Jess + Moss. Image courtesy MSPIFF.
As an obsessive cinephile, each year I look forward to seeing what new Hollywood films will open up at the shopping mall theaters, the independent and foreign films (mostly) featured at the Landmark theaters, what series is upcoming at the Trylon Microcinema, who'll be the next Regis Dialogue or retrospective presented at the Walker Art Center, and what new archival 35mm print will be screening at the Heights. Well, imagine all those wrapped together under one roof, incorporating five screens, countless staff members, volunteers, projectionists, and theater managers guiding you through 200+ films in three weeks and you've got the 2011 Minneapolis/St. Paul International Film Festival (MSPIFF), which runs April 14 through May 5.MORE »