Rooftop Cinema concludes its 2018 season with the hybrid documentary INAATE/SE, which re-imagines the Seven Fires Prophecy from the Ojibway tribe to comment on contemporary Native American experience.
Rooftop Cinema continues its season with the first and only screening in Madison (so far) of the Canyon Cinema 50 Tour, a tribute to the historically important and still vibrant and crucial distributor of experimental films.
As the “party with a purpose” continues at the Madison Reunion conference downtown and on campus this weekend, Rooftop Cinema showcases two films that remind us how things have changed and how things have stayed the same since 1968.
The second installment of this year’s Rooftop Cinema surveys recent collage films with techniques including cut-out animation, filmstrip manipulation, and archival footage montage.
Rooftop Cinema kicks off its 2018 season with two memorable celebrations of movement and dance.
Read 2018 Rooftop Cinema program notes by programmer James Kreul in advance of each screening at the Madison Film Forum website.
Micro-Wave Cinema Series concludes four years of indie programming with five screenings in Spring 2018. Final series will debut with David Franklin’s As Far as the Eye Can See on Sunday, February 11, 7:00pm in 4070 Vilas Hall
Overture Center for the Arts will celebrate the 90th anniversary of the Capitol Theater on Sunday, January 21. Free activities will include screenings of a Harold Lloyd two-reeler comedy and open house tours.
Opening night activities will include an event in Shannon Hall (formerly the Wisconsin Union Theater) where the first Wisconsin Film Festival feature film, Man of the Century, was screened in 1999.
Visit from Damien Chazelle (Whiplash, La La Land) headlines Spring 2018 UW-Cinematheque schedule. Other highlights include: Agnes Varda’s Faces Places, Lucrecia Martel’s Zama, and Abbas Kiarostami’s 24 Frames.