Tag Film

Fire in a crowded theater? Nitrate film is crumbling as experts strive to salvage the past

September 12, 2017

The effort combined chemical analysis of nitrate film, review of historical literature on it, and information from professionals who have handled, stored and shipped it.

Jennifer Warren wants more female movie directors

February 22, 2017

Of the top 100 films released in 2016, women directed only four. Actress, director and UW alumna Jennifer Warren is out to change that.

‘Bring It to the Table’ filmmaker Julie Winokur to visit UW–Madison

October 5, 2016

For many Americans, politics is one of few topics we refuse to discuss. Julie Winokur is trying to change that.

Oscar win puts Badger alum in ‘Spotlight’

March 8, 2016

Nicole Rocklin was one of the producers of the movie "Spotlight," which won Best Picture at the 88th annual Academy Awards on Feb. 28.

Trumbo trove resides at UW–Madison center

January 16, 2016

UW-Madison has a surprising connection with blacklisted Hollywood screenwriter Dalton Trumbo, subject of a current movie whose star, Bryan Cranston, was just nominated for an Oscar.

UW set to receive, screen classic Taiwanese films

April 3, 2013

The screenings of two classic features directed by King Hu, a landmark figure in world cinema, mark the latest donations to the unique collection of celebrated Taiwanese films at the University of Wisconsin–Madison.