The art of documentary. The warmth of Winona.

The 2019 Festival is just around the corner. Our film selection is online and passes are available now through the box office. Programs should be available soon. We’re also pleased to debut our new website and logo.


We’re looking for a few good volunteers to join the Frozen River Film Festival staff and board of directors in a variety of capacities. From serving on committees to planning events, to interacting with our…  Read more

Accepting Submissions

We are now accepting submissions for the 2020 festival and you can still get in on the Early Bird submission fee! We will again feature a local filmmaker set. For submissions visit our submissions page.


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This activity is made possible by the voters of Minnesota through grants from the
Minnesota State Arts Board and the Southeastern Minnesota Arts Council, thanks to a
legislative appropriation from the arts and cultural heritage fund.
Carl & Verna Schmidt Foundation