Over the weekend of June 9-11, filmmakers of all levels of experience and pedigree are tasked with writing, shooting, and editing a short film that will be shown tonight at the Parkway. Since 2001, the project has been an annual film competition that assigns a genre, a character, a prop,

When was the last time you saw Oz on the big screen? Ever? This week, The Heights has your chance for their annual screening of the 35mm Technicolor Dye Transfer print of the 1939 classic. Dorothy (and her little dog, too) join up with the Tin Man, Cowardly Lion, and

Tonight the Trylon hosts five short films from award-winning filmmaker Atlas O. Phoenix. The retrospective covers over twenty years of their career, with the films Little Men, cord, This One, Do I Qualify For Love?, and Ordinary. FRI 6/16, 7 PM, $10, All Ages

More than 60 years ago, a group of teenagers met in St. Albans and formed one of the most influential British rock groups in history: The Zombies. Four years after their 1964 chart-topping hit ‘She’s Not There’ made them a household name during the British Invasion, they released the seminal

Somehow it has been a decade since the historic fight for same-sex marriage rights in Minnesota resulted in the legalization of love for all. How Love Won examines the divisive issue and the efforts it took to bring the conversation about gay marriage out into the light. The 2016 MSPIFF

In its fifth year of providing instruments, education, and other support to musicians in Mexico, Central America, and the United States, Music Mission celebrates with the debut of the documentary Capeyuye, in support of the Mascgago community in Northern Mexico. Live music at Rok Eatery will be provided by the

What’s a kingdom to do when its heirs keep getting kidnapped? Bring in three mysterious women with powers, of course! In the 1993 Hong Kong film The Heroic Trio, Wonder Woman (no, not that one), Thief Catcher, and Invisible Woman team up to defeat the Evil Master, the one behind

The Main Cinema welcomes the archival film festival “Il Cinema Ritrovato On Tour” tonight through Saturday. Opening night begins tonight at 4:30 with a free lecture from Pamela Hutchinson titled “The Future of Film History.” A silent double feature follows with Béhula and Salomé at 7. THURS 5/11, $12, All

Presented by Sound Unseen and Found Footage Festival, the Trylon hosts a double feature that documents a seven-year stretch in the life of Minneapolis musician Dan Cleveland and his band Dark Horse. The documentaries show “the gritty reality and stranger-than-fiction comedy of an aspiring rock star” and were popular in

Starring Hong Kong pop cinema star Maggie Cheung, 2000’s I’m In the Mood For Love follows two new tenants of an apartment building whose spouses are having an affair. The beautiful film, set in 1962 Hong Kong, has held audiences captive since its shining debut at the Cannes Film Festival.