Travel Adventure Film Series Presented by the Wisconsin Union Theater
All films are at The Marquee, Union South, at 7:30 pm.
Dinner at Varsity Hall (Union South), with menu influenced by the region of the film, starts at 5:30 pm.
General Public: $13
UW Student: $6
Union Member/Non-UW Student: $11
UW Faculty & Staff: $12
Dinner price: $18
2016 - 2017 Season
The Treasure of Taiwan with Buddy Hatton. November 14-15, 2016
Producer Buddy Hatton takes audiences on a journey of contrasts and cultural influences that you’re not likely to find anywhere else. Hatton’s new film, The Treasure of Taiwan, explores this small island with an unforgettable journey which includes its hi-tech society, cultural traditions, aboriginal soul, and welcoming people.
A Week in Paris with Marlin Darrah. March 13-14, 2017
Journey into Paris with seasoned international film producer Marlin Darrah as he explores one of the most beautiful cities in the world in his film, “A Week in Paris”. The audience will be plunged into an exploration of public art and architecture, diverse and unique bridges, narrow streets of the Latin Quarter, street markets and shops, the sculptures and arches of the Tuileries and, of course, the Eiffel Tower, the single most visited paid monument in the world.
My Private Italy with Steve McCurdy. April 10-11, 2017
Filmmaker Steven McCurdy’s cultural documentary, “My Private Italy,” is a personal journey through the people, places and magic of real everyday life in northern Italy. Some of the happenings include meeting a Venetian mask maker, attending a wedding in Livorno, staying in the mountain town of St. Luce, and participating in the festival of San Cataldo in Supino. Along the way he meets dozens of unique people who shape McCurdy’s travels in Italy into quite the charming adventure.