7 August 2013

Two feature films shown at the Minneapolis/St. Paul International Film Festival this year were made by Carls.

  • motorcycle-sillouette.jpgFilm: Girl Meets Bike
  • Director: Eric Tretbar ’86
  • Year made: 2013
  • Location: Northfield
  • Run time: 105 min.
  • Catalyst: a young high school shop teacher buys her first motorcycle with her wedding dress money
  • Journey: away from her controlling fiancé and into a new circle of friends
  • Discovery: personal and sexual freedom


  • cassette-tape.jpgFilm: Men With Arms
  • Directors: Matt Spevack ’13 (New York), Joey Fishman ’13 (Chicago), and Gabe Loeb ’11 (Berlin)
  • Year made: 2012
  • Location: New York City
  • Run time: 86 min.
  • Catalyst: Lloyd’s free-spirited sister gives him a tape recorder
  • Journey: away from his loving yet distant single father and into the outside world
  • Discovery: New York City

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