Central Library, Meeting Room 302
Thursday, Nov. 13, 6:30 pm
The library's Community Cinema series screens this provocative new tale about the forces that drove filmmaker Darius Clark Monroe to rob a bank as a young man. Elements of documentary, true crime and personal essay converge to tell this story of regret and redemption in a fresh way.
Thursday, Nov. 13, 7 pm
Help the UW Cinematheque raise money for a digital 3D projection system at this screening of Jean-Luc Godard's first 3D feature. Winner of the Grand Jury prize at the 2014 Cannes Film Festival, it's a fascinating meditation on topics as big as infinity and as small as Godard's dog.
Chazen Museum of Art
Sunday, Nov. 16, 2 pm
The UW Cinematheque teams up with the Academy Film Archive for this ode to the Master of Suspense. Screenings of two seldom-screened shorts -- 1944's Aventure Malgache and Bon Voyage -- are on the docket, along with screen tests, trailers and other hard-to-find archival materials.
High Noon Saloon
Monday, Nov. 17, 7 pm
This benefit for Movin' Out, an affordable-housing advocacy group for people with disabilities, features five short films by local production companies. Highlights include Game Day, a musical comedy about baseball that won the 2014 48-Hour Film Festival, and Quantum of Vengeance, a thriller about a time-traveling college student on a quest to solve her brother's murder. There will also be music by Stereo Side Effect and comedy by Nate Bjork.
Madison Museum of Contemporary Art
Wednesday, Nov. 19, 7 pm
Winner of the Best Narrative Feature award at the 2014 Tribeca Film Fest, this international film finds absurdist humor in a sobering topic: war. A group of female Israeli soldiers spend so much time on sex, pranks and videogames that they threaten to leave the army's human resource department in shambles.