The Faces of Film- Cara Ogburn

Hometown Seattle Where do you live now? Bay View How old are you? 33 How old do you act? As old as the people around me. Unless I’m the teacher/adult in the situation. Then I act 30-something. What do you really do? Organize all things education: booking films for Rated K: For Kids, planning education screenings, panels, our Conversations series, the Milwaukee Youth Show, filmmaking workshops for kids, etc. Last time you cried at a movie? Oh, I don’t do that. What do you do when you’re not working in a darkened room? Teach writing at MIAD, work on my…

Hometown
Seattle

Where do you live now?
Bay View

How old are you?
33

How old do you act?
As old as the people around me. Unless I’m the teacher/adult in the situation. Then I act 30-something.

What do you really do?
Organize all things education: booking films for Rated K: For Kids, planning education screenings, panels, our Conversations series, the Milwaukee Youth Show, filmmaking workshops for kids, etc.

Last time you cried at a movie?
Oh, I don’t do that.

What do you do when you’re not working in a darkened room?
Teach writing at MIAD, work on my dissertation, watch bad television.

What was your favorite film from last year’s MFF?
A Girl Like Her with the insanely powerful panel we had immediately following the screening.

What film or event are you most excited about for this year’s MFF?
Weekday education screenings for school groups.

What’s your favorite film of all time?
Jeunet and Caro’s Delicatessen. Or maybe Return to Oz.

Who is your red-carpet doppelganger?
According to Anna Sampers, Anna Kendrick.

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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.