Movie lovers, get excited for the 2024 Wisconsin Film Festival in Madison

Cinephiles rejoice. The Wisconsin Film Festival is fast-approaching, and this year’s Film Guide was just released.

The Barrymore Theatre marquee on a sunny day. Below it is the Barrymore sign which has a pink background and thick white retro lettering

The Barrymore Theatre will host some of the festival’s film screenings. | Photo by 608today

The 2024 Wisconsin Film Festival is just around the corner, and this year’s Film Guide just dropped.

The Festival runs Thursday, April 4-Thursday, April 11.


  • Barrymore Theatre, 2090 Atwood Ave.
  • Bartell Theatre, 113 E. Mifflin St.
  • Chazen Museum of Art, 800 University Ave.
  • Flix Brewhouse, 85 E. Towne Way
  • The Marquee at Union South, 1308 W. Dayton St.
  • UW Cinematheque, 821 University Ave.
  • UW Music Hall, 925 Bascom Mall

Navigate to pages 16-17 in the Film Guide to find a schedule of when and where each film will be playing.


Passholder ticket reservations open 12 p.m. on Friday, March 8 while general ticket sales begin 12 p.m. on Saturday, March 9.

Opening Night Reception
Kick off the week at the Barrymore Theatre with refreshments, and early access to general admission seating for the Golden Badger Award Presentation. The first screening of the week, “Io Capitano,” will then begin at 7 p.m.

All-Festival Pass
For $325, you’ll have access to “as many non-overlapping screenings as you can handle.” Note: Some screenings do overlap, so you won’t be able to see every single movie with the All-Festival pass.

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