This moving inquiry into a national trauma achieves its exceptional power through its intimacy... Filmed in luminous black and-white in the classic Academy aspect ratio, Ida combines some of the year’s best cinematography and art direction to create a truly immersive viewing experience.
Join us for the last Tuesday Night Movie Club (TNMC) event in the series this year! We will screen Marwencol, a 2011 Wisconsin Film Festival selection.
Tuesday Night Movie Club (TNMC) returns in 2019 with the dark comedy action film In Order of Disappearance, a 2015 WFF selection. The film is in Norwegian and Swedish with English subtitles.
Join us for the last Tuesday Night Movie Club (TNMC) of the season, featuring a special extended cut of WFF 2012 selection Margaret. As always, TNMC screenings are free and open to the public!
Join us for the fifth annual First Look at the Fest! This event is your opportunity to peruse the 2019 Wisconsin Film Festival Film Guide the night before it hits stands in the March 7 issue of Isthmus.
With 153 films in the Festival, there really is something for everyone to enjoy. Explore the schedule and buy tickets at 2019.wifilmfest.org.
The fourth annual Festflix & Chill presents 90 minutes of short films from the 2019 Wisconsin's Own section of the Festival, and Hail Satan?, a feature film from the 2019 Wisconsin Film Festival. This event is free and open to the public!
Join us for the sixth annual First Look at the Fest! This event is your opportunity to peruse the 2020 Wisconsin Film Festival Film Guide the night before it hits stands in the March 5 issue of Isthmus.
The Wisconsin Film Festival is presented by the University of Wisconsin–Madison Division of the Arts in collaboration with the Department of Communication Arts. The Festival presents an average of 150 film screenings over 8 days every spring. Founded in 1999, it is the largest university-produced film festival in the nation. Please note: this event has been canceled.
In Pursuit of Joy: A Screendance BBQ, a film by IVAP artist Omari ‘Motion’ Carter, will be presented during the 24th annual Wisconsin Film Festival’s shorts block titled Movers and Shakers. The screening will be followed by a Q&A with attending filmmakers featured in the block. Tickets may be purchased in advance or day-of. Student tickets are free with student ID.