Tuesday, March 18, 2014 - 11:11pm

Four Madison Libraries offer film screenings and discussion

  Madison Public Library is the only place in town to catch a sneak peek preview of the 16th annual Wisconsin Film Festival.
Three simultaneous Sneak Peek events on Friday, March 21 (7-9 pm) will offer Madisonians a chance to watch trailers for this year's films, learn about the ins and outs of the Wisconsin Film Festival from festival staff, and bring along all of your questions about the Fest. 

Central Library, 201 W. Mifflin, Room 302
With Christina Martin-Wright, Managing Director
*Mifflin Street doors will open at 6:15 for this event
Pinney Library, 204 Cottage Grove Road
With Mike King, Senior Programmer
Sequoya Library, 4340 Tokay Blvd.
With Jim Healy, Director of Programming

A bonus family friendly Sneak Peek on Saturday, March 22, 2-3 pm will show films that are of interest to adults but appropriate for older school age children.

Alicia Ashman Library, 733 N High Point Road
With Ben Reiser, Festival Coordinator

The fun continues with the Pinney Mini Film Fest on Friday, March 28, 6-8 pm where film lovers can get ready for the Festival with an evening of locally made films.  Film screenings and Q&A sessions includes screening of three films: GEARS (directed by Steven Miosku & produced by Jessica Farrell); 3 MILES EAST (directed by Sam Karow); and SOLSTICE, directed by Brijetta Waller and Megan Monday.

Pinney Library, 204 Cottage Grove Road
With a representative of the Festival

These events are a collaboration between Madison Public Library and the Wisconsin Film Festival.
About Madison Public Library
Madison Public Library’s tradition of promoting education, literacy and community involvement has enriched the City of Madison for more than 137 years.  Our nine locations throughout the City of Madison are open six days per week and welcome over 2.35 million visits each year. Visit the library online at www.madisonpubliclibrary.org to learn more.
About Wisconsin Film Festival
The Wisconsin Film Festival is presented by the University of Wisconsin-Madison’s Arts Institute in association with the Department of Communication Arts.  Founded in 1999, the Festival presents 150 films in seven theaters over eight days in April.  Visit wifilmfest.org for more information and a full schedule.


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