Milwaukee Film Festival

Arts & Culture
11:56 am
Fri October 11, 2013

Filmmaker Finds Meaning in India

Steve Hoover's "Blood Brother" documentary on an orphanage for HIV positive children
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Steve Hoover talks with Lake Effect's Dan Harmon about his new documentary.

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

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Arts & Culture
3:58 pm
Fri October 4, 2013

Screenwriter Paul Attanasio on the Current State of the Film Industry

Paul Attanasio
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Lake Effect's Dan Harmon chats with Paul Attanasio.

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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Arts & Culture
3:43 pm
Fri October 4, 2013

How the US Coast Guard Contributed to the Filming of "The Surface" Movie

The Coast Guard works with filmmakers to accurately portray their daily lives in movies.
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Lake Effect' Mitch Teich talks with Commander John Pruitt III.

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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Arts & Culture
1:24 pm
Thu October 3, 2013

Live Music by Altos Accompanies Silent Film

The members of Altos
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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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Arts & Culture
12:17 pm
Wed October 2, 2013

Revisualizing Nature in a Short Film

Cecelia Condit’s three-channel video and photography installation, "Within a Stone's Throw."
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Lake Effect's Bonnie North interviews Cecelia Condit.

The Milwaukee Film Festival continues this week and showcases both feature films and shorts, internationally renowned filmmakers and local ones.

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