“Steve Reinke’s RIB GETS IN THE WAY (52 min, Digital Video, 2014) Free! “Steve Reinke has long been lauded for his irreverent, philosophical, and often acerbic works, which typically adopt the form of personal essays to wryly bend and reread wide-ranging topics. RIB GETS IN THE WAY, is narrated in the first person by Reinke, and addresses mortality, the body, the archive, and the embodiment of a life’s work.” – Video Databank Co-Sponsored by The Milwaukee LGBT Film / Video…
THE ROYAL ROAD Written and Directed by Jenni Olson A cinematic essay set against a contemplative backdrop of 16mm urban California landscapes, THE ROYAL ROAD offers up intimate reflections on nostalgia, the pursuit of unavailable women, butch identity, and Alfred Hitchcock’s “Vertigo” alongside a primer on Junipero Serra’s Spanish colonization of California and the Mexican American War. Featuring a voiceover cameo by Tony Kushner. (65min., 2015)
Don’t miss this year’s highly anticipated Kenilworth Open Studios (KOS) event. Peck School’s annual celebration of interdisciplinary arts presented by Shepherd Express!
Filmmaker CHARLES FAIRBANKS in attendance! Charles Fairbanks is a wrestler and filmmaker. His recent work focuses on Lucha Libre in Mexico, where the artist fights as the One-Eyed Cat (El Gato Tuerto) with a camera built into his mask. Writes Anthology Film Archives, “With only a few small films under his belt, Charles Fairbanks has managed to make a big impact at festivals around the world. His entertaining and heartfelt short films are extremely easy to enjoy and very hard…
A weekend full of innovative International films dedicated to contemporary works.
A juried showcase of the best short films and videos from the pioneering UWM Department of Film, Video, Animation and New Genres.
A special evening showcasing the films and videos completed by the UWM Department of Film, Video, Animation and New Genre’s graduating seniors.