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Documentary "Letters to Ashleigh" finds hope and peace in local tragedy

Published Aug. 6, 2014

On the morning of Oct. 6, 2009, 19-year-old Ashleigh Love was sleeping in her bed when an intruder broke into her home, went into her room and shot her to death. Almost five years after the utterly senseless tragedy, Ashleigh's story - once front page news in Milwaukee - has faded into memory for most. For filmmaker Kyle Olson, however, the story is very much still alive.

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Milwaukee one of five cities to premiere HBO's "The Normal Heart"

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.

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Kpolly brings "Fake A$$ Rappers" to reality

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."

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"Like Father, Like Son" is an engaging observation of a familial crisis

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.

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