Milwaukee Film Festival

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It’s been six years since the Johnny Depp film, Public Enemies, used Milwaukee as its setting. And with the short-lived tax credit for filmmakers long gone, it may be a while before that happens again.

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The world's worst  industrial disaster took place on December 3, 1984, when a gas leak at a Union Carbide pesticide plant killed thousands of people in Bhopal, India.

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As the Milwaukee Film Festival continues this week, a new film documents an American’s behind-the-front lines story of fighting along with the Libyan rebels who overthrew Qaddafi.

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Don’t use the term debunk around James Randi.  

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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.

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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. 

Filmmaker Finds Meaning in India

Oct 11, 2013
Steve Hoover

There are a lot of movies out there about protagonists trying to find themselves in exotic locations, like India – think Eat, Pray, Love.

Milwaukee Film Festival

Tomorrow evening, the Milwaukee Film Festival will host an evening with Paul Attanasio. In this city, Attanasio may be best known for being the brother of Milwaukee Brewers owner Mark Attanasio, but his broader fame is as a screenwriter and producer.

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On Sunday, the Milwaukee Film Festival will feature a panel discussion offering people a sneak peek at several movies in progress, all being made by Wisconsin filmmakers.

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Recent incarnations of the Milwaukee Film Festival have included screenings of some classic silent films. On the heels of 2010’s showing of Metropolis and last year’s showing of Blackmail, the festival will feature a 1930 classic agrarian tale made by Soviet director Alexander Dovzhenko on Friday.

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