While many offers from the Madison Museum of Contemporary Art have gone digital, one thing has not has not: Rooftop Cinema. In this installment of Staying Artful, features contributor KT Howard checks in with program coordinator Jim Kruel about how the pandemic’s effect on Rooftop Cinema. Click here to see what else MMoCA is doing […]
For today’s holiday edition, co-hosts Richelle Wilson and Nate Carlin look back on some of the notable moments in arts and culture in 2019—the books, movies, and TV that generated important conversations about what we value in society. With the input of listeners, they take up the effect of mega box-office hits on cinema and […]
UW-Cinematheque’s spring season of art-house film screenings kicks off on January 18 at Vilas Hall with Blake Williams’ Prototype, which will take advantage of Cinematheque’s recently installed 3-D screening equipment. It won’t be Cinematheque’s first 3-D screening, but it will be a debut of sorts for new 3-D gear that recently became a permanent piece […]
The 2017 Wisconsin Film Festival will be running from March 30 to April 6. We’ve got three writers leading the preview coverage for Tone Madison—Mark Riechers, Grant Phipps, and Chris Lay. Grant is also covering the festival a bit for the madison film site LakeFrontRow. As in years past, previewing the festival means choking down a lot […]
As of late, Syria has been associated in the public consciousness with refugees and political strife, and not so much with the visual arts. But a group of Kurdish filmmakers and artists hope to change that. In the Rojava region of Syria (known to some as Western Kurdistan), they’ve set up the Rojava Film Commune […]
Orson Welles, Stanley Kubrick, Jean-Luc Godard…all names you can expect to see in the credits at upcoming screenings put on by the UW Cinematheque.