The programming this fall at UW Cinematheque includes a series on the work of Iranian filmmaker Abbas Kiarostami. It kicks off on Friday, September 20 with the documentary Homework and continues over the next three Fridays with a trilogy of films released in the late ‘80s and early ‘90s known as the Koker Trilogy: Where […]
Chicago’s Media Burn collective is dedicated to the preservation of and distribution of guerilla television documentaries made in the 1970s and 1980s outside the television industry. Their archives number over 8,000 films. Media Burn asked two American filmmakers: Lori Felker, from Chicago, and Dmitri Devyatkin, from New York and two Russian filmmakers, Dmitri Kalashnikov and […]
On this latest podcast short, Tone Madison‘s Shaun Soman and Scott Gordon discuss the future of Four Star Video Heaven, Paul Soglin’s great southwestern journey, and a few noteworthy events coming up in Madison. Give the conversation a listen here, or subscribe to the Tone Madison podcast on Apple Podcasts. If you like what you’re […]
Earlier this afternoon, graduate workers from the Teaching Assistants’ Association (TAA) occupied the University of Wisconsin–Madison’s administration building to demand fair pay and improved policies for graduate employees. For the first segment of today’s show, TAA representatives Megan Kennedy and Ellen LeClere report live from the sit-in at Bascom Hall to explain the graduate workers’ […]
In celebration of Black History Month, today’s episode is about creating new Black history. Guest host Harry Hawkins is joined in the studio by local filmmakers and entrepreneurs Johnny and Marie Justice to discuss the challenges and opportunities of being artists and business-owners as people of color.
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 […]