Category: Film

  • Take A Visual Trip of the Amazon at First Baptist Church of Sister Bay

    Kiwanis Club and Rotary Club of Door County North’s final travelogue program of the season takes moviegoers on an adventure deep into the least inhabited and pristine rainforest of the Rio Negro and Amazon rivers’ region of the Amazon basin. Returning to present this exotic and rarely visited destination is award-winning filmmaker Marlin Darrah. Darrah […]

  • “June Falling Down” Makes World Premiere at Wisconsin Film Festival

    June Falling Down, a feature film made in Door County by Rebecca Weaver and Chris Irwin, will make its world premiere at the Wisconsin Film Festival on April 16 and 17 in Madison. The movie features a number of Door County actors and musicians, including Nick Hoover, Claire Morkin (Third Avenue Playhouse), Justin Pahnturat, Evan […]

  • Travelogue Brings ‘America’s Parklands’ Filmmaker to Sister Bay

    Traveling is a favorite pastime among many of Door County’s residents, not only for those who get behind the wheel or book flights and cruises, but for armchair travelers as well. This month’s Kiwanis/Rotary Travelogue America’s Parklands by the award-winning filmmaker Gray Warriner will take that latter group to parks throughout the United States, all […]

  • Take Film Trek through National Parks in Latest Travelogue

    Take a film trek to some of America’s most spectacular and beautiful places in “America’s Parklands I,” the fifth travelogue program in Kiwanis & Rotary of Door County North Clubs’ 2015-16 season, on March 18. Presented live by award-winning veteran filmmaker and cinematographer Gray Warriner, the audience will be transported from one National Park gem […]

  • “The Red Thunder” Voted Best of the 2016 Door County Short Film Fest

    The 2016 Short Film Festival has come and gone. Using the film search site, the film festival received 177 submissions from all over the world. The team of film board members watched more than 200 hours of films and whittled it down to 42 films and seven hours. The festival started on Friday night […]

  • ‘A Place at the Table’ is next in Movies That Matter Series

    On March 15 at 4:30 pm, Movies That Matter presents A Place at the Table, a documentary by Lori Silverbush and Kristi Jacobson that explores hunger in the United States. Fifty million people in the United States – including one in four children – suffer from hunger and do not get enough to eat on […]

  • ‘Flicker of Hope’ Screening at Fish Creek Community Church

    Fish Creek Community Church will screen the short documentary Flicker of Hope: Empowered HIV+ Women of Kenya on Feb. 27, 6 – 8 pm. Come learn about Kenyan women who were saved from near death by the USA and Kenyan-based humanitarian organization Health Education Africa Resources Team (HEART). The women are guided on a path […]

  • Lord of the Rings: Return of the King

    Door Community Auditorium Presents LOTR Screenings

    On March 4 & 11, Door Community Auditorium (DCA) will present free screenings of the second and third installments of the wildly popular Lord of the Rings (LOTR) film trilogy. These two screenings (which are in conjunction with a prior screening of the first LOTR film) will take place at 7 pm and are part […]

  • Eric Simonson to Lead Björklunden Seminar in June 2016

    From June 12 – 17, Lawrence University’s Björklunden is offering the seminar “The Grand Synthesis” with Eric Simonson, to be held in conjunction with the Door Kinetic Arts Festival. Since Aeschylus, artists have attempted the ideal of unifying all arts into one. Composer Richard Wagner articulated this concept in his early 19th-century essays, using the […]

  • “Lord of the Rings” Trilogy Screening Begins Feb. 26 at DCA

    On Feb. 26 at 7 pm, Door Community Auditorium (DCA) will present a screening of the wildly popular 2001 film Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring. This marks the first of three consecutive Friday Lord of the Rings screenings, in which DCA presents all three parts of director Peter Jackson’s film adaptation […]

  • “The Hand That Feeds” is Next Film in Movies That Matter Series

    On Feb. 16 at 4:30 pm, Movies That Matter presents The Hand that Feeds, a film Peter Keough of the Boston Globe declared “A tribute to American labor…socially conscious documentary filmmaking at its best.” At a popular bakery café, residents of New York’s Upper East Side get bagels and coffee served with a smile 24 […]

  • Learn about “How to Change the World” at Next Greens N Grain Screening

    The critically acclaimed, award-winning documentary How To Change The World will be shown at the next Greens N Grains Dinner and A Movie on Feb. 18. The film, directed by Jerry Rothwell, chronicles the untold story of the birth of the modern environmental movement. Using never-before-seen footage, it tells the gripping story of a courageous […]

  • Fire & Ice, Short Film Fest & More Weekend Plans

    Sturgeon Bay will take its turn hosting a winter festival this weekend as they celebrate their annual Fire & Ice Festival. Staying up north this weekend? Between Newport State Park’s winter programs and the Door County Short Film Fest, you’re sure to find something that suits your fancy during Valentine’s Day weekend. Friday, February 12 […]

  • 41 Films Featured at Door County Short Film Fest

    Come to the seventh annual Door County Short Film Festival (DCSFF) in the Sister Bay Village Hall, Feb. 12 and 13. Film Fest premiere night starts at 7 pm on Feb. 12 and will showcase 10 short films. The festival continues on Feb. 13 with sessions at 9 am, 11 am, 2 pm, 4 pm, […]

  • Start Fish Creek Winter Festival with “Feed the Fish” Screening

    On Feb. 5 at 7 pm, Door Community Auditorium (DCA), in conjunction with Fish Creek Winter Festival, will sponsor a screening of the Tony Shalhoub film Feed the Fish, which has been a favorite of Door County audiences ever since it was filmed on the peninsula in 2009. Set in Door County, Feed the Fish […]

  • Wenders’ Film Is Next In Dinner and Movie Series

    In The Salt of the Earth, film director Wim Wenders calls on us to contemplate the ways a photographer who captures atrocities can both awaken and dull our conscience by creating a sense of intense immediacy while making us acutely aware of the distance between us and the sufferer. New York Times film critic A. […]

  • “The Theory of Everything” Screened for Free at DCA

    On Jan. 29 and 30, Door Community Auditorium (DCA) will present another installment of its 2016 lecture and film series. On Jan. 29 at 7 pm, DCA will present a free screening of The Theory of Everything, James Marsh’s 2014 biopic of the celebrated scientist Stephen Hawking. Starring Eddie Redmayne as Hawking, The Theory of […]

  • Films, Candlelight Ski, Play Readings & More Weekend Plans

    From classic film-themed parties to a candlelight ski event, you’re sure to find something enjoyable waiting for you this weekend. Friday, January 29 Frostbite Party Pull out your fedora, curl your hair and slip into a vintage frock as Turtle Ridge Gallery celebrates the black and white shades of winter with its annual Frostbite Party. […]

  • Door County History, Mad Hatter’s Ball, A Cappella & More Weekend Plans

    If ever there were a time for Door County history buffs to brave the cold in favor of interesting historical presentations, this weekend is definitely it. Learn about the historic girls’ camp that once stood in Peninsula State Park and hear about one of the county’s most interesting men, Hjalmar Holand, from another of the […]

  • “Trashed” to be Viewed and Discussed at UUF

    Were you shocked by the amount of trash you created during the holidays? Mark your calendar to see a film designed to make you think before you buy. The documentary Trashed will be viewed and discussed on Jan. 19 at 4:30 pm. Admission is free. In this groundbreaking environmental documentary, Academy Award winner Jeremy Irons […]