Tag: Green Bay Film Society

Film Society offers timely take on illegal immigration

This Wednesday (Oct. 7) the Green Bay Film Society presents the 2010 Belgium film Illegal, a very timely work about illegal immigration examining the situation of many immigrants in Europe and the process of being placed in detention centers. Prof. David Coury of Humanistic Studies and German will introduce the film’s showing at 7 p.m. […]

Film Society, Perkins host documentary on Armenian genocide

The Green Bay Film Society is scheduled to show the powerful documentary about the Armenian Genocide, Aghet (2010), at 7 p.m. Wednesday (April 15) at the Neville Public Museum. The International Film Series film will be introduced by UW-Green Bay Curator of Art Stephen Perkins. During the discussion period he will be joined by Levon […]

‘Wisconsin from the Air’ screening is Tuesday night

The Green Bay Film Society is teaming up with Wisconsin Public Television and the Neville Public Museum for a special advanced screening of “Wisconsin from the Air,” an hour-long documentary showcasing the spectacular landscape of Wisconsin as filmed from the air, at 7 p.m. Tuesday (Nov. 18). The film premieres Dec. 1 on WPT, but the […]

Prof. Sherman to introduce Wednesday’s film series offering

This Wednesday (Sept. 17) at 7 p.m. at the Neville Public Museum, the Green Bay Film Society’s Fall international film series continues with the 2011 Lebanese comedy, “Where do we go now?” Set in a remote village where the church and the mosque stand side by side, the film follows the antics of the town’s women […]

Green Bay Film Festival is this weekend

The Green Bay Press-Gazette’s Kendra Meinert offers a preview of this weekend’s Green Bay Film Festival, Friday through Sunday at the Oneida Radisson. (The festival is a local collaboration that owes a little bit of its history to UW-Green Bay faculty participation in founding the Green Bay Film Society.) There are 90 titles in all, […]

Faculty note: McQuade Dewhirst to lead talk on fabled recording studio

The Green Bay Film Society will host a showing at 7 p.m. Wednesday night (Feb. 5) at the Neville Public Museum of the documentary “Sound City,” made by Dave Grohl of Nirvana and the Foo Fighters, chronicling the story of a legendary California recording studio. Associate Prof. Michelle McQuade Dewhirst of Music will introduce the […]

Lawton show opens Thursday: the ‘Milwaukeeists’

Thursday (Sept. 12) is the opening reception for the Lawton Gallery’s first show of the fall season, titled “Milwaukeeists: 1996-2003.” Guest curated by Milwaukee curator/artist Nicholas Frank, it explores the alternative artistic culture in Milwaukee over an eight-year period. The show includes paintings, photographs, installations, films and ephemera. Frank will be giving a talk about […]

Another chance to catch a really good Native/basketball movie

An audience of about 100 (including at least a few Phoenix women’s basketball players) turned out at the Christie Theatre Monday night for this week’s first showing of the 2003 made-for-Showtime film Edge of America. It’s an enjoyable watch, with the dynamics of a black coach from Houston traveling to a remote Utah reservation to […]

Week’s events for ‘Native American Cinema’

Yesterday’s newsletter told you of a grant-supported series of events that will include a focus on Native American cinema with film screenings and discussions, an introductory workshop to encourage prospective professionals, and a weeklong residency by a prominent Cherokee actor. Here’s the full lineup, with details: Saturday, March 2, 3 p.m., Green Bay Film Festival, […]

‘Native American Cinema’ project brings actress, film, workshops to campus

A focus on Native American cinema with film screenings and discussions, an introductory workshop to encourage prospective professionals, and a weeklong residency by prominent Cherokee actress DeLanna Studi are among the highlights of “Native American Cinema: A New Storytelling Tradition.” Activities take place at various Green Bay area locations Saturday, March 2, through Friday, March […]