Wisconsin Film Festival Sneak Peeks

You're invited to a free preview of this year's Wisconsin Film Festival (March 30 - April 6, 2017) happening throughout Dane County in March of 2017. Watch trailers from this year's films, learn about the ins and outs of the Festival from Festival organizers, and bring your questions about this year's festival.

Sneak Peek events include:

Kids Sneak Peeks of Wisconsin Film Festival's Big Screens, Little Folks:

  • To India! To India! Saturday, March 18, 1:00-2:00 pm - Pinney Library with a focus on celebrating the culture & arts of India and  stories in Tamil and English
  • Journey to Latin America! Monday, March 20, 6:30-7:30 pm - Oregon Public Library with a focus on celebrating the culture & arts of Latin America and stories in Spanish and English

In addition, check out the fifth annual Pinney Mini Film Festival special after hours event at Pinney Library on Saturday, March 18 from 6:30-8:30 pm.  Doors for the event open at 6 pm and there is space for the first 60 attendees.  Guests can sample light refreshments generously donated by Willy Street Co-op while enjoyoing live music performed by members of White Birch Ensemble from 6:00-6:30 pm.  The Mini Festival will begin at 6:30 pm and includes five short films that screened at the 2016 Wisconsin Film Festival, featuring a Q&A with some of the filmmakers and Wisconsin Film Festival Coordinator Ben Reiser.  Films to be screened are:

  • Russian Folk by Director Michael Doubek
  • A Grand Walk by Director Sam Wirth
  • Lakeshore Preserve, plus Q&A with Director Austin Moore
  • IMMOO 240 Frames Per Second, plus Q&A with Director Steven Donovan
  • White & Lazy, plus Q&A with Director James Runde
Russian Folk film still Grand Walk film still Lakeshore Prserve film still IMMOO film still White & Lazy film still

These events are funded in part by Beyond the Page, the National Endowment for the Humanities, the Madison Community Foundation and the Wisconsin Film Festival.

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Want to catch up on past films featured at the festival?  Check out our collection of films from festivals past.  Or find other humanities-related events in Dane County Libraries funded by Beyond the Page.