We love bringing world-class films and filmmakers to Minnesota, but we couldn't do it without you!
Our challenge and our shared purpose as an organization is to educate, engage, and activate our supporters and audiences. We connect our viewers with people at the heart of current events, organizations at the forefront of social change, and distinct cultures in an increasingly global community.
What We Do
Documentary films provide factual information and tell true stories; they can also be entertaining and even move the soul. Our (mission) challenge, and our shared purpose as an organization, is to show these films as a way to educate, engage, and activate our audiences to become more involved in the world around us.
Our featured program is, of course, the 5-day Film Festival held each February; average attendance is about 3,000 viewers. We are in the process of further enhancing the festival experience with these additions:
Programs Beyond the Festival
Beyond the Festival, we offer year-round programs that stimulate creativity in local filmmakers while providing opportunities for expanded film viewing. Finally, we are in the process of reaching out to schools and businesses that want to incorporate documentary films into their curricula with these innovative programs: