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Film still from "The Swenkas" by Jeppe Ronde, to be featured as part of the eighth annual Wisconsin Film Festival in Madison, Thursday, March 30 through Sunday, April 2, 2006.
Image credit: courtesy Wisconsin Film Festival
Photo date: 2006

Film still from "The Beauty Academy of Kabul," a documentary about a cosmetology career training school established in Kabul, Afghanistan, by Afghani expatriate and American women, directed by Liz Mermin. Part of the eighth annual Wisconsin Film Festival in Madison, to be held Thursday, March 30-Sunday, April 2.
Image credit: courtesy Shadow Distribution
Photo date: 2004

Film still from "Czech Dream," by Vít Klusák and Filip Remunda, shown standing before the false front of a fake Prague supermarket, which they promoted through an intense marketing campaign. Part of the Global Visions '06 series sponsored by the UW Global Studies program, presented at the eighth annual Wisconsin Film Festival in Madison, to be held Thursday, March 30-Sunday, April 2.
Image credit: courtesy Taskovski Films
Photo date: 2004

Film still from "Dark Horse," a new film by Dagur Kári, who directed festival favorite "Nói albínói" (WFF 2004). One of three Danish films included in Contemporary European Cinema series sponsored by the UW Center for European Studies, at the eighth annual Wisconsin Film Festival in Madison, to be held Thursday, March 30-Sunday, April 2.
Image credit: courtesy Danish Film Institute
Photo date: 2005

Film still from "The Death of Mr. Lazarescu," a Cannes-award-winning film from Romania, directed by Cristi Puiu. Also nominated for a 2006 Independent Spirit Award, this film is presented by the UW Center for European Studies as part of the Contemporary European Cinema series for the eighth annual Wisconsin Film Festival in Madison, to be held Thursday, March 30-Sunday, April 2.
Image credit: courtesy Tartan USA
Photo date: 2005

Film still from "Isn't This a Time," filmed in Carnegie Hall and featuring singers Arlo Guthrie (left) and Pete Seeger (right) in a tribute to folk producer Howard Leventhal, directed by Jim Brown. Presented at the eighth annual Wisconsin Film Festival in Madison, to be held Thursday, March 30-Sunday, April 2.
Image credit: courtesy Seventh Art
Photo date: 2005

Film still from "Journey From The Fall," a harrowing story of a family separated after the 1975 fall of Saigon, directed by Ham Tran. Part of the Asian American Films '06 series, sponsored by the UW Asian American Studies Program, at the eighth annual Wisconsin Film Festival in Madison, to be held Thursday, March 30-Sunday, April 2.
Image credit: courtesy Ham Tran
Photo date: 2005

Film still from "Kinamand," directed by Henrik Ruben Genz, a tender romance about an unexpected marriage of convenience between a Danish plumber (Bjarne Henriksen, right) and a Chinese immigrant (Vivian Wu, left). One of three Danish films included in Contemporary European Cinema series sponsored by the UW Center for European Studies for the eighth annual Wisconsin Film Festival in Madison, to be held Thursday, March 30-Sunday, April 2.
Image credit: courtesy Danish Film Institute
Photo date: 2005

Film still from "The Life and Death of a Pumpkin," a short film by Madison filmmaker Aaron Yonda, to be featured as part of the Wisconsin's Own Filmmakers showcase at the eighth annual Wisconsin Film Festival in Madison, to be held Thursday, March 30-Sunday, April 2.
Image credit: courtesy Aaron Yonda
Photo date: 2005

Film still from "Little Fish," featuring a remarkable performance by Cate Blanchett (pictured) as a young woman struggling with the aftermath of addiction. An Australian film directed by Rowan Woods and one of four films from Australia and New Zealand highlighted at the eighth annual Wisconsin Film Festival in Madison, to be held Thursday, March 30-Sunday, April 2.
Image credit: courtesy First Look Pictures
Photo date: 2005

Film still from "Metal: A Headbanger's Journey," by Sam Dunn, Scot McFadyen and Jessica Joy Wise, a wild and entertaining look at the world of heavy metal music. Presented at the eighth annual Wisconsin Film Festival in Madison, to be held Thursday, March 30-Sunday, April 2.
Image credit: Warner Home Video
Photo date: 2005

Film still from "Monster Team: Episode 06," a short film combining animation, live action and a weird sense of humor, by Ben Olson and Arthur Jones. Part of the Wisconsin's Own Filmmakers showcase at the eighth annual Wisconsin Film Festival in Madison, to be held Thursday, March 30-Sunday, April 2.
Image credit: Ben Olson
Photo date: 2005

Film still from "The Night of Truth," from Burkina Faso's first female filmmaker, Fanta Régina Nacro, and part of the third annual Global Lens showcase of international films, presented by the Global Film Institute at the eighth annual Wisconsin Film Festival in Madison, to be held Thursday, March 30-Sunday, April 2.
Image credit: Global Film Institute
Photo date: 2004

Film still from "The President's Last Bang," Im Sangsoo's irreverent satire about the 1979 assassination of South Korean President Park Chung-hee, and part of the eighth annual Wisconsin Film Festival in Madison, to be held Thursday, March 30-Sunday, April 2.
Image credit: Kino International
Photo date: 2005

Film still from "Scream At Me," a short film created by young filmmakers from the Chicago Vocational Career Academy in cooperation with IFP-Chicago. Directed by Lennell Davis and featured as part of the Wisconsin's Own Filmmakers showcase at the eighth annual Wisconsin Film Festival in Madison, to be held Thursday, March 30-Sunday, April 2.
Image credit: courtesy IFP Chicago
Photo date: 2005

Film still from "Shakespeare Behind Bars," directed by Hank Rogerson, an intriguing look at the production of Shakespeare's "The Tempest" by prisoners in a Kentucky correctional institution. One of several U.S. documentaries presented at the eighth annual Wisconsin Film Festival in Madison, to be held Thursday, March 30-Sunday, April 2.
Image credit: Hank Rogerson / ITVS
Photo date: 2005

Film still from "The Syrian Bride," starring Clara Khoury (seated, center) and directed by Eran Riklis, portraying the political tensions surrounding a wedding in the Golan Heights, and a highlight of the eighth annual Wisconsin Film Festival in Madison, to be held Thursday, March 30-Sunday, April 2.
Image credit: courtesy Koch Lorber
Photo date: 2004

Film still from "The King," a dark and haunting film by James Marsh ("Wisconsin Death Trip") and starring Gael Garcia Bernal and Pell James (shown), headlining at the eighth annual Wisconsin Film Festival in Madison, to be held Thursday, March 30-Sunday, April 2.
Image credit: ThinkFilm
Photo date: 2005

Film still from "Tractor for Sale," a true Wisconsin film directed by UW-Oshkosh professor Troy Perkins and featured in the Wisconsin's Own Short Films series at the eighth annual Wisconsin Film Festival in Madison, to be held Thursday, March 30-Sunday, April 2.
Image credit: Troy Perkins
Photo date: 2005

A fisheye lens view of a 2005 Wisconsin Film Fest scheduling grid maps out when and where more than 150 movies from 27 countries were featured during the annual four-day event. Shown at 10 different venues in the downtown Madison and UW-Madison campus areas, many films sold-out days and weeks in advance.
Image credit: Jeff Miller
Photo date: April 2005

Meg Hamel, interim director of the Wisconsin Film Festival, UW Arts Institute.
Image credit: Michael Forster Rothbart
Photo date: December 2005
Logo for the Wisconsin Film Festival. The eighth annual Wisconsin Film Festival will be held in Madison, Thursday, March 30 through Sunday, April 2, 2006.
Image credit: courtesy Wisconsin Film Festival
Photo date: 2006
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