Director's Cut Videos
Director's Cut Videos
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.