The festival, which began in 1999, will screen over 140 films over the course of its eight day event in Madison starting April 5.
Amanda Finn is an arts and lifestyle reporter for the Wisconsin State Journal.
The 2015 Pulitzer Prize finalist, "Marjorie Prime," is an exploration of what it means to be human when an elderly woman's newest android companion is programmed to feed her memories back to her.
"The Laramie Project" is a play made of hundreds of interviews, journal entries and news reports about the murder of 21-year-old Matthew Shepard.
OSHP's production of "Les Mis" opens the same week as the touring production coming to Overture Center which resulted in a few challenges that the company met head-on.
The organization, which opened last April, has morphed into a hot spot for private events and book readings.
Author Karen Karbo's latest work, "In Praise of Difficult Women," is an ode to 29 women she sees as rule breaking heroines.