Category Archives: Films

…in the space between: Intro To Dance Filmmaking Workshop

Tuesday | October 23 | 11:00am-12:15pm
Outpost Winona

All creatives welcome! Facilitated by Winona dance/artist Sharon Mansur

Workshop fee: $10, checks payable to Sharon Mansur. To register contact:

Winona dance/visual artist Sharon Mansur will lead a workshop exploring the basics of dance filmmaking. Dance films are short, experimental creative art films featuring movement. The integration of movement, location and the camera eye is integral to dance filmmaking and provides richly imagistic, kinetic and emotional experiences. People interested in an opportunity to learn about this exciting art medium and play with some basic tools and skills are encouraged to attend. No dance or film experience necessary. And no specialized camera equipment required, just come with your cell phone camera and your imagination!

“…in the space between” is a new Winona based site-specific dance film by Sharon Mansur, embodying the intimate spaces of in-betweenness. The project and also includes dance film workshops and in progress screenings this fall.

The “…in the space between” dance film will make its full premiere at Outpost Winona, 119 E. 3rd Street, November 9-10, 2018 @ 7pm.

Sharon Mansur is a member of the River Arts Alliance. To learn more about the benefits of membership, please visit:


…in the space between: Sneak Peek Film Screening

Monday | October 15 | 5:30pm Project Fine Welcoming Table Dinner Central Lutheran Church Sneak Peek Work-in-Progress Film Screening All creatives welcome! Facilitated by Winona dance/artist Sharon Mansur Cost: FREE. To register you will have to RSVP with Project Fine. Space is limited. Winona dance/visual artist Sharon Mansur will present a sneak peek… Continue Reading

Hearing the Voices: Digital Edition Project

Thursday | May 24 | 7:00-8:30pm Outpost | 119 E 3rd St Please join the Art of the Rural for a celebration of the Hearing the Voices: Digital Edition project — and enjoy popcorn, refreshments, and conversation with folks from across the community. Project FINE worked with members of the community to document seven refugee… Continue Reading

Frozen River Film Festival: “Experimental City”

Monday | April 23 | 7:00pm Harriet Johnson Auditorium | Somsen Hall | WSU Frozen River Film Festival will present a new documentary film, titled “The Experimental City,” focusing on the now largely-forgotten Minnesota Experimental City project of the 1960’s. “We are delighted that the film-makers reached out to Frozen River Film Festival to seek… Continue Reading

Frankenstein Bicentenary Events at WSU

Winona State University continues its celebration of the 200th anniversary of the publication of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein this week. Two hundred years after its initial anonymous publication, Mary Shelley’s novel continues to speak to contemporary concerns about science, ethics, creativity, gender, the family, otherness, and education. It is a work that invites interdisciplinary conversation and… Continue Reading

2018 Frozen River Film Festival

February 7 – 11 | Various Locations This year’s festival begins with film presentations at Saint Mary’s University on Wednesday and Thursday at 6:30pm. Frozen Friday will feature special events around downtown Winona and at MMAM. Then Saturday and Sunday will be filled with films, starting on Saturday morning at the Winona 7, continuing Saturday… Continue Reading

Anne Pellowski: A Storyteller’s Life

Sunday | February 11 | 3:30pm Frozen River Film Festival Harriet Johnson Auditorium | Somsen Hall Winona State University Anne Pellowski was raised by a farm family of Polish heritage in Trempealeau County, WI and was a voracious reader of books about other countries and believed she would someday travel to all those countries. She… Continue Reading

An Evening of Outdoor Films

Wednesday | April 26th | 7:00pm Saint Mary’s Performance Center and Outdoor Leadership present an evening of Outdoor Films, featuring Mary Farrell’s John Latsch: The Man and His River and Ken Burns’ This is America from The National Parks: America’s Best Idea. A Q&A will follow the films. This event is free and open to… Continue Reading

John Latsch DVD Release Party

“John Latsch: The Man and His River” DVD Release Party Tuesday | April 11 | 7:00pm Winona County History Center | 160 Johnson St. There will be a free showing of the film, live music by Mike Munson, drawings for free merchandise and DVD’s and Blu-Rays for purchase. The Winona County Historical Society and Mary… Continue Reading