Director's Cut Videos

Director's Cut Videos

Rob Cohen - Being Canadian

Premiered: June 7, 2016

When Rob Cohen moved to L.A. to pursue his dreams of becoming a comedy writer, he quickly realized that his new friends and colleagues knew nothing but the usual stereotypes about his beloved homeland of Canada. After years of frustration, Rob decided to embark on a personal quest, traveling from one end of Canada to the other, to prove being Canadian is more than just maple syrup and Mounties.

Rob Cohen - Simpsons

Premiered: June 6, 2016

Rob Cohen Web Extra #3 - Simpsons

Rob Cohen - Song

Premiered: June 6, 2016

Rob Cohen web extra clip - Aimee Mann song and Austin Powers trading card

Rob Cohen - football

Premiered: June 6, 2016

Rob Cohen Web Extra #2 - Green Bay Packer owner

Rob Cohen - Going Home

Premiered: June 6, 2016

Rob Cohen Web Extra #4 - Going Home

JT Arbogast - Angel's Perch

Premiered: May 28, 2016

Jack is a successful architect living in Pittsburgh, who must make the trip to his tiny hometown when his grandmother Polly, who is suffering from Alzheimer’s, is found wandering outside her house one morning. Torn between the career opportunity of a lifetime, caring for his last living relative and running from his own painful memories, Jack’s carefully constructed life begins to unravel.

Mike Batayeh - Detroit Unleaded

Premiered: May 21, 2016

A fresh take on boy-meets-girl comedy set in Detroit. Sami runs his immigrant family's gas station with his cousin Mike. . When a gorgeous "up-do girl" named Najlah comes along, Sami quickly falls for her from behind the bulletproof glass. Afraid her overprotective brother Fadi will disapprove, Najlah begins an under-the-counter romance with Sami, making his shift anything but routine.

Michael Neelsen - Last Day at Lambeau

Premiered: May 14, 2016

Brett Favre was the pride of Wisconsin for 16 years until he left after a messy conflict with the Green Bay Packers. When he sought the opportunity to play for the Minnesota Vikings, fans turned from adoration of Favre to hatred. LAST DAY AT LAMBEAU explores the complex relationship between fans and pro athletes and events which defined the war between Brett Favre, the Packers & Packers Nation.

2016 Wisconsin Film Festival

Premiered: April 14, 2016

The 17th annual Wisconsin Film Festival is the state’s premier film festival. Meet Director of Programming Jim Healy who will talk about this year's festival. Joining them are directors whose films will be at the WFF, including Wendy Schneider, James Runde, Emir Carakoz, Marc Kornblatt and Kara Mulrooney.

Stanley Nelson - Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution

Premiered: February 16, 2016

Change was coming to America and the fault lines could no longer be ignored—cities were burning, Vietnam was exploding, and disputes raged over equality and civil rights. A new revolutionary culture was emerging and it sought to drastically transform the system. The Black Panther Party for Self-Defense would, for a short time, put itself at the vanguard of that change.

Kristin Catalano - "Clarence"

Premiered: July 3, 2015

After 50 years away from academia, 85-year-old WWII Vet, Clarence Garrett, returns to UW-Milwaukee to fulfill his biggest regret–not earning his Bachelor’s Degree. While Clarence’s drive and determination are idealistic, the reality of his age is undeniable. When unforeseen circumstances land him in the hospital, he is forced to abandon his goal of graduation to survive a critical operation.

Dave Iverson - "Capturing Grace"

Premiered: June 26, 2015

It seems like two separate realms. One is occupied by acclaimed dancers from Brooklyn’s world renowned Mark Morris Dance Group, the other by people with Parkinson’s disease. CAPTURING GRACE is about what happens when those two worlds intersect.

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