M-SPIFF dates, opening-night film announced
class=img_thumbleft>Last week, City Pagesconfirmed
thatMinnesota Film Arts
had listed its Oak Street Cinema for sale despite recent box offices successes, and despite previousoffers
to take over the theater. Now that the organization has at last announced dates for its upcoming, scaled-down25th Annual Minneapolis-St. Paul International Film Festival
(to take place April 19-29 at theOak Street
, theBell Auditorium
,St. Anthony Main
, and theRiverview Theater
)--with the Danny Glover-produced African IMF dramaBamako
screening opening night and Glover himself set to appear--many local film lovers might wonder how to express concern over the Oak Street short of boycotting a potentially great festival. The simple answer: comment cards. For each of the 80 films (from 45 countries), cards will passed out letting patrons evaluate pictures and offer feedback. Whatever else you write is up to you.
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