Wisconsin Film Festival Preview Event

March 28 - 6:00PM - 9:00PM
Union South, Varsity Halls I and II, 1308 W Dayton St, Madison, WI 53715
Cost: Varies (see below)

See it first at the Wisconsin Alumni Association’s Wisconsin Film Festival Preview event! Join UW film professor Jeff Smith and emcee and festival coordinator Ben Reiser for an evening of first-rate movie watching. You’ll spend an evening with fellow enthusiasts, see a Wisconsin Film Festival special selection before anyone else, and enjoy movie-themed food and drink. There will be a cash bar, and one drink ticket will be included with each admission. Buy your tickets now!

$5 WAA members and recent grads (2012–2016)
$10 nonmembers


6 p.m. Registration opens
6-7 p.m. Reception
7:15-7:30 p.m. Welcome Remarks (in the Marquee)
7:30-8:45 p.m. Film viewing
8:45 – 9 p.m. Panel discussion with Professor Jeff Smith and film directors
9 p.m. Event concludes


Fake Jewels
Two friends reunite to find a time capsule that they buried back in high school.

Lingua Absentia
Paper-cutout animation about a mother and her daughter, who has schizophrenia.

Cliff, Superfan
Documentary about Clifford Hayashi, Stanford University’s biggest sports fan.

Christmas Trees
Narrative short that includes a cast made up of American Players Theatre company members.

Buy your tickets now — seats are limited!

The Wisconsin Alumni Association® is sponsoring this event in partnership with the Arts Institute and the Wisconsin Film Festival.

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