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Podtalk: Andrea Thompson, Founder of Milwaukee Women’s Film Festival, Sept. 8-10, 2017

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CHICAGO – The State of Wisconsin will have an international film showcase this weekend, as the 2017 Milwaukee Women’s Film’s Festival opens on Friday, September 8th, and runs through Sunday, September 10th. The Founder and Executive Director of the Festival is Andrea Thompson, and her and her team has programmed a weekend’s worth of feature and short films that are made by women, and celebrates the art of film through the perspective and variations of the female spirit.

Friday, September 8th Through Sunday, September 10th, 2017
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The Opening Night Film is “Adele and Everything After,” directed by Melissa Dowler, and the rest of the weekend will be a mix of women centric short film blocks and feature presentations. The Founder and Executive Director of the fest, Andrea Thompson, is a writer, editor and film critic who began the festival last year.

In the following podcast interview, Andrea Thompson talks about the origins of the Festival, the highlights of the weekend and her commitment to women in film.

The 2017 Milwaukee Women’s Film Festival will take place Friday, September 8th through Sunday, September 10th, at the Underground Collaborative, 161 West Wisconsin Avenue in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. For details and ticket information, click here.

HollywoodChicago.com senior staff writer Patrick McDonald

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© 2017 Patrick McDonald, HollywoodChicago.com

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