James Kreul surveys the Big Docs at the Wisconsin Film Festival, completing the third part of our overview of 2017 Festival programming.
James Kreul finally delivers the Big Indies preview, after being torn by long internal debate about how much to rip into Sylvio.
Looking at an old VHS copy of King of Jazz, James Kreul lists ten images that he looks forward to seeing restored to their original early Technicolor splendor at the Wisconsin Film Festival.
Which visiting filmmaker should provide the lede for our coverage of the 2017 Wisconsin Film Festival? We suggest a less obvious answer with our Big Auteurs preview, the first of three themed schedule overviews this week.
This year the Madison Film Forum will significantly slow down its coverage of the Wisconsin Film Festival, and we encourage our colleagues to do the same.
As part of our ongoing efforts to share program notes for upcoming local screenings, here are synopses for the films to be showcased at the inaugural UniMadEx screening organized by the Wisconsin Union Directorate Film Committee.
Discuss: Missed Madison Madison Public Library Updates Missed Madison Catalog Ten titles from the Missed Madison Film Festival now available at the Madison Public Library. Liz Amundson, the DVD/Blu-Ray librarian at Madison’s Central Library, kindly updated our Missed Madison Film Festival page with a comment concerning titles now available in the LINKcat catalog. We’ve noticed […]
James Kreul compiles lists from Larry and Dee Dee, box office interviews, and social media to get a sense of the range of audience interests.
Discuss: Wisconsin Film Festival Jake Smith reflects briefly on the films he saw in the second half of the 2016 Wisconsin Film Festival, including a pair of pictures with Ingrid Bergman and the newest from Whit Stillman. As is so often the case with the second half of the Festival, my reach exceeds my grasp when […]
In the first of two reports after the 2016 Wisconsin Film Festival, James Kreul shares thoughts and observations about ticket sales, media coverage, venue logistics, and non-film events.