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Thursday, Oct. 2, 2008

Tonight @ the UWM Union Theatre - 7 p.m.

Documentaries don’t get much more awkward than 2007’s Operation Filmmaker. Armed with the best intentions, actor Live Schreiber conceives an MTV special about Muthana Mohmed, a young Iraqi who had big, improbable dreams of becoming a filmmaker. Mohmed is given a chance to come to America and be an assistant on a...
Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2008

Tonight @ the UWM Union Theatre - 7 p.m.

Documentaries don’t get much more awkward than 2007’s Operation Filmmaker. Armed with the best intentions, actor Live Schreiber conceives an MTV special about Muthana Mohmed, a young Iraqi who had big, improbable dreams of becoming a filmmaker. Mohmed is given a chance to come to America and be an assistant on a film production...
Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2008

Tonight @ the UWM Union Theatre - 7 p.m.

George W. Bush’s fumbled war in Iraq has prompted no shortage of critical documentaries, but one of the most cutting is No End In Sight, which screens tonight at the UWM Union Theatre at 7 p.m. Unlike other films, which dissect Bush’s perplexing and misleading rationale for the war, this one focuses on the failed strategy
Monday, Sept. 15, 2008

Exiled in America

The Exiles is a window to a world that time has shut forever. Nowadays it might be called a "docudrama," but Mackenzie was determined to avoid imposing his own perspective and plotline. The Exiles was a collaboration between him and a small knot of American Indians who portrayed themselves, scripted their dialogue and helped devise a scenario that amounts to a dusk-to-dawn account of their lives . . .
Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2008

Tonight @ the UWM Union Theatre - 7 p.m.

George W. Bush’s fumbled war in Iraq has prompted no shortage of critical documentaries, but one of the most cutting is No End In Sight, which screens tonight and tomorrow night at the UWM Union Theatre. Unlike other films, which dissect Bush’s perplexing and misleading rationale for the war, this one focuses on the failed...
Sunday, Sept. 21, 2008

Today @ the UWM Union Theatre - 5 p.m.

You’ve got to hand it to Charlie Chaplin. Although he clung tightly to his loveable “Tramp” character, when he broke from it, he really broke from it. In 1947’s black comedy Monsieur Verdoux, which screens tonight for free at 5 p.m. at the UWM Union Theatre, he played an out of work banker who decides to support his wife and kids by...
Friday, Sept. 19, 2008

Tonight @ the UWM Union Theatre - 9 p.m.

You’ve got to hand it to Charlie Chaplin. Although he clung tightly to his loveable “Tramp” character, when he broke from it, he really broke from it. In 1947’s black comedy Monsieur Verdoux, which screens tonight for free at 9 p.m. at the UWM Union Theatre, he played an out of work banker who decides to support his wife and kids...
Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2008

Tonight @ the UWM Union Theatre - 7 p.m.

An Afghan taxi driver beaten to death by the American military is the starting point for the 2007 documentary Taxi to the Dark Side, a somber exploration of U.S. military torture tactics and policies that screens tonight at the UWM Union Theatre. Directed by Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room documentarian...
Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2008

Tonight @ the UWM Union Theatre - 7 p.m.

An Afghan taxi driver beaten to death by the American military is the starting point for the 2007 documentary Taxi to the Dark Side, a somber exploration of U.S. military torture tactics and policies that screens . . .
Thursday, Sept. 4, 2008

Tonight @ the UWM Union Theatre - 7 p.m.

Audiences couldn’t muster much excitement for Michel Gondry’s latest film, Be Kind Rewind, a comedy that promised silly, visually innovative recreations of classic films but instead mostly offered a surprisingly sentimental look at an economically disadvantaged neighborhood. Though Jack Black and . . .

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