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Hollywood Film Series - 22 Jump Street

Hollywood Film Series - 22 Jump Street

FREE! Wednesday, September 24 at 4:15pm AND Saturday, September 27 at 9pm

Sequel to the hit 2012 comedy 21 Jump Street; 22 Jump Street ups the ante with more action and even more catch your breath laughs. When their department is relocated across the street to 22 Jump Street, undercover cops Schmidt and Jenko are tasked with posing as college students, and rooting out an elusive campus drug dealer.

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Documentary Frontiers - Citizen Koch

Documentary Frontiers - Citizen Koch

FREE! Wednesday, September 24 at 7pm

A searing exposé on the state of American democracy and the fracturing of the Republican Party, Citizen Koch investigates the money behind the Tea Party and traces the impact of unlimited election spending by corporations and billionaires. Alternately terrifying and funny, Citizen Koch is an essential and powerful portrait of our political times.

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World Cinema - The Zero Theorem

World Cinema - The Zero Theorem

($6 General/$5 Faculty/FREE for Students) Friday, September 26 at 7pm, Saturday, September 27 at 7pm AND Sunday, September 28 at 5pm

Milwaukee Premiere! In a futuristic society, a computer hacker, Qohen Leth, has dedicated his entire existence to one goal; discovering the meaning of life. However, he continually finds his work interrupted by a shadowy figure known only as “Management”. Now, when Management sends a teenager and lusty love interest to further interrupt Qohen’s research, Qohen’s journey of discovery takes an interesting turn.

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Cinema Classics - Brazil

Cinema Classics - Brazil

FREE! Friday, September 26 at 9pm, Saturday, September 27 at 4:30pm, AND Sunday, September 28 at 7pm

Terry Gilliam’s cult classic!! Sam Lowry often wakes from his dreams of saving a damsel in distress to his life as a low level government worker in an alternate 20th century. However, when Sam’s world is turned upside down by a simply mistake, it is up to Sam to fix it before everything he knows disappears.

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Experimental Tuesdays - Gold is Where You Find It: The Films and Possibly More of Dawn Wiedemann

Experimental Tuesdays - Gold is Where You Find It: The Films and Possibly More of Dawn Wiedemann

FREE! Tuesday, September 30 at 7pm

Milwaukee Premiere! Tonight’s program will pay tribute to filmmaker and artist Dawn Wiedemann, one of the very first MFA students of the UWM Film Department who we lost too soon in 2010. To screen: her MFA thesis film Gold Is Where You Find It, an experimental Super8 documentary about gold miners in a Nevada ghost town; Tintinnabula, an optically printed, experimental narrative -- a fairy tale of a sort – that she made in collaboration with Dick Blau; and, here’s hoping, even more. Presented in collaboration with the UWM Department of Film, Video, Animation, and New Genres

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