Release Date: Thu, Mar 21, 2013

WPT's "Director's Cut" to Feature Wisconsin Film Festival Selections

For More Information:Lynn Brockmeyer, WPT publicist, 608-263-3364, [email protected] Mary Pokorney-Donelan, WPT producer, 608-262-6456, [email protected]'s Cut with guest host Pete Schwaba spotlights films selected for the upcoming Wisconsin Film Festival. Director's Cut: Wisconsin Film Festival airs 9 p.m. Friday, April 5 on Wisconsin Public Television (WPT). Wisconsin Film Festival Director of Programming Jim Healy sits down with Schwaba to discuss the festival featuring 150 films in seven Madison venues April 11 through 18.  Director's Cut: Wisconsin Film Festival also includes clips from several of the festival's films as well as interviews with the filmmakers: Jim Carrier is the director of "The Librarian and the Banjo"; Chris James Thompson directed "The Jeffrey Dahmer Files"; Marc Kornblatt is the director of "Street Pulse"; Blyth Meier directed "So I Could Fly Away". Stacey Kulow, producer and Bryan Morris, lead actor of "Long Distance", and Eric Nelson director of "Siszella" also are interviewed. 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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