Release Date: Thu, Mar 29, 2012

Wisconsin Film Festival Showcased on WPT's Director's Cut Special

For More Information:Lynn Brockmeyer, WPT publicist, 608-263-3364, [email protected] Mary Pokorney-Donelan, WPT producer, 608-262-6456, [email protected] Host Charles Monroe-Kane interviews Wisconsin Film Festival Co-directors Jim Healy and John Powers on Director's Cut. The Director's Cut Wisconsin Film Festival Special airs 8 p.m. Friday, April 13 on Wisconsin Public Television (WPT). Healy and Powers will sit down with Director's Cut Host Charles Monroe-Kane to discuss highlights of the Wisconsin Film Festival, which runs Wednesday, April 18 through Sunday, April 22 in seven theaters throughout the city of Madison. The program also will include clips from several of the festival's more than 150 films as well as interviews with five filmmakers: Alex Pickett co-writer and producer of "Glue Man"; Kyle Richards, director of "The Amateur Monster Movie"; Brandon Colvin, director of "Frames"; Nick Holle co-director of "The Entertainers" and Michael Neelsen director of "Last Day at Lambeau." WPT is a service of the Educational Communications Board and the University of Wisconsin–Extension. Wisconsin Public Television is a place to grow through learning on WHA-TV/Madison; WPNE-TV/Green Bay; WHRM-TV/Wausau; WLEF-TV/Park Falls; WHLA-TV/La Crosse; and WHWC-TV/Menomonie-Eau Claire.

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