Home / Today in Milwaukee / Operation Filmmaker

Operation Filmmaker

Tonight @ the UWM Union Theatre - 7 p.m.

Oct. 2, 2008
Google plus Linkedin Pinterest
Documentaries don’t get much more awkward than 2007’s Operation Filmmaker. Armed with the best intentions, actor Live Schreiber conceives an MTV special about Muthana Mohmed, a young Iraqi who had big, improbable dreams of becoming a filmmaker. Mohmed is given a chance to come to America and be an assistant on a film production—but he’s less than excited about the grunt work he’s assigned, and in general difficult to work with. Directed by Nina Davenport, Operation Filmmaker is a would-be feel-good story gone horribly, horribly wrong. It screens tonight at the UWM Union Theatre at 7 p.m.


Rolling back Barack Obama’s reforms, Attorney General Jeff Sessions has directed federal prosecutors to seek the harshest sentences for drug offenses. Is it bad policy to fill the prison system with nonviolent offenders?

Getting poll results. Please wait...