Tag: documentary

Documentary Education, Inc., to play Wednesday at the Christie Theatre

The documentary film, “Education, Inc.” will be shown in the Christie Theater, of the University Union, UWGB at 7 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 10.  According to its sponsors, “The film examines the free-market and for-profit interests that have been quietly and systematically privatizing America’s public education system under the banner of ‘school choice.’”  The one-hour film […]

Say ‘Cheeseheads.’ Movie to screen at UWGB

UW-Green Bay landed the Green Bay premiere of “Cheeseheads: The Documentary,” on Wednesday, February 10 at 8 p.m. in the Phoenix Room of the University Union, UWGB.  Wisconsin-themed snacks will be served prior to the showing. The film depicts the journey of a native Wisconsinite who returns to his roots after 20 years in exodus. […]

Christine Smith facilitates Civil Rights documentary/discussion

Honoring Women’s History Month, the Green Bay–De Pere YWCA invites the public for a viewing and discussion of a new documentary film from Wisconsin Public Television (WPT), “Vel Phillips: Dream Big Dreams.” The event will be facilitated by Christine Smith, associate professor of Human Development and the chair of UW-Green Bay’s Women’s and Gender Studies […]

Film by Owino ’99 takes Seattle festival honor

A UW-Green Bay alumna’s documentary film was voted a fan favorite at the 40th Seattle International Film Festival. We noted here last week that Peres Owino, a 1999 grad, directed the film “Bound: Africans versus African Americans,” described as “a hard-hitting documentary that addresses the little-known tension that exists between Africans and African Americans.” We […]

Alumna-directed documentary to premiere Saturday during Seattle Film Festival

A UW-Green Bay alumna’s documentary film will be premiered this weekend, showing Saturday, June 7 and Sunday, June 8 during the 40th Seattle International Film Festival. Peres Owino, a 1999 grad, directed the film “Bound: Africans versus African Americans,” described as “a hard-hitting documentary that addresses the little-known tension that exists between Africans and African […]

Emma Toft remembered: Campus-based ETP-NEW to debut documentary

Educational Television Productions of Northeast Wisconsin (ETP-NEW), headquartered on campus, has announced the broadcast date of its latest documentary, “Emma Toft: One with Nature.” The piece, which highlights “Wisconsin’s First Lady of Conservation,” will debut at 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 12 on Wisconsin Public Television. It is a collaborative project between ETP-NEW and NEWIST/CESA 7, […]

Jeffreys essay part of PBS look at solitary confinement

Associate Prof. Derek Jeffreys’ essay on solitary confinement is linked to a PBS “POV” program that premieres at 9 p.m. tonight (Monday, July 8) and will be shown throughout the month of July. The documentary, “Herman’s House,” is about Herman Wallace, who has served 40 years in solitary confinement in the Angola prison in Louisiana. […]