MARINE FILM SOCIETY DOCUMENTARY SERIES INFO
The Marine Documentary Series is produced by the Marine Film Society in collaboration with the Marine Library Association, through grant support from the “Arts Project Support Grant” from the Metro Regional Arts Council. Screenings occur on the first Thursday of each month between September and February, and start at 7PM with light refreshments and Director Q/A following the film.
September 23rd: Hunger Ward by Michael Scheuerman and Skye Fitzgerald This screening will occur in Burris Park.
October 7th: The COOP Wars by Deacon Warner (indoors at Marine Village Hall)
November 4th: TBA
December 2nd: TBA
January 6th: TBA
February 3rd: TBA
(All screenings were cancelled due to COVID)
October 3rd: Love Them First by Lindsey Seavert & Ben Garvin
November 7th: Career Retrospective films by Gayle Knutson
December 5th: Decoding the Driftless by George Howe and Tim Jacobsen
January 2nd: THE INTERPRETERS Directed by Sofian Khan, Andres Cabalerro. Produced by Mark Steele
February 6th: The Biggest Little Farm Directed by John Chester
October 4th: Risking Light by Dawn Mikkelson
November 1st: Silicon Soul by Melody Gilbert
December 6th: Time for Ilhan by Nora Shapiro
February 7th: Science Fair by Darren Foster and Cristina Costantini
October 5th: “I Do” by Joe Brandmeier
November 2nd: “Church of Felons” by Jordan Mederich
December 1st: Jacob Wetterling Documentary in-progress screening by Chris Newberry & Norah Shapiro
January 4th: Alive & Kickin’ by Susan Glatzer
February 1st: “Most Likely To Succeed” by Greg Whiteley
November: “Nuts” by Penny Lane
December: “Lo & Behold: Reveries of the Connected World” by Werner Herzog
October 1st: “The Dinkytown Uprising” by Al Milgrom
November 5th: “Miss Tibet: Beauty in Exile” by Norah Shapiro
January 7th: “American Heart” by Chris Newberry
February 4th: “Finder’s Keepers” by Bryan Carberry and Clay Tweel, preceded by “Marine Mill Stream”
March 3rd, “The Legend of Swee’ Pea” By Benjamin Mays
October: “Wild Bill’s Run” by Mike Scholtz
November: “Beyond the Divide” by Jan Selby
December: “Not Done Loving” by Jeff Brandt
January: “The Starfish Throwers” by Jesse Roesler
February: “Girl From Birch Creek” by Emily Haddad
March: Oscar Nominated Documentary Shorts
MARINE FILM SOCIETY CO-DIRECTORS
Gayle Knutson is a regional Emmy-winning filmmaker winning over 30 awards worldwide for her indie films. Her work is in permanent film collections at the Library of Congress, the US Holocaust Memorial Museum, and the Minnesota History Center.
Paul Creager is a documentary filmmaker and Fulbright Scholar educator/researcher who produces the annual Square Lake Film & Music Festival, Lumberjack Days and other events at Gordon Parks Alternative High School in St. Paul.
SPECIAL THANKS The Marine Film Society also thanks the City of Marine for use of the Marine Village Hall; the Marine Library Association for contributing financial support during the first few years of the event; Sue Knapp for graphic design; and the many community members who continue to make the series a success.