Category: Film

  • Film Actors Lab Begins Jan. 5 at TAP

    Third Avenue Playhouse (TAP) is offering an exciting class series for adults wanting to learn about the worlds of film and acting. The Film Actors Lab will begin on Jan. 5 and will take place Tuesdays and Thursdays until Feb. 11. Classes will meet from 6:30 – 9 pm. During this class students will begin […]

  • “Citizenfour” Screened for Greens N Grains Series

    The next film featured at Greens N Grains Dinner and a Movie Night is Citizenfour on Jan. 7. After Laura Poitras received encrypted emails from a stranger who called himself “Citizen Four” with information on the existence of a massive covert, surveillance program undertaken by the U.S. government, she and reporter Glenn Greenwald flew to […]

  • A New (Sense of) Hope: The Force Awakens

    In 1997, I experienced movie magic. I got to sit in a theater and watch Return of the Jedi on the big screen for the first time. It is with a recently renewed sense of optimism that on Dec. 18, I earnestly hope to experience seeing the new Star Wars movie on the big screen. […]

  • A Force for Charity

    Until the release of Star Wars: The Force Awakens in theaters this weekend, most fans of the epic space opera franchise have had to get their fix by watching (and re-watching) the first six installments and awaiting release of the newest film’s trailers. But for Dan Christy, of Algoma, his Star Wars fix is regularly […]

  • Jack O’Lantern Days, Dark Songs, Halloween & More Weekend Plans

    It’s the holiday weekend costume lovers have been preparing for all month – Halloween! There are plenty of places to wear your costume this weekend, including Jack O’Lantern Days in Fish Creek, Scaryoke at the Door Community Auditorium, The Rocky Horror Picture Show showing at Third Avenue Playhouse, or at the Dark Songs performances. Check […]

  • Wisconsin Film Festival Now Accepting Submissions

    The Wisconsin Film Festival is gearing up for what’s sure to be another mind-blowing eight days of film screenings in 2016. This annual series features films that have ties to Wisconsin. The festival is now accepting submissions for the 2016 Wisconsin’s Own and Wisconsin’s Own Student categories. They are looking for narrative, documentary, experimental, or […]

  • Movies in the Park Screening of “American Flyers” on Sept. 19

    Sister Bay’s Movies in the Park have been changed for the next couple Saturdays. On Sept. 19, to coincide with the Peninsula Century Fall Challenge, American Flyers will be shown at dark. Casablanca will be shown on Sept. 26 at dark. As autumn weather approaches, the movies may move into the Sister Bay Village Hall.

  • June Falling Down. Rebecca Weaver.

    Peninsula Showcased In “June Falling Down”

    When Rebecca Weaver wrote June Falling Down for a creative writing class in college, she remembered thinking, “This would be much better as a movie.” Over the past several years, she has developed the short story into a screenplay. “I basically wrote it knowing I wanted to make it in Door County,” she said. After […]

  • Caribbean

    Kiwanis and Rotary of Door County North Bring Travel & Adventure to Door County

    On Sept. 18, the Kiwanis & Rotary of Door County North Clubs kick off their 2015-2016 Travel and Adventure Film Season by island hopping to several of the Caribbean’s island gems. Moviegoers will delight in visits to San Juan, Puerto Rico; Havana, Cuba; St. Barts; St. Maarten; Antigua; Dominica; St. Lucia; and Barbados. Returning to […]

  • The UU Fellowship Screens “Blackfish”

    The documentary Blackfish will be shown at the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship in Ephraim on Sept. 15 at 4:30 pm. The public is welcome and there is no charge. In 2010, Dawn Brancheau, a veteran trainer at the well-known Orlando, Florida water park SeaWorld, lost her life when she was attacked by Tilikum, a bull orca […]

  • June Falling Down movie poster

    “June Falling Down” Makes Its Door County Debut

    June Falling Down, a feature film made in Door County in the summer and fall of 2014, will premiere on the night of Sept. 19. The movie, a mix of comedy and drama, centers on a young woman returning to Door County for her best friend’s wedding and the one-year anniversary of her father’s death. […]

  • A Slice of Americana: Friday Night at “The Outdoor”

    In much of America, drive-in theaters are abandoned relics of a bygone era. Decrepit old snack bars crumble in overgrown parking lots, still pointing valiantly at the bones of a decaying screen. They are some of the saddest sights on the American landscape, the old speaker posts standing like tombstones marking the graves of youth […]