Director's Cut Videos
Director's Cut Videos
Premiered: April 14, 2011
In the midst of the despair of the Great Depression, Franklin Roosevelt's New Deal gave 202 struggling Midwestern farm families an extraordinary opportunity: a chance to start over in a far-away Alaska. Alaska Far Away tells the story of this bold government experiment, and the families who found themselves thrust into the national spotlight along the way.
Premiered: April 1, 2011
When a tough female cop rescues a young teenage girl who had been abducted, she finds herself unexpectedly charged with caring for this girl. The smug slimeball who had kidnapped the girl is locked up, but it's going to take a solid case to keep him that way, and he's looking to get out and get revenge.
Premiered: March 25, 2011
The 13th annual Wisconsin Film Festival is the state's premiere film festival. Meet WFF Director Meg Hamel and discuss this year's lineup. Joining her are directors whose films will be at the WFF including Robb Thompson, Chele Isaac, Brijetta Hall Walker, Brian Standing and William Q. Hartin.
Premiered: July 29, 2010
Charlie's an accountant, who dreams of becoming something more, something he loves. For anyone who has struggled with, "Do I do what I love or do I do what makes me money even if I hate it?" Charlie Wu will inspire viewers to follow their dreams.
Premiered: July 22, 2010
"Paddle to Seattle: Journey through the Inside Passage" is an independent documentary chronicling the progress of two intrepid adventurers paddling handmade wooden Pygmy kayaks from Alaska to Seattle.
Premiered: July 15, 2010
"Into The Pit" tells the story of Wes Vance and Aaron Frye, two seemingly unremarkable Kentuckians who have lived in the small town of Prestonsburg their entire lives. Looking for a change, they turn their love of horror films into a radio show that soon that soon takes on a life of its own.
Premiered: July 8, 2010
30-year-old Owen Fenby loves his girlfriend but he loves high school hockey more, or does he? One by one his friends are deserting his annual pilgrimage to the Wisconsin State High School Hockey Tournament forcing him to confront some harsh truths about his bizarre obsession.
Premiered: July 1, 2010
When you are being Bucky for the first time, you are disoriented, and wondering why you ever got yourself into this. By the time you're done, you don't ever want to stop. Meet the seven students who play Bucky Badger during the 2007-2008 school year.
Premiered: June 24, 2010
This documentary follows the historic Ron Paul campaign from the perspective of grassroots activists and showcases the unique often bizarre, yet, groundbreaking projects they undertook as they brushed aside traditional campaign methodology.
Premiered: June 17, 2010
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWM) Peck School of the Arts shares films from its 29th-Annual UWM Student Film Festival. Department of Film Chair Rob Yeo discusses the student program, plus several young directors join us to talk about their films.
Premiered: June 10, 2010
"Thieves Like Us" is an action-packed comedy about Toby who intends to give up his life of thieving and marry his longtime girlfriend. But a kidnapping blackmail plot and one more big heist puts a snag in his plans. Can he pull it off and win back Lindsey?
Premiered: May 20, 2010
In a time when people can carry computers in their pockets and watch TV while walking down the street, "Typeface" dares to explore the twilight of the analog craft of wood type printing that is freshly inspiring artists in a digital age.