Star Tribune – Colin Colvert Pre-Festival Article

Six must-see movies at Twin Cities Film Fest With 120 screenings in 11 days, the festival offers a curated selection of promising regional debuts. By Colin Covert Star Tribune OCTOBER 13, 2017 — 11:59AM JACK ENGLISH, FOCUS FEATURESGary Oldman stars as British Prime Minister Winston Churchill in director Joe Wright’s World War II drama “Darkest Hour.” Since… Continue reading Star Tribune – Colin Colvert Pre-Festival Article

MPR – News – Interview with Jatin Setia, TCFF Executive Director

Twin Cities Film Festival organizer promises habit-forming films Arts & CultureEuan Kerr · Oct 16, 2017 Bria Vinaite and Brooklynn Prince as the mother and daughter in Sean Baker’s “The Florida Project,” one of the three movies on the opening night of this year’s Twin Cities Film Festival. Marc Schmidt | A24 LISTEN Twin Cities Film Festival… Continue reading MPR – News – Interview with Jatin Setia, TCFF Executive Director

Star Tribune – Filmmaker, Dave Ash Interview

A Minnesotan’s double life: finance director by day, film director by night Ecolab treasury director Dave Ash, whose movie “Twin Cities” debuts this week, does double duty to work out his demons. By ERICA RIVERA Special to the Star Tribune OCTOBER 23, 2017 — 4:15PM LEILA NAVIDI, STAR TRIBUNEFilmmaker Dave Ash at his home in St.… Continue reading Star Tribune – Filmmaker, Dave Ash Interview

Filmmaker Testimonials!

We LOVE our Filmmakers..and Apparently, they LOVE us too!  Check out what they have to say about their experience at the Twin Cities Film Fest! SUBMIT YOUR FILM TODAY! We had such an excellent time sharing the film with so many of the people who contributed over the past couple of years. We so appreciate… Continue reading Filmmaker Testimonials!

TWIN CITIES FILM FEST ANNOUNCES 2016 AWARD WINNERS

’Moonlight,’ ‘Blood Stripe’ take home honors at top Midwest festival St. Louis Park, MN (October 31, 2016) – The Twin Cities Film Fest announced its 2016 award winners over the weekend, recognizing films in nine top categories. The 11-day event, which showcased more than 100 titles, named Barry Jenkins’ critically-acclaimed drama “Moonlight” as this year’s… Continue reading TWIN CITIES FILM FEST ANNOUNCES 2016 AWARD WINNERS

[Pioneer Press] These 6 movies will screen in St. Paul as part of the Twin Cities Film Fest

It’s always been called the Twin Cities Film Fest. This year, though, the annual event is making good on its name by moving into St. Paul. The festival will screen six movies at Independent Feature Project Minnesota, Thursday through Saturday. These 6 movies will screen in St. Paul as part of the Twin Cities Film… Continue reading [Pioneer Press] These 6 movies will screen in St. Paul as part of the Twin Cities Film Fest

Orange Is the New Black’ star Laverne Cox is coming to the Twin Cities Film Fest

This morning, the Twin Cities Film Fest announced its grand finale events, which will include a visit from Orange Is the New Black star/trans activist Laverne Cox. She’ll be in town at the end of the month to walk the red carpet for the screenings of two movies featured at the fest.Free CeCe! Free CeCe! is a… Continue reading Orange Is the New Black’ star Laverne Cox is coming to the Twin Cities Film Fest

Blood Stripe’ tells the powerful story of one woman’s struggle with post-war PTSD

From Minnesota’s Northwoods comes a searing portrayal of a female soldier who, after returning from Afghanistan, struggles to deal with the crippling effects of PTSD. “It’s a story ripe to be told,” says Remy Auberjonois, an actor best known for roles in Mad Men and Weeds. He’s making his directorial debut with Blood Stripe. “There… Continue reading Blood Stripe’ tells the powerful story of one woman’s struggle with post-war PTSD

[Star Tribune] At 7 years young, Twin Cities Film Fest is a must-see

How does a scrappy little film festival become a regional tradition in less than a decade? The seven-year-old Twin Cities Film Fest (TCFF), an annual October gala in St. Louis Park’s Showplace Icon multiplex, expects about 15,000 attendees over the next 11 days. Executive Director Jatin Setia credits the success to innovative programming, a solid… Continue reading [Star Tribune] At 7 years young, Twin Cities Film Fest is a must-see

The Oscar Goes To..

And The Oscar Goes To … Mike Augustyniak and Natalie Nyhus chat with Twin Cities Film Fest’s Executive Director Jatin Setia (4:15). WCCO Saturday Morning – February 27, 2016

“Room,” “Brooklyn” and “Too Late” Win Top Awards at 2015 Twin Cities Film Fest

“Room,” “Brooklyn” and “Too Late” Win Top Awards at 2015 Twin Cities Film Fest ST. LOUIS PARK, MINNESOTA — Concluding a star-studded showcase that featured more than 100 films over 11 nights, the largest-ever Twin Cities Film Fest unveiled its 2015 award winners Saturday night at a ceremony held in downtown St. Louis Park. Top… Continue reading “Room,” “Brooklyn” and “Too Late” Win Top Awards at 2015 Twin Cities Film Fest

Minnesota native and Oscar nominee John Hawkes returns for Twin Cities Film Fest

MPR News – Saturday, October 24th Minnesota native and Oscar nominee John Hawkes is set to appear at the Twin Cities Film Fest. Hawkes, who was born in Alexandria, will appear Monday night at a screening of his new movie, “Too Late.” Hawkes plays a troubled private investigator hired to find a missing woman from… Continue reading Minnesota native and Oscar nominee John Hawkes returns for Twin Cities Film Fest

The Washington Times – Oscar Nominee John Hawkes Appears at Twin Cities Film Fest

ST. LOUIS PARK, Minn. (AP) – Alexandria native and Oscar nominee John Hawkes is set to appear at the Twin Cities Film Fest. Hawkes will appear Monday night at a screening of his new movie, “Too Late.” Hawkes plays a troubled private investigator hired to find a missing woman from his own past.  Hawkes was… Continue reading The Washington Times – Oscar Nominee John Hawkes Appears at Twin Cities Film Fest

Twin Cities Film Fest Day 1 – Quality Trumps Quantity

By Jared Huizenga – Contributing Writer – SunSailer McCullough took on the role of senior patrol leader last year and said he also works with adult leaders to help plan the troop’s monthly meetings and campouts. Aside from the leadership experience he’s gained, McCullough said he’s also felt fortunate to meet people who work in… Continue reading Twin Cities Film Fest Day 1 – Quality Trumps Quantity