2017 Milwaukee Film Festival 9/28 - 10/12

2017 Film Guide

Currently showing Features. View shorts.

This film is part of The Milwaukee Youth Show

A group of teenagers gather for a night of fun. They unwillingly decide to play the game of Life and their hidden agendas control everything they do.

Generation Startup

Six recent graduates look to utilize startup culture as a means of urban renewal in Detroit, changing this post-industrial Rust Belt into a high-tech haven of innovation.


One of the most ancient extant cultures on our planet are being forced to reckon with modernity in this fascinating look at a modern culture-clash.

This film is part of Miss Sharon Jones!

Gift of Gab is a portrait of iconic artist Timothy Parker from the seminal hip-hop group Blackalicious whose battle with kidney disease ends up fueling the creation of their first album in 10 years.

A quirky, headlong dive into female adolescence, following young Greta's momentous surprise 15th birthday party and her descent into a vivid fantasy world.

A shiny otherworld of holographic reverie pairs dollar store gift bags and haunting resound, unfolding an effervescent melancholy in three parts. Featuring compositions for bowed vibraphone by Elliot Cole.

An unidentified homeless woman is found dead in an abandoned farmhouse with a diary that documents her extraordinary final months.

This film is part of Kids Shorts: Size Medium

A funny and original take on the classic fairy tale.

This film is part of The Milwaukee Music Video Show

A prequel to 'Sing (for trouble)' (MFF 2012), 'Coplights' examines memory, loss, time travel, and the ripple effect of tragedy. Thanks to the Pittman Theater at Alverno, Erik Ljung, Gina Barrington and Joe Kirschling.

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