The Beatles are back!

Four teenage boys of Oslo, Norway - Kim, Gunnar, Ola and Zeb – are friends “just like the Beatles.” It’s Beatlemania era – the four lads hear the Beatles and form a band.

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Former and current Dinkytown activists will compare notes

Protesters gathered in and around vacated buildings for a month in 1970 to prevent their demolition for the construction of a fast-food restaurant. Over the roof, you can see Marshall High School in the distant background a block away and some former Victorian homes that had been converted to businesses. Photo by and Copyright Cheryl Walsh Bellville.

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Cambodia's golden age of music illuminates at MSPIFF

April 17 marks 40 years since the Khmer Rouge devastated Cambodia. It also tried to wipe out the country’s incredibly vibrant rock, soul, and pop music and performing artists.

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Soundtrack of Phillips: Creating a love letter to a neighborhood

Singing games of Sound and Power at Open Streets

 How do you create a soundtrack for a neighborhood? Would the sounds be from early morning? Late in the day?

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Check out these LGBT-themed films at the MSP Int’l Film Festival

The Minneapolis-St. Paul International Film Festival kicks off on Thursday with over 200 films from 70 countries spanning two weeks of showings.

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The wolf is my brother!

Editor's Note: This is the first in a series of what I'm calling "citizen reviews" of films playing at the MSPIFF. The first is by Reyna Crow, an activist with the group Idle No More.

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Al Milgrom's long to-do list: Second of two parts: Film Society founder becomes filmmaker

Protesters gathered in and around vacated buildings for a month in 1970 to prevent their demolition for the construction of a fast-food restaurant. Over the roof, you can see Marshall High School in the distant background a block away and some former Victorian homes that had been converted to businesses. Photo by and Copyright Cheryl Walsh Bellville.

Al Milgrom, who founded the first long-lasting film society in Minnesota, has become a filmmaker himself with his first feature length film, “The Dinkytown Uprising,” on the demonstrations to stop

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The Rural Poetry of Tired Moonlight: Paul Dickinson on Starring in the Local Festival Hit

Dickinson driving a 1989 Celica in the film Tired Moonlight, by local director Britni West.

Tired Moonlight is local filmmaker Britni West’s first film as a director, and it’s  coming to the Minneapolis St Paul International Film Festiv

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