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THE DEFENDERS
THE DEFENDERS Now playing at The Trylon microcinema
Forgotten gems? Guilty pleasures? Under-the-radar favorites? With our monthy series The Defenders, a local personality hosts a secret film and defends their choice.

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THE DEFENDERS

THE DEFENDERS: MARK MALLMAN

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Wed Sep 17 7:00
Indie superhero Mark Mallman has rocked the airwaves hundreds of media outlets worldwide from MTV to Pitchfork to NPR. He's been written about by Rolling Stone, USA Today, Wired, and so on. As a composer he's scored and VFX trailers for X-Men (DOFP), The Hitcher, Adventureland, and Star Trek to name a few. His charity is NAMI Hennepin.

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THE DEFENDERS: JIM BRUNZELL

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Wed Nov 19 7:00
Jim was born in the 70's, went to school in the 80's, played sports in the 90's, and has been a film journalist since the mid-2000's. He currently writes for Twin Cities Daily Planet, is the director of the Sound Unseen Music/Film/Art Festival here in the Twin Cities and is trying to finish a novel he started five years ago. Half the proceeds benefit Sound Unseen, the other half Trylon.

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THE DEFENDERS: ANDY STURDEVANT

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Wed Jun 18 7:00
Andy Sturdevant is a writer and artist in Minneapolis. He's written about art, cities, culture, history, and food for many local magazines and websites, and his artwork has been exhibited at the Minneapolis Institute of Art and The Soap Factory. His first book, Potluck Supper with Meeting to Follow, was published by Coffee House Press in 2013. Non-profit: Mid-Continent Oceanographic Institute.


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THE DEFENDERS: AUSTIN KENNEDY

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Wed Jul 16 7:00
Austin Kennedy writes film reviews for the website Film Geek Central and has a degree in Filmmaking with two independent features under his belt. In his spare time he also performs stand-up, Men’s Roller Derby, plays in a rock group, and teaches an after-school Film Appreciation class in St. Paul. His charity is the Autism Society of Minnesota.


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THE DEFENDERS: MAYOR MIKE HAEG

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Wed Aug 20 7:00
Mike Haeg is an artist and the Mayor of Minnesota's smallest small town, Mt. Holly, MN (pop.4). You may have experienced the town's creative exports at Walker Art Center's Open Field, Salon Saloon, or the Art Shanty Projects. Haeg laments the days when time moved more slowly and people, as well as their troubles, were less evolved. Non-profit: Beyond the Yellow Ribbon.
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