Driftless Film Festival

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People Of The Port

Jones Island, a mile-long peninsula bordering on the Lake Michigan shoreline of Wisconsin's largest city, is the home of Milwaukee's sewerage treatment plant and the city's port. People Of The Port: The Story of Milwaukee's Jones Island tells the long and fascinating story of this narrow slice of land. Though there is no evidence remaining . . . 

Roots Of Fire

“If you’re not living your culture, you’re killing your culture.” In ROOTS OF FIRE, a group of musicians honor the rich history and cultural legacy of Cajun music. The genre's contemporary scene in Louisiana has found mainstream success with Grammy Award nominations and wins, but shuttering venues and aging fans leave some questioning the music’s . . . 

Opengate Shutdown

Paints a picture of a remote financial firm that sees only numbers on a spreadsheet, not productive assets or skilled employees. But working people in both Janesville and Los Angeles mobilized to fight back. As one employee says in the film, “If this stuff keeps going on, there won’t be a middle class anymore.”