Zia Anger: My First Film

1 Hr. 5 Min.

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Director Zia Anger in attendance for screening!

Filmmaker Zia Anger discusses her unseen lost and abandoned work, giving insights into the experiences of a female filmmaker in an often hostile environment. Her reflections on her art create an art form onto themselves, providing a fascinatingly meta view into the journey of an artist. Through live commentary and never-before-seen footage, this critically lauded live cinema event—part film, part performance, part artist talk—will be a one-time experience not to be missed!


"Defies convention, challenging what a film can be and how an artist can relate to their audience."
- Hyperallergic
"... furiously imaginative, original, and moving"
- The New Yorker
"A cathartic collective experiment in what it might mean to challenge failure, recalibrate it, and reclaim it anew."
- Sight & Sound

Community Partners: Portrait Society Gallery, Experimental Tuesdays at the Union Cinema


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Milwaukee Film is a nonprofit arts organization dedicated to building a robust, community-based film culture in the Greater Milwaukee Area. We seek to support and foster local filmmakers, the local filmmaking industry, and a vibrant community of film fans, audiences, and patrons. In our wildest sunshine daydreams, Milwaukee will become a global center of film culture in which film and shared cinematic experiences are used as tools for entertainment, education, engagement, and community building.

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