2009 Wisconsin Film Festival Film Guide

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WISCONSIN FILM FESTIVAL — APRIL 2-5, 2009 ABOUT US Founded in 1999, the Wisconsin Film Festival is the state’s premier film festival, in the heart of Madison, our capital city. This four-day festival takes place each spring in campus and downtown Madison theaters. The Festival presents the best new independent film (feature, documentary, experimental), world cinema, restored classics, and showcases the work of Wisconsin filmmakers through juried competitions.

CONTACT Wisconsin Film Festival 821 University Ave, Madison, WI 53706 (608) 262-9009; (877) 963-FILM info@WiFilmFest.org; WiFilmFest.org

During the Festival, see WiFilmFest.org or call (877) 963-FILM for updates. For additional questions or emergencies call the Box Office (608) 265-2933 THE WISCONSIN FILM FESTIVAL IS PRESENTED BY THE UW ARTS INSTITUTE 5542 Humanities Building 455 North Park St, Madison, WI 53706 (608) 263-4086 • info@Arts.Wisc.edu • Arts.Wisc.edu





The Arts Institute works to make the arts more visible and effective at UW-Madison. Governed by arts faculty and staff, we represent the collective voice and strength of the arts at the University. The Arts Institute funds and supports projects with universityand community-wide impact, including artists residencies, awards and fellowships, public programs, and arts marketing and outreach. Created in 1998, the Arts Institute grew out of a university Arts Consortium and other collaborative efforts. An “intercollege unit,� the Arts Institute is sponsored by the College of Letters & Science, the School of Education, and the School of Human Ecology.

UW ARTS INSTITUTE LEADERSHIP DEANS’ COUNCIL: Robin Douthitt, Dean, School of Human Ecology; Adam Gamoran, Dean, School of Education; and Gary Sandefur, Dean, College of Letters & Science STAFF: Norma Saldivar, Executive Director; Ken Chraca, Associate Director; Judy Buenzli, Coordinator, Arts Outreach Program; Kate Hewson, Arts Residency Coordinator; Sarah Schaffer, Coordinator, Recording Project; Meg Hamel, Director, Wisconsin Film Festival; and Allen Ebert, Operations Director, Wisconsin Film Festival

ARTS INSTITUTE EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE (2008-09): Norma Saldivar, Executive Director; Anne Archbold, Theatre & Drama; Thomas Dale, Art History; JJ Murphy, Communication Arts; Judith Mitchell, English–Creative Writing; Russell Panczenko, Chazen Museum of Art; Ralph Russo, Memorial Union; John Schaffer, School of Music; Elaine Scheer, Art; Diane Sheehan, Design Studies; Tony Simotes, University Theatre; Andrew Taylor, Bolz Center for Arts Administration; and Yu Jin-Wen, Dance Program

THE ARTS ON CAMPUS WEBSITE is a collaborative project sponsored by the Arts Institute and University Communications in cooperation with campus arts units and organizations, and with the support of the Evjue Foundation.

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