Fall Arts Movies


Riverview Theater, 3800 42nd Ave. S., Mpls.; 612.729.7369.

Filmmaker Heather MacDonald (Ballot Measure 9), a native of the Twin Cities, appears at the Riverview on September 14 at 7:00 p.m. to introduce the first screening of this, her latest documentary, which continues at the theater for a one-week run. Opens September 14


U of M, Nicholson Hall, 216 Pillsbury Dr. SE, Mpls.; 612.626.5054.
Walker Art Center, 1750 Hennepin Ave., Mpls.; 612.375.7622
Oak Street Cinema, 309 Oak St., Mpls.; 612.331.3134.

The U of M's Institute for Advanced Study sponsors a series of documentary films from Asia. A pair of panel discussions will be held on the mornings of November 3 and 4. All screenings are at Nicholson Hall and at 7:00 p.m. unless otherwise noted. For more information, visit www.ias.umn.edu.

September 14Senior Year

September 21Four Sisters from Baima/Mei Mei

September 28Tian Feng and His Institute

October 5Continuous Journey

October 12Repatriation

October 19TBD

October 26A

October 29West of the Tracks (1:00 p.m.)

November 2Stone Dream (8:00 p.m. at the Walker)

November 3Tales of the Night Fairies (3:30 p.m.)

November 3The Men in the Tree (7:30 p.m.)

November 4Glacier (1:00 p.m.)

November 4Yunnan Films (2:30 p.m.)

November 4Into the Picture Scroll-The Tale of Yamanaka Tokiwa (7:30 p.m. at Oak Street)

November 9Akiko: Portrait of a Dancer/The Cherry Tree with Gray Blossoms

November 16Viva Tonal: The Dance Age

November 30The Play Goes On

December 7 Doctor Zhang


U of M, Bell Museum of Natural History, 10 Church St. SE, Mpls.; 612.624.7083. The Bell Museum continues its "Science on Screen" series. All screenings begin at 7:00 p.m.

September 14 Trouble in Paradise: The Disappearing of Tuvalu

September 21 The End of Suburbia

September 28 Kilowatt Ours

October 5NOVA ScienceNow!

October 12The Birds

October 19 Winged Migration

October 26 The Wild Birds of Telegraph Hill

November 2NOVA ScienceNow!

November 9The Future of Food

November 16 The Red Gold

YOU WERE NEVER HERE Soap Factory, 518 2nd S t. SE, Mpls.; 612.623.9176.

Take-Up Productions continues its series of free outdoor screenings on the Soap Factory lawn. All screenings begin at dusk. For more information, visit take-up.org.

September 14 The Parallax View

September 21Pi

September 28Groundhog Day

FOUND FOOTAGE FESTIVAL Heights Theater, 3951 Central Ave. NE, Columbia Heights; 651.644.1912.

This benefit for IFP Minnesota, sponsored by Pabst Blue Ribbon, White Castle, and the Heights, includes a screening of found footage from home movies shot on videotape. Burgers and beer ("burgers" and "beer"?) will be served at 6:30 p.m., with the program to follow at 8:00 p.m. For more information, visit ">www.foundfootagefestival.com. September 15

MOVIE NIGHTS Resource Center of the Americas, 3019 Minnehaha Ave., Mpls.; 612.276.0788.

The Resource Center presents political films on Friday evenings at 6:00 p.m., followed by discussion.

September 15 Salt of the Earth

September 22 Without a Trace (Sin Dejar Huella)

October 27Mojados: Through the Night

THREE TIMES Walker Art Center, 1750 Hennepin Ave., Mpls.; 612.375.7600.

The Walker screens Taiwanese director Hou Hsiao-hsien's latest masterpiece not three times, but four (September 15 and 16 at 7:30 p.m., and September 16 and 17 at 2:00 p.m.).

VIKINGS: JOURNEY TO NEW WORLDS Omnitheater, Science Museum of Minnesota, 120 W. Kellogg Blvd., St. Paul; 651.221.9444.

This large-format film follows the sagas of Erik the Red and his son Leif Eriksson as they travel to Iceland, Greenland, and, eventually, North America. For more information, including showtimes, visit www.smm.org/vikings/. Opens September 15

VIVA PEDRO Lagoon Cinema, 1320 Lagoon Ave., Mpls.; 612.825.6006.

Landmark Theatres and Sony Pictures Classics present a retrospective of eight films (all in newly struck 35mm prints) by Spanish director Pedro AlmodĂłvar. For more information, visit www.sonyclassics.com/vivapedro/.

September 15Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown

September 22 All About My Mother/Talk to Her/The Flower of My Secret

September 29 Bad Education/Law of Desire/Live Flesh

October 6Matador

MIDNIGHT MADNESS Uptown Theatre, 2906 Hennepin Ave. S., Mpls.; 612.825.6006.

The Uptown continues its long-running cult-film series on Saturdays at midnight.

September 16 The Ice Pirates

September 23 Feast (also Friday, September 22 at midnight)

September 30 Serenity

October 7Teen Wolf

THE ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW Riverview Theater, 3800 42nd Ave. S., Mpls.; 612.729.7369.

Let's do the time warp again (on the first, third, and sometimes fifth Saturdays of the month at midnight). Ongoing

SHUTTER: PHOTOGRAPHERS ON THE EDGE Ritz Theater, 345 13th Ave. NE, Mpls.; 612.824.5500.

The Minnesota Center for Photography continues its series of American feature films about photographers at the newly renovated Ritz Theater(!). Screenings begin at 9:30 p.m.

September 16 SalvadorOctober 15High Art

VIVA VITAPHONE 2006 Heights Theater, 3951 Central Ave. NE, Columbia Heights; 763.788.9079.

The Heights presents three programs of early film "talkies" whose sound was recorded with the Vitaphone process. Showtimes are 1:30 p.m., 4:30 p.m., and 7:30 p.m. For more information, visit www.heightstheatre.com.

September 16

CINE-KIDS Alliance Française, 113 N. 1st St., Mpls.; 612.332.0436.

Once a month at 2:00 p.m., the Alliance Française screens a French film for children.

September 17 Princes et princesses

October 22Le mouette et le chat

CINEMA LOUNGE Bryant-Lake Bowl, 810 W. Lake St., Mpls.; 612.825.8949.

On the third Wednesday of each month (at 7:00 p.m.), including September 20, IFP Minnesota presents a collection of shorts by Minnesota-based film- and video-makers, many of whom are in attendance to introduce the work and answer questions afterward. Ongoing

MEET ME IN ST. LOUIS Heights Theater, 3951 Central Ave. NE, Columbia Heights; 763.788.9079.
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