Marked by loneliness, ecstatic beauty and an optimism of the darkest sort, A SPELL TO WARD OFF THE DARKNESS follows an unnamed character through three seemingly disparate moments in his life.
A portrait of risk and language, and a consideration of an artist’s life and work as a form of daredevilry, Stephanie Barber’s DAREDEVILS presents the experimental narrative of a writer.
A tribute to late filmmaker Dawn Wiedemann, one of very first MFA students of the UWM Film Department.
Combining self-shot “moving snapshots” of the game in its everyday form with a wide array of archival footage, this audiovisual essay offers a layered, non-linear perspective on the merger of basketball and hip hop culture, focused through the wide angle lens of the game’s history.
High above a jungle in Nepal, pilgrims make an ancient journey by cable car to worship Manakamana.
Spanning across two weekends, this year’s Festival will unfurl, once again, the finest in LGBT film and video, sharing works that are brand new, historical, and essential.
The third edition of this semi-annual program showcasing local, national, and international artists exploring the possibilities of super8 film.
Films by recent MFA recipients from the graduate program of the UWM Film Department. The night’s program will feature work by Junehyuck Jeon, Kara Mulrooney and Elizabeth Hagen.
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.
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.