COMMUNITY VOICES | Minneapolis St. Paul International Film Festival off and running

With over 250 films from 65 countries, the Minneapolis St. Paul Film Festival runs through April 19. The event is a project of the Film Society of Minneapolis and St. Paul.

On April 3rd, the festival kicked off with speeches from the directors of the Film Society board and staff, and Minneapolis Mayor Betsy Hodges. Here's a look at the evening's festivities.