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).


Aug 7th, 2014

"Life Itself": Roger Ebert goes to the movies one last time

LIFE ITSELF, the exceptional documentary on two-time WFF guest Roger Ebert, has its Madison premiere Saturday at 3pm at the Marquee Theater. Free screening courtesy of UW Cinematheque!

Jul 29th, 2014

We snuck into the Stanley Hotel (inspiration for The Shining) for this WFF mug selfie. Post your mug (or t shirt or other WFF swag) here on our facebook page. Show us where you are on YOUR summer vacation. It'll be fun, wherever you go, the fest is with you.

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Jul 11th, 2014

Intersections at WID: Filmmaker Godfrey Reggio on Man and Machine | Wisconsin Institute for...

Say, wanna know what was on Godfrey Reggio's mind while he was in town for the Wisconsin Film Festival? Look no further: