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Adept-8: Back in Black and White

November 1

The third edition of this semi-annual program showcasing local, national, and international artists exploring the possibilities of super8 film.

MFA Screening 1

November 5 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Films by recent MFA recipients from the graduate program of the UWM Film Department. The night’s program will feature work by Junehyuck Jeon and Elizabeth Hagen.

2 x Emir Cakaroz: “Two Photographs”; “One Money”

November 8 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Two Photographs” (2012) is a personal documentary about the immigration of the filmmaker’s family from Bulgaria to Turkey. “One Money” (2014) explores estate, consignment and farm auctions in Wisconsin, focusing on the objects for sale and peoples’ interactions in different locations and circumstances.

Locally Grown: Josh Weissbach

November 13

This collection of 16mm films made by experimental filmmaker Josh Weissbach between 2011 and 2014 embraces the notion of navigational initiative as a reward of disorientation: Where am I? What am I doing? What is this?

Gloria Rolando: A Retrospective Filmmaker – Filmmaker Rolando in Attendance!

November 15 - 17

The UWM Film Department welcomes Afro-Cuban filmmaker Gloria Rolando whose award-winning films exquisitely dramatize the complex histories of the Afro-Cubans and their shared histories with Haitian, Panamanian and Jamaican laborers.

MFA Screening 2

November 19

Films by recent MFA recipients from the graduate program of the UWM Film Department. Tonight’s program will feature work by Ben Balcom, Isaac Brooks, Julie Wolterstorff and Sarah Stevens.

Locally Grown: Special Entertainment

November 20

Special Entertainment (Bobby Ciraldo & Andrew Swant) screens its ten-years-in-the-making Hamlet A.D.D.: a re-imagining of Shakespeare’s timeless play as a bizarre and comedic tour through the ages with live-action characters in a colorful cartoon world.

MAM After Dark: Movement and New Media Collaborations Showing

November 21

Seven groups and three solo performers, and 37 dancers/filmmakers/digital artists/performers in all will take over the whole of the Calatrava, redesigning the space around the Milwaukee Art Museum After Dark theme of “Heaven and Hell.”

67th Student Film & Video Festival

December 12

A juried showcase of the best short films and videos from the pioneering UWM Department of Film, Video, Animation and New Genres.

Film Department Senior Screenings

December 13

A special evening showcasing the films and videos completed by the UWM Department of Film, Video, Animation and New Genre’s graduating seniors.

68th Student Film & Video Festival

May 8, 2015

A juried showcase of the best short films and videos from the pioneering UWM Department of Film, Video, Animation and New Genres.

Film Department Senior Screenings

May 14, 2015 - May 15, 2015

A special evening showcasing the films and videos completed by the UWM Department of Film, Video, Animation and New Genre’s graduating seniors.

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