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A busy Orpheum on opening night at the fest

As evening deepens into night on Thursday, the Orpheum Theater is hopping with the comings and goings for the opening night of the Wisconsin Film Festival. >More
 The Spirit of the Beehive at the 2007 Wisconsin Film Festival

It was clear from the outset that The Spirit of the Beehive was one of the most eagerly anticipated films programmed for this year's Wisconsin film fest. >More
 Killer of Sheep at the 2007 Wisconsin Film Festival

I found it easy to understand why Charles Burnett's Killer of Sheep was among the first 100 films named to the United States National Film Registry after seeing it at Cinemathque this evening. >More
 Ready steady for the 2007 Wisconsin Film Fest

State Street is soggy and fairly quiet Thursday afternoon, except for the patter of snowmelt dripping from awnings along with some would-be students in town to tour the UW. Though the final preparations for this year's Wisconsin Film Festival are not evident, they are certainly under way. >More
 Smells like mystery: A Q&A with Aaron Ohlmann

Appleton native and University of Wisconsin alumnus Aaron Ohlmann returns to Madison as the editor, cinematographer and co-producer of Here is Always Somewhere Else, which he will screen for the Wisconsin Film Festival at 9:15 p.m. Friday, April 13, in the Cinematheque venue at UW's Vilas Hall. >More
 Less than 48 hours to go until the film fest

The ten to twelve inches of snow forecast to start falling early Wednesday morning may bode well for the Wisconsin Film Festival. "I think it's great," says organizer Meg Hamel about the possible winter storm. >More
 'Keep making movies,' urges film fest juror

Madison filmmaker Matt Sloan is perhaps best known as a partner in the viral Chad Vader series, a principal in Blame Society Productions and one of the co-founders of Wis-Kino, but the Milwaukee native has a background encompassing improv and live sketch comedy, theater and Cherry Pop Burlesque. >More
 Seven days to the film fest

As preparations for the Wisconsin Film Festival approach the finish line, one of the final tasks will be a private screening of Heart of an Empire. >More
 Jurying the Wisconsin Film Festival

A member of Blame Society Productions, Tona Williams is a cinematographer and art director for the Chad Vader series, a documentary filmmaker (the Earth Walls and God Project series), a Web site and graphic designer, illustrator and sculptor who holds a Ph.D. in sociology. >More
 WFF Trailers -- Absolute Wilson by Katharina Otto-Bernstein

Absolute Wilson explores avant theater giant Robert Wilson's childhood as the son of Waco, Texas' mayor and follows his rise in theater as well as his work with disabled children. >More
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