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Group seeks mini-movies of the Mississippi

Posted by: Claude Peck under Awards Updated: August 5, 2014 - 3:01 PM

Calling all moviemakers who also love the Mississippi in its urban setting. The Minneapolis Riverfront Partnership has issued a call for one-minute movies and DVDs about the urban river and its surroundings.

For the competition, the Mississippi River has been divided into four categories:

River Gorge: Ford Dam to Washington Ave Bridge
Downtown Riverfront: Washington Ave Bridge to Plymouth Bridge
River North: Plymouth Bridge to Lowry Bridge
Upper Harbor: Lowry Bridge to City Border

Submissions the Minneapolis Minute Film Festival are due by Sept. 4. Judges will view the films and issue awards in each of the above categories. Top movies will be shown at the Partnership's Minneapolis Riverfront Summit on October 20 at Mill City Museum.

Judges are Jesse Bishop, The Film Society of Minneapolis St. Paul; Ben Heywood, The Soap Factory; Brenda Langton, Spoonriver; Sarah McKenzie, Downtown Journal; Tom Meyer, Meyer, Scherer & Rockcastle, LTD.

Details about submitting are here. Or at facebook.com/MississippiMinute.

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