Documentary

The Meaning of Tea

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The Meaning of Tea is an engaging and whimsical documentary film that explores the romance and complexities surrounding tea, a universally beloved and widely consumed beverage. Along with offering poignant glimpses at the deeper character of tea, the film sheds light on its many varieties, whose value, use, practices, and traditions are sometimes misunderstood, neglected, and even threatened by today's marketplace.

The Nuns, The Priests and The Bombs

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Nuclear disarmament activists challenge the security and legality of America’s nuclear weapons when they break into two top-secret facilities: The “Fort Knox of Uranium” and a U.S. Navy Trident nuclear submarine base.

Discussion Panel to Follow Film

Are they criminals or prophets sending a wake-up call to the world?

Follows several activists, including an 82-year-old Catholic nun, who risk long jail terms in their efforts to move the world away from the nuclear brink.

Hoan Alone

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Personal Stories from the Bridge

Milwaukee's Daniel Hoan Memorial Bridge is the crown over Summerfest and has become one of the city's most recognizable landmarks. But it's also a popular site for suicides. This animated documentary explores the issues of the bridge and suicide through three intimate interviews.

The Trouble With Wolves

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Once exterminated from the lower 48 states, the Gray Wolf’s triumphant return to Yellowstone and the surrounding states has been characterized by many as, ‘the greatest animal conservation success in human history.’ However, to many others living in the areas affected, the story is drastically different. There is, after all, a reason Wolves have been, and continue to be, the world’s most controversial predator. But do they deserve a place on the landscape?

I Heart Jenny

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What would you do if you knew you only had a year left to live? I Heart Jenny peers into the world of a resilient Colorado woman who, despite a fatal diagnosis, continues to live presently and vibrantly. Watch as Jenny, a mother of four, fights to spread awareness for a genetic mutation (BRCA) that has impacted and will continue to impact many generations. Her vulnerability in allowing the last year of her life to be documented becomes a way for her to tolerate the fear of her own impermanence.

Original Motion Picture Soundtrack

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Original Motion Picture Soundtrack celebrates the undeniable connection between music and film, and features some of the biggest names in movies and music, Kevin Bacon, Billy Bob Thornton, Jon Cryer, Huey Lewis, Kenny Loggins, Corey Feldman and more. The right song at the right moment can help guide the audience's emotions, and better convey the director's vision. Hear from the actors and musicians that created this fantasyland for us, and take a behind the scenes look at the scenes and songs that have provided the soundtrack to our movie-going lives.