Results tagged with 'Milwaukee Film'
Published May 7, 2014
Two years ago, Milwaukee Film and HBO teamed up to bring the North American premiere of the Alex Gibney church sex scandal documentary "Mea Maxima Culpa: Silence in the House of God" to the Milwaukee Film Festival. The film was terrific, but perhaps best of all, the 2012 collaboration seems to spawned an equally terrific relationship between the two organizations, one that's bringing yet another premiere to town.
Published May 2, 2014
Until now the "Fake A$$ Rappers" series of illustrations has only been shown for limited runs throughout Milwaukee. However, since the project has grown in scope, a new medium was necessary. "The book seemed like the best venue for them, especially since I'm adding so much more content 'about' the rappers," says artist Kristopher "Kpolly" Pollard. "Their albums, songs and sample lyrics. It'll be a lot of fun."
Published May 2, 2014
It would be a parents' nightmare to discover that the son that they've raised for six years wasn't actually their own, but in fact, someone else's. That's the revelation at the center of Japanese writer-director Hirokazu Koreeda's latest, "Like Father, Like Son," Wednesday night's Milwaukee Film members screening for the month of April.
Published Dec. 17, 2013
Tis the season for opening your hearts and helping out around town. One way you can do that is to help a teacher in a classroom. I don't mean in person - though you can do that at many schools, of course. Instead, consider doing something like donating materials to a classroom at your child's school, your neighborhood school or a school to which you feel some sort of connection (you went there, your mom went there, etc.).
Published Oct. 17, 2013
Dave Dillett - a veteran roadie of almost 19 years - decided he needed to share his beloved music's stories and struggles. So he combined his love for loud, thrashing rock music with another one of his passions: film. The result is "Eternal," a rockumentary about the wonders and woes of the current live music scene that's being released to DVD tomorrow.
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Labor Day weekend marked the release of the Milwaukee Film Festival's Program Guide. The annual fest begins Sept. 22 and is set to feature more than 100 films from the Milwaukee area and around the world. Over 11 days, these films will play at four area theatres - The Downer and Oriental on M...
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