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Carly Fiorina: My Leadership Journey

Thursday, Apr 12, 7 pm
2200 E Kenwood Blvd, Wisconsin Room

The UWM Distinguished Lecture Series and the College Republicans at UWM present Carly Fiorina:  My Leadership Journey

Thursday, April 12th

7:00 PM | UWM Student Union | Wisconsin Room

UWM welcomes Carly Fiorina to speak about her life as a leader, from her early days in business to becoming the first woman to lead a Fortune 20 company to her recent candidacy for President and the charitable work she has been doing since the election. In addition to her work in...

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Union Cinema Presents - Fanny & Alexander

Saturday, Mar 31, 5 pm
UWM Union Cinema

THIS SCREENING IS FREE FOR UWM STUDENTS AND UNION CINEMA MEMBERS. $5 General Admission. PRESENTED AS A PART OF THE INGMAR BERGMAN RETROSPECTIVE. THIS SCREENING WILL HAVE AN INTERMISSION.

Clocking in at just over five hours, Fanny & Alexander is Ingmar Bergman’s warmest and most autobiographical piece. Originally conceived as a television mini-series, it is one of the longest cinematic films in history. Presented through the eyes of 10-year-old Alexander, the film explores...

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Union Cinema Presents - Fanny & Alexander

Friday, Mar 30, 5 pm
UWM Union Cinema

THIS SCREENING IS FREE FOR UWM STUDENTS AND UNION CINEMA MEMBERS. $5 General Admission. PRESENTED AS A PART OF THE INGMAR BERGMAN RETROSPECTIVE. THIS SCREENING WILL HAVE AN INTERMISSION.

Clocking in at just over five hours, Fanny & Alexander is Ingmar Bergman’s warmest and most autobiographical piece. Originally conceived as a television mini-series, it is one of the longest cinematic films in history. Presented through the eyes of 10-year-old Alexander, the film explores...

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Union Cinema Presents - Wild Strawberries

Thursday, Mar 29, 7 pm
UWM Union Cinema

THIS SCREENING IS FREE FOR UWM STUDENTS AND UNION CINEMA MEMBERS. $5 General Admission. PRESENTED AS A PART OF THE INGMAR BERGMAN RETROSPECTIVE.

Wild Strawberries skillfully and surreally portrays one man’s remarkable voyage of self-discovery. Through a series of flashbacks and fantasies, elderly Professor Isak Borg is forced to relive his past faults as he comes to terms with his mortality. An incredibly humane masterpiece of cinema, this is the film that solidified Ingmar...

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Union Cinema Presents - Summer with Monika

Wednesday, Mar 28, 7 pm
UWM Union Cinema

THIS SCREENING IS FREE FOR UWM STUDENTS AND UNION CINEMA MEMBERS. $5 General Admission. PRESENTED AS A PART OF THE INGMAR BERGMAN RETROSPECTIVE.

Easily Ingmar Bergman’s most influential work, Summer with Monika is the summer fling film that inspired many long after it. Bergman weaves a wildly sensual and erotic story of two teenagers who spend a whirlwind summer of romance in seclusion, avoiding their parents and responsibilities for as long as they can before their inevitable...

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Union Cinema Presents - From the Archives: A Differing Language

Tuesday, Mar 27, 7 pm
UWM Union Cinema

THIS SCREENING IS FREE FOR EVERYONE! Presented on 16mm Film!

Tonight’s program will showcase a ranging array of 16mm work made by women of color that seeks to redefine their experience in an unconventional film language. These films were selected from the Cinema Arts Archive, of the UWM Department of Film, Video, Animation, and New Genres, by curator Michelle Trujillo, a MFA Candidate in the Department. The above image is from Zeinabu irene...

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Union Cinema Presents - From the Ashes

Wednesday, Mar 14, 7 pm
UWM Union Cinema

THIS SCREENING IS FREE FOR EVERYONE! Milwaukee Premiere!

From the Ashes depicts Americans in communities across the country as they wrestle with the legacy of the coal industry, and what its future should be under the Trump administration. The film goes beyond the rhetoric of the “war on coal” to present compelling and often-heartbreaking stories about what is at stake for our economy, health and climate.

(Michael Bonfiglio, USA, English, 81 min, Digital, 2017)

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Union Cinema Presents - The Reagan Show

Tuesday, Mar 13, 7 pm
UWM Union Cinema

THIS SCREENING IS FREE FOR EVERYONE! Artist in Attendance!

The Reagan Show is a work of media archaeology, and just as classical sculpture provides insight into ancient Greek culture, and photographs are a stock-in-trade of Victorian era cultural historians, the medium of the 1980s was video. – From the filmmakers: Pacho Velez & Sierra Pettengill.

(Pacho Velez, Sierra Pettengill, USA, English, 74 min, DCP, 2017)

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Union Cinema Presents - Ieji (The Road Home)

Sunday, Mar 11, 3:30 pm
UWM Union Cinema

THIS SCREENING IS FREE FOR EVERYONE! Milwaukee Premiere!

Set in the aftermath of the triple disaster of earthquake, tsunami, and nuclear meltdown on March 11, 2011 in Fukushima, Japan, The Road Home probes what it means to have a home in the face of environmental destruction that is simultaneously catastrophic and invisible. Showcasing subtitles by UWM Japanese majors Nikki Anderson, Goldie Gibbs, Ashely Hale, Tori House, Lauren Singer, and Max Webb.

Cosponsored by the...

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Union Cinema Presents - Memories of Underdevelopment

Saturday, Mar 10, 7 pm
UWM Union Cinema

THIS SCREENING IS FREE FOR UWM STUDENTS AND UNION CINEMA MEMBERS. $5 General Admission. New 4k Restoration!

Tomás Gutiérrez Alea’s 1968 film Memories of Underdevelopment expertly crafts the tale of Sergio, a Cuban, apolitical writer whose life is forever changed in the wake of the Bay of Pigs incident. Newly restored, Alea’s powerful vision was one of the first Cuban films to achieve major success abroad.

(Tomás Gutiérrez Alea, Cuba, Spanish w/ Eng. Sub, 97 min, DCP,...

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Union Cinema Presents - Memories of Underdevelopment

Friday, Mar 9, 9 pm
UWM Union Cinema

THIS SCREENING IS FREE FOR UWM STUDENTS AND UNION CINEMA MEMBERS. $5 General Admission. New 4k Restoration!

Tomás Gutiérrez Alea’s 1968 film Memories of Underdevelopment expertly crafts the tale of Sergio, a Cuban, apolitical writer whose life is forever changed in the wake of the Bay of Pigs incident. Newly restored, Alea’s powerful vision was one of the first Cuban films to achieve major success abroad.

(Tomás Gutiérrez Alea, Cuba, Spanish w/ Eng. Sub, 97 min, DCP,...

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Union Cinema Presents - Tehran Taboo

Saturday, Mar 10, 5 pm
UWM Union Cinema

THIS SCREENING IS FREE FOR UWM STUDENTS AND UNION CINEMA MEMBERS. $5 General Admission. Milwaukee Premiere!

In this astonishing animated drama, four separate lives and stories intersect. Tehran Taboo expertly weaves the tales of four strong-willed individuals who are forced to break the taboos of their restrictive Islamic society as they yearn for freedom, happiness, and individuality.

(Ali Soozandeh, Austria/Germany, Persian w/ Eng. Sub, 90 min, DCP, 2017)

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Union Cinema Presents - Tehran Taboo

Friday, Mar 9, 7 pm
UWM Union Cinema

THIS SCREENING IS FREE FOR UWM STUDENTS AND UNION CINEMA MEMBERS. $5 General Admission. Milwaukee Premiere!

In this astonishing animated drama, four separate lives and stories intersect. Tehran Taboo expertly weaves the tales of four strong-willed individuals who are forced to break the taboos of their restrictive Islamic society as they yearn for freedom, happiness, and individuality.

(Ali Soozandeh, Austria/Germany, Persian w/ Eng. Sub, 90 min, DCP, 2017)

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Union Cinema Presents - Miss Kiet's Children

Thursday, Mar 8, 7 pm
UWM Union Cinema

THIS SCREENING IS FREE FOR UWM STUDENTS AND UNION CINEMA MEMBERS. $5 General Admission. Milwaukee Premiere!

Miss Kiet’s Children is a powerful Dutch documentary with an emphasis on respect for one another. This film follows Syrian refugee children as they attend primary school in the Netherlands under the instruction of a teacher Kiet Engels. There, they are met with the task of learning an entirely new language, way of life, and regaining their confidence.

(Peter...

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Union Cinema Presents - Femme Frontera Filmmaker Showcase

Wednesday, Mar 7, 7 pm
UWM Union Cinema

THIS SCREENING IS FREE FOR UWM STUDENTS AND UNION CINEMA MEMBERS. $5 General Admission. Artist in Attendance!

Femme Frontera, a female film collective from the U.S.-Mexico border region, hosts its 2nd Annual Femme Frontera Filmmaker Showcase. This year’s festival, “Crossing Borders”, includes short films made by women who defy borders, both real and imagined, from around the world.

(Various Filmmakers, USA/Mexico, English, ~120 min, DCP, 2017)

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Union Cinema Presents - Kitch's Last Meal

Tuesday, Mar 6, 7 pm
UWM Union Cinema

Kitch’s Last Meal [16mm Film] March 6 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

THIS SCREENING IS FREE FOR EVERYONE! Presented on 16mm Film!

Carolee Schneemann’s final film in her autobiographical trilogy (including Fuses and Plumb Line) is Kitch’s Last Meal. Detailing the life and demise of her beloved feline, this dual projection piece is shown in varying configurations and displays. Blown up from super 8 to 16mm, this version is preserved by Anthology Film Archives and features a score...

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Union Cinema Presents - North by Northwest [35mm Film!]

Monday, Mar 5, 7:30 pm
UWM Union Cinema

THIS SCREENING IS FREE FOR UWM STUDENTS AND UNION CINEMA MEMBERS. $5 General Admission. Presented on 35mm Film!

In honor of Reel Film Day, the annual celebration of 35mm film, we bring you a gorgeous film print of Alfred Hitchcock’s iconic thriller North By Northwest. With some of the most memorable action sequences in the history of cinema, this 1959 drama starring Cary Grant is a certifiable classic, featuring one of the most involving and entertaining storylines of the 20th...

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Union Cinema Presents - The Passion of Joan of Arc

Friday, Mar 2, 7 pm
UWM Union Cinema

THIS SCREENING IS FREE FOR UWM STUDENTS AND UNION CINEMA MEMBERS. $5 General Admission. New 4k Restoration!

In this newly restored piece of classic silent cinema, a 15th-century teenage warrior is subjected to torture at the hands of the church upon her claims to have received holy visions from God. The 1928 French drama The Passion of Joan of Arc depicts Jeanne d’Arc’s trial and eventual execution, which earned her perpetual martyrdom.

Each screening will be...

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Union Cinema Presents - The Passion of Joan of Arc

Saturday, Mar 3, 5 pm
UWM Union Cinema

THIS SCREENING IS FREE FOR UWM STUDENTS AND UNION CINEMA MEMBERS. $5 General Admission. New 4k Restoration!

In this newly restored piece of classic silent cinema, a 15th-century teenage warrior is subjected to torture at the hands of the church upon her claims to have received holy visions from God. The 1928 French drama The Passion of Joan of Arc depicts Jeanne d’Arc’s trial and eventual execution, which earned her perpetual martyrdom.

Each screening will be...

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Union Cinema Presents - The Passion of Joan of Arc

Friday, Feb 2, 7 pm
UWM Union Cinema

THIS SCREENING IS FREE FOR UWM STUDENTS AND UNION CINEMA MEMBERS. $5 General Admission. New 4k Restoration!

In this newly restored piece of classic silent cinema, a 15th-century teenage warrior is subjected to torture at the hands of the church upon her claims to have received holy visions from God. The 1928 French drama The Passion of Joan of Arc depicts Jeanne d’Arc’s trial and eventual execution, which earned her perpetual martyrdom.

Each screening will be...

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Union Cinema Presents - The Light of the Moon

Saturday, Mar 3, 7:30 pm
UWM Union Cinema
THIS SCREENING IS FREE FOR UWM STUDENTS AND UNION CINEMA MEMBERS. $5 General Admission. Milwaukee Premiere!

This film delves deep inside the mind of a victim of sexual assault. It follows Bonnie, a successful New York architect, as she attempts to regain control over her life and return to normalcy, all while denying the impact that her assault had on her. Winner of the Audience Award at SXSW, The Light of the Moon is an honest and complex portrait of a woman’s struggle to cope with...

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Union Cinema Presents - The Light of the Moon

Friday, Mar 2, 9:30 pm
UWM Union Cinema
THIS SCREENING IS FREE FOR UWM STUDENTS AND UNION CINEMA MEMBERS. $5 General Admission. Milwaukee Premiere!

This film delves deep inside the mind of a victim of sexual assault. It follows Bonnie, a successful New York architect, as she attempts to regain control over her life and return to normalcy, all while denying the impact that her assault had on her. Winner of the Audience Award at SXSW, The Light of the Moon is an honest and complex portrait of a woman’s struggle to cope with...

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Union Cinema Presents - The Light of the Moon

Thursday, Mar 1, 7 pm
UWM Union Cinema
THIS SCREENING IS FREE FOR UWM STUDENTS AND UNION CINEMA MEMBERS. $5 General Admission. Milwaukee Premiere!

This film delves deep inside the mind of a victim of sexual assault. It follows Bonnie, a successful New York architect, as she attempts to regain control over her life and return to normalcy, all while denying the impact that her assault had on her. Winner of the Audience Award at SXSW, The Light of the Moon is an honest and complex portrait of a woman’s struggle to cope with...

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Register for Dance Marathon today!

Sign up today to help us raise money for the Children's Hospital of Wisconsin and join us for a full day of dancing on Saturday, February 24th, 11am-6pm.

Register for Dance Marathon TODAY and you will be entered to win an exclusive giveaway! Learn more about Panther Miracle Network Dance Marathon

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Ignite Your Leadership - Spring 2018!

Looking to enhance your leadership abilities this semester? Begin your leadership journey here!

Ignite is an immersive, hands-on leadership program over the course of six weeks. Each week, you’ll meet with a cluster group where you’ll explore who you are as a leader, gain skills and strategies to apply to your everyday lives, network with UWM staff, participate in service in the Milwaukee community, and connect with fellow leaders on campus. No prior leadership experience...

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