The Faces of Film- Anna Sampers

Hometown Elkhorn Where do you live now? Milwaukee How old are you? 27 How old do you act? My shoe size: 9.5. What do you really do? Write grants, fulfill sponsor benefits and program the Shorter is Better section of the film festival. Last time you cried at a movie? The most up-to-date answer would probably be “yesterday,” but as of writing this it was ugly crying through the entire Bully documentary. And I mean ugly. What do you do when you’re not working in a darkened room?  Play the drums, watch reality TV, drink beer, make movies. What was…

Hometown
Elkhorn
Where do you live now?
Milwaukee
How old are you?
27
How old do you act?
My shoe size: 9.5.
What do you really do?
Write grants, fulfill sponsor benefits and program the Shorter is Better section of the film festival.
Last time you cried at a movie?
The most up-to-date answer would probably be “yesterday,” but as of writing this it was ugly crying through the entire Bully documentary. And I mean ugly.
What do you do when you’re not working in a darkened room? 
Play the drums, watch reality TV, drink beer, make movies.
What was your favorite film from last year’s MFF? 
The Best Damn F*#@ing Midnight Program Ever. Sh*t. (shorts program)
What film or event are you most excited about for this year’s MFF?
The Best Damn F*#@king Midnight Program Ever. Sh*t. (I’m nothing if not consistent.)
What’s your favorite film of all time?
There Will Be Blood
Who is your red-carpet doppelganger?
Aubrey Plaza

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Abby Callard was an assistant editor at Milwaukee Magazine from 2012-2014. Her journalistic pursuits have seen her covering the Hispanic community in mid-Missouri, politics in Washington, D.C., art and culture for Smithsonian magazine, the social enterprise space in India and health care in Chicago. Abby has a degree in journalism from the University of Missouri.