Twin Cities Film Fest announces full lineup


Following early word of four major feature films last month, organizers with the Twin Cities Film Fest announced Wednesday the complete schedule for the event, set for Oct. 17-26 in St. Louis Park.

All films will screen at the ShowPlace ICON Theatres at the Shops at West End.

Oscar-winning writer and director Alexander Payne's black-and-white road drama, "Nebraska" -- starring Bruce Dern and Will Forte -- will be the TCFF's opening night film Oct. 17.

Also screening at the festival is the Paul Potts/"Britain's Got Talent" music tale "One Chance" (Oct. 24); the historical drama "Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom" (Oct. 25); and Meryl Streep-Julia Roberts drama "August: Osage County" (Oct. 26).

Other features set to play at the festival include the comedy "Last Vegas" (Oct. 26), starring Michael Douglas, Morgan Freeman, Robert De Niro and Kevin Kline; and the indie drama "We Are What We Are" (Oct. 19).

Among the documentary films screening at the festival is "The Armstrong Lie" (Oct. 22), a film by Oscar-winning documentarian Alex Gibney about controversial cyclist Lance Armstrong.

See the complete TCFF lineup here.

The TCFF will also feature 20 world premieres of locally-produced features and short films, including the critically acclaimed comedy drama "Pollywogs," shot in the northern part of Minnesota by Virginia native Karl Jacob; and "Delivery," a horror film from Woodbury natives Adam Schindler and Brian Netto that's found success on the film festival circuit.

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