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Scholarship Application: Student Leadership Conference at St. Norbert College 2018

Complete this application to attend the Student Leadership Conference at St. Norbert College in De Pere, WI.  The conference will be on Saturday, February 3rd 9:30am-3:30pm, and you would be away from Milwaukee 7:30am-6:00pm (see additional delegate details below).  The theme for the conference is Leadership Unmasked: Creating a Culture of Civility.  The breakout sessions will focus on developing as a student leader, with a keynote delivered by Tracy Knofla.  It will be...

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SACC 11/1/17

Wednesday, Nov 1, 10 am
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Winter Welcome Event Submission Form - Spring 2018

Thank you for supporting Winter Welcome 2018 and hosting an event for UWM students.  

By submitting your event via this form it will be featured on the Winter Welcome web calendar.  Select events will also be featured in print publications displayed across campus and in orientation materials.  Please note, all events must be free and open to all UWM students.

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UWM Union Cinema Presents - Rebels On Pointe

Thursday, Nov 30, 7 pm
UWM Union Cinema

Showing at the UWM Union Cinema

THIS SCREENING IS FREE FOR UWM STUDENTS AND UNION CINEMA MEMBERS! MILWAUKEE PREMIERE!

Rebels on Pointe is the first-ever, cinéma vérité documentary film celebrating Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo — the all male, drag ballet company founded over 40 years ago on the heels of New York’s Stonewall riots. The film juxtaposes exclusive, behind-the-scenes access and intimate, character-driven stories of its dancers, highlighted by amazing...

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Thor: Ragnarok - Opening Night Premiere

Thursday, Nov 2, 5:15 pm
Northwest Quadrant Roundabout

OPEN AND FREE FOR ALL UWM STUDENTS

Calling all UWM students! It’s time for our bi-annual retreat to Marcus North Shore Cinema for another opening night premiere, this time we are heading to back to the Marvel Universe with Thor: Ragnarok!

We will be taking ~250 UWM Students for FREE on a first come first serve basis. Wristbands and waivers will be available across from Sandburg Hall on the first floor of the Northwest Quadrant, just down the hall from The...
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RESIST! Exploring Youth Activism in Milwaukee, Past & Present

Friday, Oct 20, 10 am
Departing from UWM Union Concourse

FIELD TRIP | Friday, October 20th | 10am-3pm | Departing from the Union Concourse

FREE and open to UWM students only; RSVP required; Lunch provided!

"If you don't stand for something, you will fall for anything." - Malcolm X

In honor of 200 Nights of Freedom and youth activists of the past and present, Sociocultural Programming and community storyteller Adam Carr present the "Resist!" tour. Let's get off campus to explore the city while learning about events that...

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Union Cinema Presents - Senior Screenings

Saturday, Dec 16, 7 pm
UWM Union Cinema

Now Showing at the UWM Union Cinema!

What better way to end our 2017 program than to celebrate a night of screenings featuring films from the MFA graduates of the UWM Department of Film, Video, Animation, and New Genres! Come help us celebrate the great filmmakers of UWM and wish them luck as they move on in their careers.

This Event is Free for Everyone!

(Various Filmmakers, USA, English, ~120 min, Digital, 2017)

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Union Cinema Presents - 73rd Student Film And Video Festival

Friday, Dec 15, 7 pm
UWM Union Cinema

Now Showing at the UWM Union Cinema!

The Student Film and Video Festival is a bi-annual festival featuring a juried showcase of the best short films and videos from the pioneering UWM Department of Film, Video, Animation, and New Genres. Join us in celebrating these amazing local filmmakers up on the big screen as we close out 2017 in style!

This Event is Free for Everyone!

(Various Filmmakers, USA, English, ~120 min, Digital, 2017)

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Union Cinema Presents - Little Women

Saturday, Dec 9, 5 pm
UWM Union Cinema

Now Showing at the UWM Union Cinema!

A timeless classic if ever there was one, Louisa May Alcott’s Little Women tells the story of four sisters living in New England immediately following the Civil War in America. Filled with four of the most endearing characters to ever grace American literature, Little Women is a story that begs to be experienced time and time again. Join us in celebrating this version of the classic, up on the big screen 25 years after it’s original...

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Union Cinema Presents - Little Women

Friday, Dec 8, 7 pm
UWM Union Cinema

Now Showing at the UWM Union Cinema!

A timeless classic if ever there was one, Louisa May Alcott’s Little Women tells the story of four sisters living in New England immediately following the Civil War in America. Filled with four of the most endearing characters to ever grace American literature, Little Women is a story that begs to be experienced time and time again. Join us in celebrating this version of the classic, up on the big screen 25 years after it’s original...

This event does not require an RSVP.

Union Cinema Presents - Ugetsu (Ugetsu Monogatari)

Saturday, Dec 2, 7 pm
UWM Union Cinema

Now Showing at the UWM Union Cinema!

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As beautiful as it is haunting, Ugetsu is a gorgeous Japanese supernatural fable that tells a tale of ambition, family, love, and war set in the midst of the Japanese Civil Wars of the sixteenth century. “With its thought-provoking themes, rich atmosphere, and brilliant direction, Kenji Mizoguchi’s Ugetsu monogatari is a towering classic of world cinema.” – Rotten Tomatoes.

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Union Cinema Presents - Ugetsu (Ugetsu Monogatari)

Friday, Dec 1, 9 pm
UWM Union Cinema

Now Showing at the UWM Union Cinema!

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As beautiful as it is haunting, Ugetsu is a gorgeous Japanese supernatural fable that tells a tale of ambition, family, love, and war set in the midst of the Japanese Civil Wars of the sixteenth century. “With its thought-provoking themes, rich atmosphere, and brilliant direction, Kenji Mizoguchi’s Ugetsu monogatari is a towering classic of world cinema.” – Rotten Tomatoes.

Click HERE [WEB ONLY] to view the...

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Union Cinema Presents - In Between

Saturday, Dec 2, 5 pm
UWM Union Cinema

Now Showing at the UWM Union Cinema!

In Between tells the story of three Palestinian women attempting to balance faith and tradition with their modern lives while living in the heart of Tel Aviv. “A discovery at this year’s Toronto International Film Festival, In Between hails from Israel, and is one of the best recent films to come out of that country, or anywhere for that matter.” –  Film-Forward.com.

Click HERE [WEB ONLY] to View the Trailer.

This...

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Union Cinema Presents - In Between

Friday, Dec 1, 7 pm
UWM Union Cinema

Now Showing at the UWM Union Cinema!

In Between tells the story of three Palestinian women attempting to balance faith and tradition with their modern lives while living in the heart of Tel Aviv. “A discovery at this year’s Toronto International Film Festival, In Between hails from Israel, and is one of the best recent films to come out of that country, or anywhere for that matter.” –  Film-Forward.com.

Click HERE [WEB ONLY] to View the Trailer.

This...

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Union Cinema Presents - Rebels On Pointe

Saturday, Sep 30, 7 pm
UWM Union Cinema

Now Showing at the UWM Union Cinema!

Rebels on Pointe is the first-ever, cinéma vérité documentary film celebrating Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo — the all male, drag ballet company founded over 40 years ago on the heels of New York’s Stonewall riots. The film juxtaposes exclusive, behind-the-scenes access and intimate, character-driven stories of its dancers, highlighted by amazing performances shot around the world.

Click HERE [WEB ONLY] to View the...

This event does not require an RSVP.

Union Cinema Presents - Ex Libris: New York Public Library

Wednesday, Nov 29, 6 pm
UWM Union Cinema

Now Showing at the UWM Union Cinema!

In this, the 42nd documentary by Frederick Wiseman, the legendary filmmaker brings his incisive vision behind the scenes of one of the world’s greatest institutions of learning, capturing the vast programmatic scope of NYC’s library system. The NYPL is blessed with uniformly passionate staff and deeply devoted, appreciative bibliophiles and beneficiaries across its 92 branches. The film reveals a venerable place of welcome, cultural...

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Union Cinema Presents - From the Archives: Portraits

Tuesday, Nov 28, 7 pm
UWM Union Cinema

Now Showing at the UWM Union Cinema!

Tonight’s program explores approaches to portraying people and places in nonfiction filmmaking. Curated by Ada McMahon, a MFA Candidate in the UWM Department of Film, Video, Animation, and New Genres. 16mm prints courtesy of the Department’s Cinema Arts Archive.

This Screening is Free for Everyone!

(Various Filmmakers, USA, English, ~120 min, Digital, 2017)

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Union Cinema Presents - Polina (Polina, Danser Sa Vie)

Saturday, Nov 18, 7 pm
UWM Union Cinema

Now Showing at the UWM Union Cinema!

Rigorously trained from an early age by a perfectionist instructor, Polina is a promising classical ballet dancer. She is just about to join the prestigious Bolshoi Ballet when she discovers contemporary dance, a revelation that throws everything into question on a profound level. Diverting from her plan, she leaves all her exacting preparation behind and moves to France to work with famous choreographer Liria...

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Union Cinema Presents - Polina (Polina, Danser Sa Vie)

Friday, Nov 17, 9 pm
UWM Union Cinema

Now Showing at the UWM Union Cinema!

Rigorously trained from an early age by a perfectionist instructor, Polina is a promising classical ballet dancer. She is just about to join the prestigious Bolshoi Ballet when she discovers contemporary dance, a revelation that throws everything into question on a profound level. Diverting from her plan, she leaves all her exacting preparation behind and moves to France to work with famous choreographer Liria...

This event does not require an RSVP.

Union Cinema Presents - Martha & Niki

Saturday, Nov 18, 5 pm
UWM Union Cinema

Now Screening at the UWM Union Cinema!

In 2010 Martha Nabwire and Niki Tsappos took part in the biggest international Street Dance Competition, Juste Debout in Paris. It was the first time ever two women became World Champions in Hip Hop. This film depicts their love of dance, each other and about friendship put to the test. About desires, yearning and finding the right path in life.

Click HERE [WEB ONLY] to View the Trailer.

THIS SCREENING IS FREE FOR...

This event does not require an RSVP.

Union Cinema Presents - Martha & Niki

Friday, Nov 17, 7 pm
UWM Union Cinema

Now Screening at the UWM Union Cinema!

In 2010 Martha Nabwire and Niki Tsappos took part in the biggest international Street Dance Competition, Juste Debout in Paris. It was the first time ever two women became World Champions in Hip Hop. This film depicts their love of dance, each other and about friendship put to the test. About desires, yearning and finding the right path in life.

Click HERE [WEB ONLY] to View the Trailer.

THIS SCREENING IS FREE FOR...

This event does not require an RSVP.

Union Cinema Presents - Malcolm X

Thursday, Nov 16, 5:30 pm
UWM Union Cinema

Now Screening at the UWM Union Cinema!

Spike Lee’s epic portrayal of the life and legacy of civil rights leader Malcom X returns to the big screen for a 25-year anniversary screening at the Union Cinema. “Anchored by a powerful performance from Denzel Washington, Spike Lee’s biopic of the legendary civil rights leader brings his autobiography to life with an epic sweep and a nuanced message.”. – Rotten Tomatoes

Click HERE [WEB ONLY] to View the Trailer

This...

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Union Cinema Presents - Beyond Standing Rock

Wednesday, Nov 15, 7 pm
UWM Union Cinema

UWM Union Cinema Presents!

Beyond Standing Rock takes us on a journey across three modern stories about the fight for energy, environment, and tribal sovereignty in America. It investigates the controversy behind the Dakota Access pipeline and the collision of forces that inspired broad protests. The documentary shines a spotlight on tribal sovereignty issues and a 170-year-long conflict with the U.S. government over independence and control of resources. Post-film...

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Union Cinema Presents: Wherever You Go, There We Are: Videos by Jesse McLean

Tuesday, Nov 14, 7 pm
UWM Union Cinema
Now Showing at the UWM Union Cinema!

Recent videos from Jesse McLean, a 2016 Nohl Fellow & UWM Film Department Faculty. Writes McLean, “A primary focus of all my work is the power — and the failure — of the mediated experience to bring people together.” For tonight’s program, McLean will also curate a selection of shorts by artists that have influenced her practice and recent projects.

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This Screening is Free for...

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Union Cinema Presents - Most Beautiful Island

Wednesday, Nov 1, 7 pm
UWM Union Cinema

Now Showing At The UWM Union Cinema!

Shot on Super 16 with an intimate, voyeuristic sensibility, the film chronicles one harrowing day in the life of Luciana, a young immigrant woman struggling to make ends meet while striving to escape her past. As Luciana’s day unfolds, she is whisked, physically and emotionally, through a series of troublesome, unforeseeable extremes. Before her day is done, she inadvertently finds herself a central participant in a cruel...

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