This year’s ‘MWFF Spotlight Feature’ winner is Minding the Gap, directed by Rockford native Bing Liu!
“Minding the Gap” is about three young men who bond together to escape volatile families in their Rust Belt hometown. As they face adult responsibilities, unexpected revelations threaten their decade-long friendship.
All tickets can be purchased now and allow access to any of the screening programs for that day of purchase. Tickets for any days that do not sell out online will be available at the Nordlof Center box office on that day beginning at 10:30am.
FRIDAY, AUGUST 24th, 6PM – SPOTLIGHT FILM SCREENING and Q & A The opening night’s events will begin with our annual Spotlight Winner’s reception at 6pm. The film will begin at 7:15pm and be followed at 9PM by a filmmaker and cast Q&A. SATURDAY, AUGUST 25th, 2PM Our second Minding the Gap screening and Q&A will begin at 2pm and precedes our annual regional filmmakers reception and screening.
SUNDAY, AUGUST 26th, 4:30PM Our third Minding the Gap screening and Q&A will begin at 4:30pm and will conclude our screenings for the entire 2018 MWFF.
Directions: Nordlof Center – 118 N. Main St., Rockford, IL 61101 - From I-90 and E. State St. (US Business 20): west 6.5 miles on Business 20, which becomes one-way as Jefferson St., to Wyman (first street after the bridge over Rock River). Turn left (south) on Wyman to Mulberry. From I-39: west on US 20 Bypass to IL 2 (S. Main). North on IL 2 to the downtown area. (S. Main becomes Wyman, one-way north). Park in lots at Wyman and Mulberry.