Rock Bottom Riser

Mitchell Hall, Room B91 3203 N Downer Ave, Milwaukee, WI

In his dynamic feature debut, Fern Silva examines myriad encounters with an island world at sea. Drawing from subjects as seemingly disparate as the arrival of Christian missionaries and the controversial casting of Dwayne Johnson as King Kamehameha, the film... Read More

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Babette’s Feast

Mitchell Hall, Room B91 3203 N Downer Ave, Milwaukee, WI

At once a rousing paean to artistic creation, a delicate evocation of divine grace, and the ultimate film about food, Babettes's Feast is a deeply beloved treasure of cinema. Directed by Gabriel Axel and adapted from a story by Isak... Read More

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Tampopo

Mitchell Hall, Room B91 3203 N Downer Ave, Milwaukee, WI

4K RESTORATION! Juzo Itami's rapturous "ramen western" returns to U.S. screens for the first time in decades. The tale of an enigmatic band of ramen ronin who guide the widow of a noodle shop owner on her quest for the... Read More

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Babette’s Feast

Mitchell Hall, Room B91 3203 N Downer Ave, Milwaukee, WI

At once a rousing paean to artistic creation, a delicate evocation of divine grace, and the ultimate film about food, Babettes’s Feast is a deeply beloved treasure of cinema. Directed by Gabriel Axel and adapted from a story by Isak... Read More

Free

Tampopo

Mitchell Hall, Room B91 3203 N Downer Ave, Milwaukee, WI

4K RESTORATION! Juzo Itami’s rapturous “ramen western” returns to U.S. screens for the first time in decades. The tale of an enigmatic band of ramen ronin who guide the widow of a noodle shop owner on her quest for the... Read More

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From the Archives

Mitchell Hall, Room B91 3203 N Downer Ave, Milwaukee, WI

Curated by MFA candidate Sarah Ballard, this program will feature 16mm prints from the UWM Film Department's Cinema Arts Archive. cosponsored by the Dept. of Film/Video/Animation/New Genres    

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Chameleon Street

Mitchell Hall, Room B91 3203 N Downer Ave, Milwaukee, WI

New 4K Restoration Criminally underseen for over three decades, Chameleon Street recounts the improbable but true story of Michigan con man Douglas Street, the titular “chameleon” who successfully impersonated his way up the socioeconomic ladder by posing as a magazine reporter,... Read More

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Snow Is This

Mitchell Hall, Room B91 3203 N Downer Ave, Milwaukee, WI

On 16mm SNOW IS THIS parlays an elegantly simple concept into an unpredictable, cumulatively rich experience. "The film is a text in which each shot is a single word, tightly-framed white letters against a black background. Compared to Snow's recent... Read More

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Duelle

Mitchell Hall, Room B91 3203 N Downer Ave, Milwaukee, WI

Beloved New Wave starlets Juliet Berto and Bulle Ogier play glamorous rival goddesses who descend upon Paris in search of a precious stone, ensnaring mortal siblings Hermine Karagheuz and Jean Babilée in their cryptic games. As Duelle layers intrigue upon... Read More

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Simone Barbes or Virtue

Mitchell Hall, Room B91 3203 N Downer Ave, Milwaukee, WI

New 4K Restoration! A criminally overlooked work from the post-post–New Wave era of French cinema, Marie-Claude Treilhou’s feature debut assumes the form of a triptych, following leather-clad porno theater usher Simone as she banters with her coworker while watching the... Read More

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