Host Esty Dinur speaks with two documentary filmmakers who are showing their films at the Wisconsin Film Festival this weekend. Erik Ljung is the director of the film The Blood Is at the Doorstep, which highlights the story of Dontre Hamilton, a man shot fourteen times by a Milwaukee police officer in 2014. It will screen on Saturday, April 7th, at 1:15 pm in Shannon Hall. JP Sniadecki is co-director of the immersive, experimental documentary El Mar La Mar, which depicts the process of migration in the Sonoran Desert on the US-Mexico border. It screens on Tuesday, April 10th, at 7:45 pm at the AMC Madison 6 – Cinema 1. Watch the trailers below:
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