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SINGIN' in THE GRAIN

Grab Your Front-Row Seat for
A DVD on The 
Minnesota Czech and Slovak culture and communities
 

A warm nostalgic look – 47 years in the making

... with a cast of thousands ...
... the mystique of Kolachy ...
... winter in a Czech village ...
the jiggly, jumpy beat of its local polka band; its village dancers.
 

See how newcomers from the old country reincarnate and revitalize

the age-old immigrant saga of Upper Midwest and Minnesota history.

 

Captured by the camera and mic of Minneapolis indie filmmaker Al Milgrom.
 

Get “SINGIN’ IN THE GRAIN –
a Minnesota Czech story”

 

(Four-star festival and audience acclaim) for your holiday stocking; package wrapped: $25 (including shipping and handling), 2019, 109 minutes

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The Dinkytown uprising

available for the first time on DVD!
 

50 Years Ago: Students were protesting both the Vietnam War and a national

fast food chain at the time of the Kent State shootings. 

Read Al's Article in the Star Tribune May 6 here

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Next up

Due next up: "Russian Journey", a doc feature in 16 mm color. Beyond a travelogue, this cultural journey visits the abodes of Tolstoy, Gogol, Chekhov, and Dostoyevsky and provides a unique filmic look at everyday life in the Soviet Union. 

 

Originally edited in 1961, "Russian Journey" was shown with Al's live narration at Universities across the US. In 2019, 

the film is being re-edited, with new narrative, including a look at Russia today.