Not long ago, the Milwaukee Film Festival convened a panel to discuss food insecurity in Milwaukee.

The Films of War

Nov 14, 2014

  Which leaves a more lasting impression on Americans – images of war or images from war movies? A new book tries to answer that question.

Give Me Liberty, the Movie

The creative team behind Give Me Liberty says the feature film is for Milwaukee, by Milwaukee and about Milwaukee.

The Surface Movie /

The Surface is a drama about two men, both at a desperate point in their lives, who have a chance encounter on Lake Michigan.

The history of LGBT cinema has always generally reflected the state of the LGBT community and its place in the world. 

Steve Green / Flickr

It’s been 41 years since the last U.S. combat troops left Vietnam, but the effects of the prolonged conflict are still being felt.

Among the many films playing during this year’s Milwaukee Film Festival, one film stands out for the sheer unlikeliness of its true subject matter.

Serial Daters Anonymous

The 2014 Milwaukee Film Festival is underway at cinemas from Fox Point to Washington Heights. One of the mainstays of the festival is the spotlight on local films. 

Milwaukee Independent Film Society

The 16th annual Milwaukee Short Film Festival runs Friday and Saturday at the Milwaukee Art Museum’s Lubar Auditorium.

Staying inside is pretty advisable, given this weekend's predicted frigid weather. But maybe a film set in Europe will help warm you up.