Professor J.J. Murphy, Hamel Family Distinguished Chair in Communication Arts Department at UW Madison, is the Director of the UW Cinematheque and Artistic Director of the Wisconsin Film Festival 1. The Florida Project (Sean Baker) Ben Reiser is a Programmer and Accounts Manager for the Cinematheque and a Programmer for the Wisconsin Film Festival   37 movies I saw for the first time in 2017 that left me happy, sad, angry, exhilarated, delirious and coming back for more: Matt St. John is Project Assistant for the Cinematheque and a Programmer for the Wisconsin Film Festival. I enjoyed many new movies this year, but these are the ones I just couldn’t shake.