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Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2013
 Following the arrest and conviction of 8-year-old Billy’s mom, 86-year-old Irving Zisman (Johnny Knoxville) intends to deliver his motherless grandson to the boy’s dad. The pair sets out on a cross-country road trip, but
10.12.2013 | | Posted at 02:32 PM

Something funny at Milwaukee Short Film Festival

By David Luhrssen
  Sexual identity can be a serious question but Milwaukee filmmakers Dan Harmon and Lucien Jung were in a light mood when they made Coffee or Tea. “So many filmmakers are so serious. We decided to counter that,” Harmon says. “So why not do something that’s just fun—and fun to watch.” Coffee or Tea was accepted into the Wildwood Film Festival and the Indianapolis LGBT Fil...
Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2012
 Gastronomic Overload: Throughout the weekend, more than 7,000 people poured into the fourth Wine & Dine Wisconsin at the Delta Center. The well-orchestrated event, organized by the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel’s
11.03.2012 | | Posted at 08:30 AM

Mark G.E. at Milwaukee Short Film Festival

By David Luhrssen
  Milwaukee’s Mark G.E. has been a musician and a cable TV host, but with “Soul Chamber” he shines under his third hat, filmmaker. A short film in color-tinted black and white, “Soul Chamber” is an almost silent movie with intertitles interspersed with voice narration by Victor DeLorenzo and an appropriately moody score by Sigmund Snopek. An intriguing exercise in Guy Madde...
Tuesday, Oct. 26, 2010

Honoring local, independent movies and their makers

Fifteen years ago, local indie filmmakers were hard-pressed to find venues to screen their works that were both large enough to seat their family and friends and priced to accommodate their shoestring budgets. Ross Bigley, who, at the time, was a Third Ward art gallery owner, sought a solution by organizing a festival that showcases short films. There was a brief stint using public access television...
Friday, Sept. 11, 2009

Today @ Eisner Museum of Advertising and Design, 7 p.m.

More than 40 films will be screened at three different city venues over three days as part of the 11th annual Milwaukee Short Film Festival. The festival features films from all over the United States, including several from Milwaukee, as well as many from international filmmakers—not bad for a festival that began as a showing of films on public access television. The festival begins tonight at the Eisner Museum of Advertising and Design before moving to the Milwaukee...
Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2009

Great movies in small doses

If you ask Milwaukee residents about film around town, many people will point you in the direction of the nearest multiplex playing the latest Hollywood offering. But, fact is, there are many fans and producers of progressive cinema in the city. Skeptics need only look to the Milwaukee Short Film Festival (MFSS), now on the brink of its 11th year...