Fest North Star Award for Excellence Tom Sizemore (For an indelible body of work, including TCFF official selection “White Knight”) 2011 Twin Cities Film Fest Shorts Film Award “14 Minutes,” directed by Elise Plakke 2011 Twin Cities Film […]

Twins Cities Film Fest Announces 2011 dates

Twins Cities Film Fest Announces 2011 dates

The 2nd annual Twin Cities Film Fest will be held September 20 to 25, 2011 at Kerasotes ShowPlace ICON at the West End. This year’s festival will feature 35 to 40 films ranging from Minnesota-made features to studio and independent films. Submissions are now being accepted.