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Campfire Film Festival Schedule

2014 Schedule Coming Soon!


2012 Schedule

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  • Wednesday, Sept. 5th
  • Thursday, Sept. 6th
  • Friday, Sept. 7th
  • Saturday, Sept. 8th
  • Sunday, Sept. 9th
05SepWednesday, Sept. 5th
 
2012 Inaugural Campfire Film Festival Opening Night Gala

Location: Lake of the Torches Grand Ballroom & Convention Center, Lac du Flambeau
Time:
Cocktails 6pm, Dinner and Entertainment 7pm
Cost:
$55 per person
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Opening Night Gala

06SepThursday, Sept. 6th
 
Workshop: Acting for Film and Video

Location/Sponsor: Campanile Center for the Arts, Minocqua
Time: 10am to Noon and again at 1pm until 3pm
Cost: $10 per person

Acting for film and video is a primer on the skillset and work ethic needed to be a believable and working actor in full-length feature films, short films, comedic Youtube videos, corporate videos, instructional videos and commercials. Full Details
 
Film Screening - Independent Film Maker

Under Our SkinLocation/Sponsor: Lakeland Cinema, Woodruff
Title: Under Our Skin (Documentary)
Time: 1:00pm
Cost: Ticket Pricing

This terrifying real-life drama exposes the hidden story of Lyme disease, revealing a natural world out of balance and a human nature all too willing to put profits before patients. Learn More
 
Film Screening - Independent Film Maker

Secret Life Secret DeathLocation/Sponsor: Lakeland Cinema, Woodruff
Title: Secret Life Secret Death (DocuDrama)
Time: 4:00pm
Cost: Ticket Pricing

The independent art film, Secret Life, Secret Death daringly bares a dark, family secret, originating in the Chicago underworld of the Roaring 20’s, when Al Capone was just a bouncer in a brothel. Director Genevieve Davis uncovers the crash and burn in crime of her own Grandmother, as a young mother in Gangland Chicago. Davis follows her Grandmother’s trail over a period of 30 years, ending in no-man’s land northern Wisconsin in the Great Depression, and the shady Hollywood Hotel, which she ran until her death under mysterious circumstances. The film was shot in Chicago and Wisconsin.
 
Dinner

Location: LIttle Bohemia, Manitowish Waters
Time: 5pm to 10pm
Cost: $20 Dinner Menu Specials

The Little Bohemia Lodge site of John Dillinger and the Dillinger Gang's epic shootout with the F.B.I.,the Lodge is also the modern day filming location for the Universal Studios film starring Johnny Depp as John Dillinger, PUBLIC ENEMIES. This historical and unique restaurant welcomes the movie crowd to enjoy a special dinner menu at a special price to enhance your overall Campfire Film Festival experience.
 
Featured Presentation

More Than FrybreadLocation/Sponsor: Lakeland Cinema, Woodruff
Title: More Than Frybread
Time: 8:00pm Premiere, continuous starting Friday
Cost: Ticket Pricing

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Twenty-Two Native American frybread makers, representing all twenty-two federally recognized tribes in Arizona, convene in Flagstaff to compete for the first ever, first annual, state of Arizona Frybread Championship! The film takes a larger then life turn as four contestants (Tatanka Means, Teresa Choyguha, Dey & Nite and Camille Nighthorse) battle their way to compete for the title in the championship round. This is the frybread competition unlike any you have seen and the movie you can almost taste.
Watch the YouTube Trailer
07SepFriday, Sept. 7th
 
Film Screening - Independent Film Maker

As Goes JanesvilleLocation/Sponsor: Lakeland Cinema, Woodruff
Title: As Goes Janesville (Documentary)
Time: 1:00pm
Cost: Ticket Pricing

As Goes Janesville is an intimate verité documentary that follows three years in the lives of working people, business leaders, and elected officials in one American town, trying to reinvent their local economy – and their lives - amidst America’s worst economic crisis since the Great Depression.
 
Film Screening - Independent Film Maker

Green FireLocation/Sponsor: Lakeland Cinema, Woodruff
Title: Green Fire (Documentary)
Time: 4:00pm
Cost: Ticket Pricing

The first full-length documentary film ever made about legendary environmentalist Aldo Leopold, Green Fire highlights Leopold’s extraordinary career, tracing how he shaped and influenced the modern environmental movement. Leopold remains relevant today, inspiring projects all over the country that connect people and land.
 
Dinner

Location: Norwood Pines, Minocqua
Time: 5pm to 10pm
Cost: $20 Dinner Menu Specials
Norwood Pines delivers the relaxed elegance of one of Northern Wisconsin's oldest and finest supper clubs. This historical and unique restaurant welcomes the movie crowd to enjoy a special dinner menu at a special price to enhance your overall Campfire Film Festival experience.

 
Beach Blanket Cinema

Crooked ArrowsLocation: Torpy Park, Minocqua
Sponsor: Twilight Zone Outdoor Cinema Services
Title: Crooked Arrows
Time: 6pm preshow / 7pm showtime
Cost: FREE

Special screening of Crooked Arrows on a giant 40' wide outdoor movie screen. Sponsored by Twilight Zone Outdoor Cinema Services. A mixed-blood Native American, Joe Logan, eager to modernize his reservation, must first prove himself to his father, the traditionalist Tribal Chairman, by rediscovering his spirit. He is tasked with coaching the reservation’s high school lacrosse team which competes against the better equipped and better trained players.
 
Film Screening

Moonrise KingdomLocation/Sponsor: Lakeland Cinema, Woodruff
Title: Moonrise Kingdom
Time: 8:00pm
Cost: Ticket Pricing

Set on an island off the coast of New England in the summer of 1965, two twelve-year-olds fall in love, make a secret pact, and run away together into the wilderness. As various authorities try to hunt them down, a violent storm is brewing off-shore -- and the peaceful island community is turned upside down.
08SepSaturday, Sept. 8th
 
Workshop - Thirteen Ways of Looking at Documentaries

Location/Sponsor: Dillman's Bay Resort, Lac du Flambeau
Time: 10am to Noon and again at 1pm until 3pm
Cost: $10 per person

This lively presentation will combine discussion about and brief clips from 13 documentary films directed by Mike "Media Mike" Hazard. It will engage people ten years of age and older. An award-winning director with five national PBS releases among his credits, Mike will share behind the scenes stories about how he makes films that are authentic and beautiful. He will answer questions. Full Details
 
Film Screening - Wisconsin Film Makers

Location/Sponsor: Lakeland Cinema, Woodruff
Title: Pocus (12 minutes)
Time:
1:00pm
Cost: Ticket Pricing

Love is the greatest illusion ever performed. But what happens when the magic wears off? When you know all the tricks? Vince and Claire will have to find a way to get the rabbit back in the hat or else it\'s curtains for their relationship.
 
Film Screening - Wisconsin Film Makers

Location/Sponsor: Lakeland Cinema, Woodruff
Title: The Best Present (8 minutes)
Time:
1:00pm
Cost: Ticket Pricing

This film is a heartfelt holiday tale with a slightly dark twist. Charlie seems to be stuck in a drunken rut and nothing is able to shake him from it even his adorable little daughter Sally. When Sally asks for a special present for Christmas the answer she receives isn't what you might expect. What could possibly make Charlie see the light?
 
Film Screening - Wisconsin Film Makers

CarbonLocation/Sponsor: Lakeland Cinema, Woodruff
Title: Carbon (18 minutes)
Time:
1:00pm
Cost: Ticket Pricing

Jory Federighi grew up in Minocqua. He has been making films since he was 11 years old with his friends, family, and a big part of the Northwoods community. Shortly after graduating high school in 2010, Jory moved to Los Angeles to pursue a career in the entertainment industry. Currently, he works as a freelance editor and motion graphics designer, working on his own film projects on the side.
 
A Celebrity Profile Retrospective

It's Always Fair WeatherLocation/Sponsor: Lakeland Cinema, Woodruff
Title: It's Always Fair Weather
Time: 5:00pm
Cost: Ticket Pricing

Join David Fantle, co-author of the book, “Reel to Real: 25 years of celebrity profiles from vaudeville to movies to TV” as he tells his stories of interviewing such film legends as Fred Astaire, Gene Kelly, George Burns, Bob Hope and many more. Get ready for a little classic Hollywood trivia, chances to win copies of the book, and a screening of It's Always Fair Weather. Full Details
 
Dinner

Location: Outdoorsman, Boulder Junction
Time: 5pm to 10pm
Cost: $20 Dinner Menu Specials

Join fellow Film enthusiasts for dinner, each restaurant will add their own unique twist of entertainment to enhance your dining experience.
 
Film Screening

Moonrise KingdomLocation/Sponsor: Lakeland Cinema, Woodruff
Title: Moonrise Kingdom
Time: 8:00pm
Cost: Ticket Pricing

Set on an island off the coast of New England in the summer of 1965, two twelve-year-olds fall in love, make a secret pact, and run away together into the wilderness. As various authorities try to hunt them down, a violent storm is brewing off-shore -- and the peaceful island community is turned upside down.
 
VIP Mixer

Location: The Vine, Minocqua
Time: 8:30pm
Cost: With a VIP Pass your 1st drink is Free

The Vine is the perfect place to relax and chill out. Stop in and cool off inside, or enjoy outdoor seating on their back patio. One of Minocqua's best kept secret, so don't tell anyone if you are lucky enough to find them!
09SepSunday, Sept. 9th
 
Lakeside Campfire Breakfast and Awards Presentation

Location: Torpy Park, Minocqua
Time:
10am
Cost:
$15 per person

Enjoy a camp style breakfast and then find out the winners.
Lakeside Campfire Breakfast and Awards Presentation
 
Film Screening - Independent Film Maker

Green FireLocation/Sponsor: Lakeland Cinema, Woodruff
Title: Green Fire (Documentary)
Time: 1:00pm
Cost: Ticket Pricing

The first full-length documentary film ever made about legendary environmentalist Aldo Leopold, Green Fire highlights Leopold’s extraordinary career, tracing how he shaped and influenced the modern environmental movement. Leopold remains relevant today, inspiring projects all over the country that connect people and land.
 
Film Screening - Independent Film Maker

Secret Life Secret DeathLocation/Sponsor: Lakeland Cinema, Woodruff
Title: Secret Life Secret Death (DocuDrama)
Time: 1:00pm
Cost: Ticket Pricing

The independent art film, Secret Life, Secret Death daringly bares a dark, family secret, originating in the Chicago underworld of the Roaring 20’s, when Al Capone was just a bouncer in a brothel. Director Genevieve Davis uncovers the crash and burn in crime of her own Grandmother, as a young mother in Gangland Chicago. Davis follows her Grandmother’s trail over a period of 30 years, ending in no-man’s land northern Wisconsin in the Great Depression, and the shady Hollywood Hotel, which she ran until her death under mysterious circumstances. The film was shot in Chicago and Wisconsin.
 
Film Screening - Independent Film Maker

Under Our SkinLocation/Sponsor: Lakeland Cinema, Woodruff
Title: Under Our Skin (Documentary)
Time: 4:00pm
Cost: Ticket Pricing

This terrifying real-life drama exposes the hidden story of Lyme disease, revealing a natural world out of balance and a human nature all too willing to put profits before patients. Learn More
 
Film Screening - Independent Film Maker

As Goes JanesvilleLocation/Sponsor: Lakeland Cinema, Woodruff
Title: As Goes Janesville (Documentary)
Time: 4:00pm
Cost: Ticket Pricing

As Goes Janesville is an intimate verité documentary that follows three years in the lives of working people, business leaders, and elected officials in one American town, trying to reinvent their local economy – and their lives - amidst America’s worst economic crisis since the Great Depression.
 
Film Screening

Moonrise KingdomLocation/Sponsor: Lakeland Cinema, Woodruff
Title: Moonrise Kingdom
Time: 4:30pm
Cost: Ticket Pricing

Set on an island off the coast of New England in the summer of 1965, two twelve-year-olds fall in love, make a secret pact, and run away together into the wilderness. As various authorities try to hunt them down, a violent storm is brewing off-shore -- and the peaceful island community is turned upside down.
 
Film Screening

Crooked ArrowsLocation/Sponsor: Lakeland Cinema, Woodruff
Title: Crooked Arrows
Time: 6:00pm
Cost: Ticket Pricing

A mixed-blood Native American, Joe Logan, eager to modernize his reservation, must first prove himself to his father, the traditionalist Tribal Chairman, by rediscovering his spirit. He is tasked with coaching the reservation’s high school lacrosse team which competes against the better equipped and better trained players.
 
Featured Presentation

More Than FrybreadLocation/Sponsor: Lakeland Cinema, Woodruff
Title: More Than Frybread
Time: 7:30pm
Cost: Ticket Pricing

Twenty-Two Native American frybread makers, representing all twenty-two federally recognized tribes in Arizona, convene in Flagstaff to compete for the first ever, first annual, state of Arizona Frybread Championship! The film takes a larger then life turn as four contestants (Tatanka Means, Teresa Choyguha, Dey & Nite and Camille Nighthorse) battle their way to compete for the title in the championship round. This is the frybread competition unlike any you have seen and the movie you can almost taste.
Watch the YouTube Trailer