Laura Heller
2009 MFF

The Reel Scene II

By - Sep 24th, 2009 12:44 pm
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After all the waiting and planning, the 2009 Milwaukee Film Festival is finally underway.  Anticipate nothing less than the best film festival Milwaukee has ever seen.  As promised, we have your insider MFF updates.

Not only will there be movies and parties, but there are a number of noteworthy guests present over the next several days.  Take the opportunity to do the meet-and-greet question-and-answer forums with this year’s filmmakers.  Following some film screenings, you will have the chance to interact with directors, producers and cast members involved in select films.

Here’s what’s on the menu for the festival’s Q&As:

Friday, Sept. 25:

Modus Operandi
Oriental Theatre, 7:15 pm
Discussion with:  Frankie Latina and members of the cast and crew

Saturday, Sept. 26:

Waterlife
Oriental Theatre, 7 pm
Discussion with:  Director Kevin McMahon

Sunday, Sept. 27:

Changing the Conversation: America’s Gun Violence Epidemic
Oriental Theatre, 5 pm
Discussion with:  Director Janet Fitch and Producer Blyth Meier

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Wednesday, Sept. 30:

Filmbank Shorts
Oriental Theatre, 7:15 pm
Discussion with:  Ralph McKay, manager of Sixpack Films and Filmbank

The Making of ‘The Pool’
Oriental Theatre, 9:15 pm
Discussion with:  Director Chris Thompson and members of the crew

Changing the Conversation: America’s Gun Violence Epidemic
North Shore Cinema, 7:30 pm
Discussion with:  Director Janet Fitch and Producer Blyth Meier

Youssou N’dour: I Bring What I Love
North Shore Cinema, 9:15 pm
Discussion with:  Co-Producer Sarah Price

Madison
North Shore Cinema, 9:45 pm
Discussion with:  Director Brent Notbohm and Producer Nicholas Langholff

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