Cinema Lounge

Looking for a nice, free venue at which to screen your work? Or you simply want to see great locally-made independent film? Cinema Lounge provides local filmmakers with a cool, intimate space to screen their latest work and film enthusiasts a spot to come and see the best indie shorts coming out of Minnesota today.

Our programmer curates a lineup of 2-4 locally made shorts (20 minutes or less) per screening. We mix it up with anything and everything: narratives, docs, music videos, animation, and experimental. After each film is screened, you meet the mind(s) behind the film, as our host conducts a short Q+A session with the filmmakers.

Cinema Lounge is presented at the Bryant-Lake Bowl Theater, 810 W. Lake St. in Minneapolis.
All shows: doors open 6:00 pm; show starts 7:00 pm.
All screenings will be closed captioned with ASL interpreters upon request.

Interested in showing your work at Cinema Lounge? Here is the submission form!

Visit the FilmNorth Cinema Lounge Facebook page for information on past, current, and upcoming screenings.

I had the opportunity to show a short film at the Cinema Lounge awhile ago. It was the most affirming experience to a filmmaker who is used to toiling away without much response. To hear a room full of people laughing and see them listening and then asking informed questions was so rewarding. Thanks for providing this opportunity to a community of filmmakers! Keep up the great work.  –Phil Holt