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Mature love

The Brazilian film “Aquarius” is often understood in political terms, but its portrayal of an older woman’s romantic life is more compelling than its commentary on capitalism.

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UW-Cinematheque screens a revival of 1991’s “Daughters of the Dust,” the first feature film by an African American woman to receive wide distribution. It was inspired by filmmaker Julie Dash’s Gullah ancestors. more

Feb 16, 2017 5:00 AM Movies

“I Am Not Your Negro” is a masterful documentary that brings to life the words and ideas of James Baldwin, one of the nation’s greatest essayists and public intellectuals. more

Feb 16, 2017 5:00 AM Movies

Mehrdad Oskouei’s “Starless Dreams” takes the audience inside an Iranian juvenile detention center. The result is an intimate portrait of troubled and transgressive young women. more

Feb 9, 2017 5:00 AM Movies

HBO’s documentary “Beware the Slenderman” is a horror show in every sense. As two Milwaukee-area girls face trial this year for stabbing a classmate to appease a fictional character, the doc shows the story behind the highly publicized incident. more

Feb 9, 2017 5:00 AM TV & Video

Adam Driver is a wonder in Jim Jarmusch’s quiet, contemplative “Paterson,” which shows the poetry that emerges from a New Jersey bus driver’s daily routines. more

Feb 8, 2017 4:12 PM Movies

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Isthmus TV critic Alex Claiborne shares her picks for the best of February television. more

Feb 3, 2017 12:23 PM TV & Video

In “Mimosas,” a Cannes prize-winner showing at UW-Cinematheque Feb. 3, two characters on very different spiritual journeys travel through the mountains of Morocco. more

Feb 2, 2017 5:00 AM Movies

Annette Bening and Greta Gerwig deliver their career bests in Mike Mills’ delicate and autobiographical “20th Century Women.” The film depicts a family and a culture on the verge of change. more

Feb 2, 2017 5:00 AM Movies

“The Emissary,” is the result of five years of hard work from a science-minded Door County couple, Holly and Tim Erskine. They custom-built an animation studio in their home to make the film, which they are hoping to tour at film festivals. more

Jan 26, 2017 5:00 AM Movies

No 3-D movie experience is quite like Werner Herzog’s magnificent “Cave of Forgotten Dreams.” The documentary on France’s Chauvet Cave screens as part of UW Cinematheque’s 3-D series Jan. 28. more

Jan 26, 2017 5:00 AM Movies

UW-Cinematheque rolls out its first-ever 3-D film series, with a thrilling lineup including everything from Hitchcock and Herzog to “Gravity” and “Star Wars.” more

Jan 19, 2017 5:00 AM Movies

Isabelle Huppert is a daring, complicated character in Paul Verhoeven’s new psychological thriller “Elle.” It’s one of the best films of the year, writes Marjorie Baumgarten. more

Jan 12, 2017 5:00 AM Movies

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March 5, 2017

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March 6, 2017

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March 7, 2017

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Sunday, March 5th

Kick-Off Party at L’Etoile and Graze (4-7PM, $65 per person)

Monday, March 6th

Kosher Chopped at Adamah (6-8PM, $25 for Community, $15 for students, $7 for children 13 and under, 5 and under free)

Industry Brunch at A Pig in a Fur Coat (11AM)

Caribbean Nights Pt. 1 at The Ohio (6PM)

Tuesday, March 7th

Meat and Three at L’Etoile (6PM)

Wednesday, March 8th

Wurst Night Ever at Harvest (5-11PM)

Vegan Dinner at The Green Owl (6:30PM, $75 per person / add $25 for wine pairing)

Thursday, March 9th

MACN Tasting Menu at The Madison Club (6:30PM, $150 per person)

The New Fashioned at The Old Fashioned (7PM, $60 per person)

Dick's Picks Volume 211 at Natt Spil

Friday, March 10th

Dirty Dancing 3: A Winter Luau at Madison Sourdough (6-9PM)

​ Caribbean Nights Pt. 2 at Lucille (6PM)

Saturday, March 11th

Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go at Merchant (9AM-3PM)

​ Late Night BBQ at Heritage Tavern (11PM-close)

MACN Sandwich Competition at Gotham Restaurant (7AM-3PM)

Sunday, March 12th

​ Italian Dinner at The Workman’s Club (6PM)

Tapas Brunch at Osteria Papavero (10AM-2PM, $30 per person)

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