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2010 MIFS Archive

January 26th of 2010 the society held its first event of the year: "The Elephants of Thailand", a short documentary, directed by Donald Tayloe & Michelle Mizner.  The screening was held at The Eisner Museum of Advertising and Design.  Filmmaker Don Tayloe flew in to present the film, which was sponsored by WUWM radio who interviewed Mr. Tayloe for their Lake Effect program.
The Last Elephants of Thailand:
A short documentary, The Last Elephants in Thailand is a must see for anyone who is interested in Thailand, or cares about the welfare of animals. At the turn of the 20th Century, there were 100,000 elephants in Thailand. Today, there are less than 5,000. Where are they going? Who is working to save them? And what can you do to help? Visit the world's first elephant hospital and meet leading experts to discover why the country's most revered species is fast disappearing.
Directed by Donald Tayloe & Michelle Mizner

View the video of his Interview here:
View the Q/A session of that night:
March 2010 we also saw the inaugural Milwaukee Mad March Music Mini-Movie Festival.
Please read more on that here:
The Milwaukee Short Film Festival, our flagship event, was held in fall, 2010.
View the first promotional video here:
International Film Star, Bai Ling was in town for a shoot Ross Bigley's feature film, Petty Cash. She starred in a video for the society promoting the festival, and showed up to present the awards at the 2010 MSFF.
View Bai Ling's promotional MSFF spot:
Bai Ling with Robert WC Kennedy and Ross Bigley.
Bai Ling awards Fran Kaplan Best Wisconsin Film.