sponsors
Support us on Patreon)

Become a Tone Madison sustainer

Help us create great local arts journalism and put on great events with a recurring monthly donation.

Backlog

Rooftop Cinema goes heavy on animation for 2016

MMOCA's summer film program returns on June 3 with a night of Don Hertzfeldt shorts.
May 23 2016

"19" offers a scattered analysis of Tony Robinson’s death

The new documentary premieres May 25 at the Central Library.
May 23 2016

Podcast: Wendy Schneider live at the High Noon

Hear our talk with the director of The Smart Studios Story, recorded with a live audience.
Mar 25 2016

A Wisconsin Film Festival poster gallery

You won’t see them around town, but a bunch of WFF ‘16 films have cool posters.
Mar 24 2016

One-and-done films at the 2016 Wisconsin Film Festival

A survey of this year’s biggest scheduling quandaries.
Mar 18 2016

Our most-anticipated Wisconsin Film Festival 2016 selections

A curatorial first look at WFF’s schedule before it drops in full this Thursday.
Mar 15 2016

Impermanence and urgency: Bergman for beginners

Highlights from UW Cinematheque’s extensive Ingmar Bergman retrospective.
Feb 03 2016

Smart Studios documentary to screen at Wisconsin Film Fest

Wendy Schneider’s film, six years in the making, finally hits the festival circuit this spring.
Feb 02 2016

Hitchcock/Truffaut doc kicks off UW Cinematheque's 2016 calendar

Other highlights include the epic new Arabian Nights and an Ingmar Bergman series.
Dec 21 2015

Tone Madison’s guide to the 2015 Tales From Planet Earth Film Festival

The environmentally themed fest returns November 6 through 8 with an ambitious 40-film lineup.
Nov 03 2015

Watch a painfully 1995 Madison news report on raves

A dispatch from a time when techno was scary and so were the fonts.
Oct 29 2015

Video: Three highlights from the 2015 Farm/Art DTour

A quick look at some of the installations from this year's Fermentation Fest in and around Reedsburg.
Oct 12 2015

Previewing the Micro-Wave Cinema Series fall lineup, for WORT-FM

Bianca Martin and Chris Lay discuss the highlights of the low-budget film series, which returns September 13.
Sep 11 2015