Inside Llewyn Davis at Owatonna Library

Inside Llewyn Davis at Owatonna Public Library

Independent Film Showing on Thursday, May 22, at 2:00 p.m. & 7:00 p.m. at the Owatonna Public Library:

Inside Llewyn Davis


Wadjda Say?

Wadjda at Owatonna Public Library

The next presentation in the OPL’s Independent and World Film Series is Wadjda, an award-winning film from Saudi Arabia.


Technical Difficulties at OPL Movies

The advertised April 10th showing of “The Book Thief” has been changed to Thursday, April 24 at 2:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. This will give the Owatonna Public Library time to make sure that their equipment is working properly. The last showing was out of sync, after unveiling new Blue Ray projector equipment.

In an effort to let everyone know about this change, OPL asks your help in contacting anyone who attended the programs with you but may not be on their email list.


Independent Film Series at Owatonna Public Library Continues

Independent Films at Owatonna Public Library

The Independent & World Film Series is back. They’re continuing their former schedule of the second and fourth Thursday of each month. The focus for their series has always been independent films that are not widely distributed in the U.S., as well as world or foreign films. “Indie” films have traditionally been defined as any film made outside the big Hollywood studio system.


Queen of the Sun

Join film lovers for the 2013-14 documentary film series. A partnership between St. Peter Community and Family Education and the Nicollet County Historical Society, films are screened the first Thursday of every month at 7pm, at the Treaty Site History Center, through May.

This months film is the Queen of the Sun, 83 min, not rated, it will be show at 7 p.m. on Thursday, March 6 at the at the Treaty Site History Center.


Bethany Announces Speechless Film Festival Winners

speechless film festival winners announced

Bethany Lutheran College, who held their "Speechless Film Festival", an exhibition event that took place for the first time at the Mankato Event Center last year and was publicized by Slanted Magazine Southern Minnesota Arts & Culture, has announced the winners of the festival for 2014.

The international film festival is intended for film students and film professionals. It observes the art of telling stories in a visual way. Winners are as follows:

Professional Narrative Still, submitted by director William Lüof the Netherlands.