The Wisconsin Film Festival is presented by the University of Wisconsin-Madison's Arts Institute in association with the Department of Communication Arts. Founded in 1999, the Festival presents 150 films in seven theaters over eight days in April. See the 2014 film guide.

The 2015 Film Festival will be held April 9-16, 2015.

There are three ways to get your tickets for the 2014 Wisconsin Film Festival: online, by phone, and in-person. For further information, check out our Box Office and Ticket Q&A, or see our print-friendly Film Guide (pdf).


Nov 21st, 2014

Meet Sundance breakout Desiree Akhavan, the next Lena Dunham

The hilarious Desiree Akhavan has joined the cast of HBO's GIRLS! See her breakout comedy APPROPRIATE BEHAVIOR for FREE tonight at UW Cinematheque. 7pm, 4070 Vilas Hall.

Nov 21st, 2014

Wisconsin Film Festival | Madison

It's that time of year when we're reminded of the approaching holidays, and we're adding to the noise. Holiday 10-Pack Gift Certificates will go on sale November 28!

Nov 20th, 2014

This Tumblr celebrates the art in the background of our favorite movies

We recently found a Tumblr celebrating some of the hardworking production designers out there called "Art in Film."