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Saturday, Feb. 9, 2008

Today @ the UWM Union Theatre - starting at 2:30 PM

The UWM Union Theatre kicks continues its 2008 Festival of Films in French with four screenings tonight. The day begins at 2:30 p.m. with the drama Private Fears in Public Places, which follows six lonely and luckless Paris residents as they look for romance. It’s followed with a 5 p.m. screening of Belle de Jour . . .
Friday, Feb. 8, 2008

Tonight @ the UWM Union Theatre - 7:00 PM

The UWM Union Theatre kicks off its 2008 Festival of Films in French with two Milwaukee premieres. Maurice Richard, at 7 p.m., tells the story of the infamous French Canadian hockey player who sparked racial riots in the 1950s while standing up against racism in his league. In the drama Private . . .
Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2008

Tonight @ the UWM Union Theatre - 7:00 PM

Tonight and tomorrow night at 7 p.m., the UWM Union Theatre hosts free screenings of Shape of the Moon, Leonard Retel Helmrich’s gentle documentary about the daily life of a Christian family living in Indonesia, one of the most Muslim regions of the world.
Sunday, Feb. 3, 2008

Tonight @ the UWM Union Theatre - 7:00 PM

While much the city watches the Super Bowl, the UWM Union Theatre screens a little-seen 1919 oddity tonight at 7 p.m.: South. This silent documentary compiles raw footage from Sir Ernest Shackleton’s 1914 expedition, which ended with his crew struggling for survival after their ship became trapped in ice . . .
Friday, Feb. 1, 2008

Tonight @ the UWM Union Theatre

The UWM Union Theatre kicks off its African American Film Festival this weekend with two powerful documentaries. The Healing Passage: Voices from the Water, at 7 p.m., examines the aftermath of the slave trade, while Leimert Park: The Story of a Village in South Central LA details an unlikely artistic movement . . .
Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2008

Tonight @ the UWM Union Theatre - 7:00 PM

In the 1960s and 1970s, a new breed of avant-garde British film makers brought a radical new idea to their craft: Instead of dwelling on what a film was about, they were interested in how their film was produced—specifically, how the celluloid itself was printed and processed . . .
Sunday, Jan. 27, 2008

Today @ the UWM Union Theatre - 4:00 & 8:00 PM

How do monks do it? How do they spend so much time living so modestly and quietly? We’ve all pondered it, but for the most part we’ve been forced to rely on our (often overactive) imaginations to surmise what the life of a monk might actually be like. Thankfully, German . . .
Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2007

UWM Union Theatre, 7:30 p.m.

A vivid and often uncomfortable account of the racial unrest of the time, Revolution '67, a new documentary from Marylou Tibaldo-Bongiorno, relives the spontaneous, six-day riot that overwhelmed Newark, N.J., in the summer of 1967 and left 26 bodies in its wake.

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