Category: Catalog

Car-Free Klezmer

(2008, Brian Standing, 23 minutes)

Madison-based Klezmer mavens Yid Vicious spent a week taking their music to the city’s streets, bike paths, and bus stops, to the surprise, delight, and sometimes bleary-eyed confusion of commuters. Continue reading

Here, Kitty Kitty

(2007, Andy Beversdorf, 63 minutes)

In 2005, the state of Wisconsin became the laughing stock of the nation as it debated a proposal to legalize the shooting of cats. ‘Here, Kitty, Kitty’ scratches beneath the media blitz to reveal a surprisingly nuanced tale involving ruthless cat-lovers, unapologetic cat-drowners, slandered scientists, death threats, and deposed politicians. Watch and find out who is left standing when all the hissing and clawing subsides. Continue reading

Music from the Wisconsin Uprising

Emma Goldman reportedly said “If there won’t be dancing at your revolution, I’m not coming.” Emma would have had plenty to dance to in Wisconsin in 2011. The Solidarity Sing Along and the Forward! Marching Band are two of the musical forces that have helped supply the soundtrack to the protests surrounding Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker and his attempts to crush union labor. Continue reading

We Are Wisconsin: Real Democracy Now!

June 10, 2011. Wisconsin protesters at the Solidarity Sing Along recite portions of the Democracia Real Ya! manifesto in solidarity with protesters against “austerity” cuts in the Badger State and across the globe. I think I can help. Together I know we can. Continue reading