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Twin Cities Film Festivals

October 8, 2018

Cannes and Sundance aren’t the only places to get your dose of indie movies! There are great films right in your backyard. Here is a list of film festivals that are coming up in the Twin Cities this October!

Twin Cities Black Film Festival 
October 11th-13th

About TCBFF The Twin Cities Black Film Festival exists to provide an opportunity for independent filmmakers of color in which to have their works showcased before the community, as well as, serve as an avenue of discovery for industry professionals seeking new talent worldwide.

Events Hob knob with the best! Enjoy 4 fun filled days of films, panel discussion, vendors and mixers!

Where SPNN 550 Vandalia, Saint Paul, Minnesota 55105

Ticket/admission 4 Day Pass $100, Day Pass $30, Individual Movie Screenings $10, Festival Mixers $15
*More information available on website/eventbrite
Watch a conversation with Natalie Morrow, CEO/Founder of TCBFF during SPNN's Candy Fresh. 


Twin Cities Film Fest
October 17th-28th

About TCFF The high caliber film talent found in Minnesota deserves a nationally visible platform.  TCFF is dedicated to the cultivation of local filmmakers by providing educational resources to expand skill sets, networking with the national film industry, and nurturing distribution opportunities.

EVENTS You don’t have to be Tarantino to participate! There are educational events that are free to attend. Such as: filmmaker workshops, film panels, and more! Youth, students, individuals and families are welcome to attend.

Where The Showplace ICON Theatre 1625 West End Blvd St. Louis Park, MN 55416

Prices vary depending on film. See website for more information
* more information available on website


Twin Cities Jewish Film Festival
October 20th-28th

About TCJFF The Twin Cities Jewish Film Festival brings the community together to enjoy feature films, documentaries and shorts from around the world on themes of Jewish culture and identity.

Events The festival includes 10 films with genres in comedy, drama, and documentaries.
*full details of films on website

Where The films will be screened at different locations across the Twin Cities. Depending on what film you want to see. To get a full list of dates, times, and locations visit the TCJFF website for more information.

Tickets/admission Showings held at Saint Paul JCC and Sabes JCC tickets are $12. Showings held at Showplace Icon ticket prices are not listed.
*more details available on site


Minneapolis St.Paul International Film Festival

About MSPIFF Founded in 1962, is Minnesota’s foremost film exhibition organization, and a 501(c)(3) non-profit. We promote the art of film as a medium that fosters cross-cultural understanding, education, entertainment, and exploration.

Events Screenings are taking place about everyday of wonderful films across the metro. For more information on screenings, dates and times visit MSPIFF.

Where Screening locations vary

Tickets/admission Prices vary on screening. Full list of films and prices on MSPIFF