District 202, 1601 Nicollet Ave. S., Minneapolis; 612.871.5559
Now in its fifth year, this showcase of film and video from the queer underground has expanded in length and scope to include screenings at three Twin Cities venues over five days. For more information, visit www.flamingfilmfestival.com.
Soap Factory, 110 5th Ave. SE, Minneapolis; 612.623.9176
The Soap Factory's multimedia celebration of Independence Day and independent cinema stretches this year to an entire weekend (July 2-4) and includes work from the very first Ten Second Film Festival (www.tensecondfilmfest.org/).
"MUSIC, MOVIES, AND MARKETS"
Lowell Park, one block east of Historic Main Street, Stillwater; 651.439.4001
Stillwater's Lowell Park plays host to a Tuesday night series of movies and live music in July and August. Films begin at dusk, live music at 7:30 p.m.
July 5Romancing the Stonewith Ticket to Brasil
July 12Finding Neverlandwith Legacy
July 19Out of AfricaSowah Mensah
July 26The Triplets of Bellevillewith Cafe Accordion Orchetra
August 2The Mark of Zorrowith Michael Hauser's Cuadro Flamenco
August 9Mouse Huntwith the Splatter Sisters
August 16Napoleon Dynamitewith Acting Normal
Oak Street Cinema, 309 Oak St. SE, Minneapolis; 612.331.3134
Oak Street Cinema presents seven monster movies, three of them with live musical accompaniment.
July 15Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (7:30 p.m.)
July 16The Golem (7:30 p.m.)
July 17-19Frankenstein (7:30 and 9:15 p.m.; also Saturday at 5:45 p.m.)
July 20-21The Hunchback of Notre Dame (7:15 and 9:40 p.m.)
July 22The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari (7:30 p.m.)
July 23-24Mighty Joe Young (7:30 and 9:20 p.m.; also Saturday at 5:30 p.m.)
July 25In a Lonely Placewith Doomtree, DJ Truth Maze
August 1Rebel Without a Causewith Melodious Owl, DJ Clint Simonson
August 8Bigger than Lifewith Thunder in the Valley, DJ Rob Nelson
August 15The Lusty Menwith the House of Mercy Band, DJ Janis Lane-Ewart
August 22Johnny Guitarwith Arcwelder, DJ Gretchen Williams
FREE RANGE FILM FESTIVAL
Corner of County Road 1 and County Road 4, Wrenshall; firstname.lastname@example.org
Offering a "farm-fresh alternative to stale cinema," this festival in Wrenshall, Minnesota (approximately 25 miles south of Duluth) screens its films inside a large barn. For more information about the festival, held July 29 and 30, visit www.freerangefilm.com.