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Cut: Teens and Self Injury at the 2007 Wisconsin Film Festival

"It's important that I produced this film to be really accessible to educators, parents and teens, that it does not exploit the behavior," says Madison musician, filmmaker, and arts advocate Wendy Schneider about Cut, her documentary about teens who engage in self-injury. >More
 Diggers at the 2007 Wisconsin Film Festival

Upraised middle fingers abound in Diggers, a 2006 release about struggling Long Island clam harvesters. >More
 Long Shadows: Veterans' Paths to Peace at the 2007 Wisconsin Film Festival

Opening to the strains of "Ashokan Farewell" on a solo violin and a quote from Howard Zinn, Long Shadows travels through 65 years of war to introduce veterans of the United States Armed Forces who have since turned to working for peace. >More
 British Television Advertising Awards at the 2007 Wisconsin Film Festival

It's easy to pinpoint the differences from American TV ads. For one thing, the Brits are happy to let a story build. There's more sex, more horror, more gore. More raw feeling exposed. >More
 U-Carmen eKhayelitsha at the 2007 Wisconsin Film Festival

One of the pleasures of attending WFF films is the chance to be an armchair traveler. So far I've been to Paris, Russia, Poland, Niger, the Amazon jungle, China, Bangladesh and the steppes of Mongolia. >More
 Blogging the 2007 Wisconsin Film Fest: Act Three

Fin. Though the last reels have rolled at this year's Wisconsin Film Festival, more reviews and reports about the four-day event continue to make their way online. >More
 Punk's Not Dead at the 2007 Wisconsin Film Festival

It wasn't immediately noticeable how loud the sound was turned up at the Bartell Theatre late Saturday night until it briefly flickered out a couple of times. But given that the film on the screen was the Punk's Not Dead, the volume was perfectly appropriate. >More
 Wisconsin Student Short Films at the 2007 Wisconsin Film Festival

Saturday was a day of fleeting film for me, the Wisconsin Student Short Films screening in the evening the third collection of quick hits that I viewed over the course of about six hours. >More
 Cork n' Bottle String Band: The Ken's Bar Story at the 2007 Wisconsin Film Festival

For seven years starting in 1996, every Wednesday evening the downtown tavern Ken's Bar hosted a bluegrass hootenanny performed by a group whose members, by their own admission, didn't know the first thing about playing bluegrass. At least not at first. >More
 Severance at the 2007 Wisconsin Film Festival

You'll laugh. You'll cringe. You'll groan and squirm in your seat. Written and directed by Christopher Smith, Severance is one of the funniest scary movies in memory. >More
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