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A mental health therapist who struggled with an eating disorder releases a new documentary, “Reclaim Beauty.” It premieres May 15 at Union South. more

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Isthmus movie critic Kenneth Burns reviews three upcoming documentaries at this year’s Wisconsin Film Festival.“Filmworker,” “Napalm” and “Guerrero.” more

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We take a look at this year’s documentaries in the Wisconsin Film Festival’s “Wisconsin’s Own” category. The docs cover a wide range, from police shootings to outsider artists. more

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The documentary “Circle Up” explores the potential of Native American-style talking circles in restorative justice initiatives. Members of the Dane County Timebank hope the film will inspire Madison to expand the programs in operation here. more

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The FairShare CSA Coalition showcases six documentaries as part of the group’s new Food + Farms Film Festival. Fest is on Tuesday, March 21, at the High Noon Saloon. more

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What happens when humans behave and live like apes? Or when Madisonians see a movie about a beloved recording studio? Craig Johnson, of Blame Society’s “Welcome to the Basement,” checks out the first weekend of the 2016 Wisconsin Film Festival. more

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​Since a Madison police officer killed Tony Robinson last March, the 19-year-old has been portrayed in many different ways. A local filmmaker will offer another portrayal with his film, "19, The Tony Robinson Shooting, A Case of Deadly Bias." more

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​The new documentary, “The Amazing Nina Simone,” is a fine introduction to the talented musical prodigy who led a troubled life. more

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The riveting documentary “Listen to Me Marlon” is narrated by Brando himself, using cassette recordings the iconic actor made throughout his life. more

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I'd always heard Adolf Hitler referred to as a failed painter, but I'd never realized just how resentful he was about it until I saw The Rape of Europa, a documentary about the role that art and architecture played in his thinking. more

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When the credits finished rolling, spectators at the Wisconsin Film Festival's Saturday night screening of It's Happiness: A Polka Documentary might have thought the polka dancing was over. more

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War is hell, and as ably documented in The Rape of Europa, it can be particularly hard on art. more

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