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MFF2020 // Aliya, a 30-something lesbian living in Kazakhstan, unexpectedly wins the green card lottery and must choose between a new life in America or staying behind for her family.

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BILLIE


MFF2020 // Featuring never-before-heard interviews from figures in jazz icon Billie Holiday’s life, this documentary presents a new portrait of one of the most complex artists in music history.

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The Nightcap


MFF2020 // Join us every night of the Festival at 8 p.m. CT for our talk show-style Q&A, streaming on Milwaukee Film's YouTube, Facebook, and Twitter pages.

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MILWAUKEE FILM FESTIVAL

We can't gather in person this year, but we've adapted. No matter what films you enjoy most, you'll discover something amazing at our first-ever virtual Milwaukee Film Festival. From Oct. 15-29, explore nearly 200 films from across the globe and around the corner. You can watch from any screen in your home! All-access passes and tickets are available now.

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Milwaukee Film is a nonprofit arts organization dedicated to entertaining, educating, and engaging our community through cinematic experiences. We operate the magnificent Oriental Theatre, a historic cinema palace committed to high-quality and accessible film and education programming. Since 2009, the annual Milwaukee Film Festival has brought together film fans and filmmakers to celebrate the power of cinema. Our education programs and cultures and communities platform provide avenues toward making our community a more empathetic and equitable place for everyone to live.

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