writer-producer Roger Rapoport is taking full advantage of Wisconsin scenery
and Milwaukee talent for his independent films. In 2012, Rapoport released Waterwalk, a father-and-son coming-of-age
drama filmed on some of Wisconsin’s rivers. It has since been shown in about
Wightman works rock ’n’ roll, the advent of “high tech” and an improbable
romantic tryst into his debut novel Pepperland,
a vast, intimate exploration of the 1970s. In the novel, Pepper Porter is on
his way to rock stardom when his long-gone girlfriend Sooz re-enters his
life. A computer wiz, Sooz has come up
Genevieve Davis' new docudrama Secret Life, Secret Death uncovers her grandmother's experience in the seedy underworld of 1920s gangland Chicago from years of family secrecy. The story includes her grandmother's involvement in bootlegging and...
Milwaukee filmmaker Chris James Thompson's documentary Jeff explores the unsettling effect that Jeffrey Dahmer had on those around him. The medical examiner and a detective involved in the case, as well as one of Dahmer's neighbors...