Finding frustration and joy in the Wisconsin Film Festival’s idealistic documentaries

How “Approaching the Elephant” and “The Overnighters” represent the best of this year’s offerings

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A ‘Shorts from Wisconsin’s Own’ dispatch

Recapping the festival’s short films for those who snuck out early to watch the Badgers

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Personality and perspective in ‘Shorts from Mars’

From an alien abduction to nuclear space travel, sanity isn’t required in this flight plan

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‘Happy Christmas’ (somehow) makes Anna Kendrick unlikable

The actress re-teams with director Joe Swanberg for another surprising turn

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‘Joe’ just might be the ultimate Nicolas Cage film

David Gordon Green’s newest film gives the actor a soapbox

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A history of pictures, A picture of history: ‘The Lumberjack’ at 100

The 100th anniversary program may be among the most vital in this year’s festival

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