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Jeff Smith
on Mon, 07/17/2017 - 10:33

As the current director of the WCFTR, I am pleased to announce the debut of the Wisconsin Nitrate Film Project.

on Wed, 04/12/2017 - 16:57

The WCFTR is co-sponsoring this year’s World Records Symposium with the Mayrent Institute for Yiddish Culture on April 20-21.  The symposium officially kicks off Thursday night with a concert at the University Club.  Sessions will be held on Friday throughout the day at Memorial Library in room 126.  No registration is required.  On Friday night, the UW Cinematheque will feature the Midwest premiere of the newly restored Vitaphone Molly Picon The Celebrated Character Comedienne along with five other Vitaphone shorts from the WCFTR collection and live mus

on Thu, 08/04/2016 - 13:20
Screen capture of WCFTR film entries in the Internet Archive.

During the spring 2016 semester, the WCFTR began to host a digital collection of films on the

on Wed, 07/13/2016 - 16:24
Logo for North Woods Tour.

WCFTR is proud to be hosting the Northwoods Tour this July in the beautiful northwoods of Wisconsin! 

on Fri, 04/22/2016 - 10:58
Blitzstein composes while referencing a reel of film and a metronome.

The WCFTR is pleased to announce it has received a grant from the GRAMMY Foundation® to help fund a project to digitize tape and disc recordings of per

on Mon, 04/18/2016 - 13:55

The WCFTR hosted the first ever Home Movie Day event in Brookfield, WI at the Brookfield Public Library on Saturday

on Thu, 01/07/2016 - 11:39

New on our website, we now offer a complete listing of our collections to provide an overview of our holdings and allow for browsing and sorting within supplied collections categories.

on Wed, 11/11/2015 - 17:24

The new movie Trumbo, starring Bryan Cranston, Diane Lane, John Goodman, and Helen Mirren, chronicles the life of screenwriter Dalton Trumbo from 1947 to 1970.

on Wed, 11/11/2015 - 12:42

The WCFTR is partnering with faculty and students from the UW-Madison’s Department of African Languages and Literature to assist with the translation and cataloging of several Arabic films from the