Documentary Film

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

Mar 16, 2017 5:00 AM FOOD & DRINK

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

Apr 18, 2016 4:20 PM Movies

​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

Jan 14, 2016 5:00 AM News 1 Comments

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

Oct 22, 2015 5:00 AM Movies

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

Sep 25, 2015 9:00 AM Movies

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

Oct 12, 2007 3:00 PM Movies

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

Apr 15, 2007 4:43 PM Movies

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

Apr 14, 2007 5:13 PM Movies