2017 Milwaukee Film Festival 9/28 - 10/12

2017 Film Guide

Currently showing Features. View shorts.

I Am the Blues

A travelogue and musical journey deep into the swamps of the Louisiana Bayou, juke joints of the Mississippi Delta, and all the places in between.

This film is part of Kids Shorts: Size Large

This is the story of Byron Nicholai, a 16-year-old Alaskan Yup’ik boy who leaves his tiny village and travels across hundreds of miles of frozen tundra to compete in an all-Yup’ik basketball tournament. Unskilled as a Yup’ik hunter, a tradition passed down over thousands of years, Byron is determined to prove himself by leading his village to a championship in the District Tournament.

In Pursuit of Silence

A remarkable sensory experience that examines the power of quiet in a world where every waking moment is steeped in noise.

This film is part of The Milwaukee Youth Show

A music video tells a story of inner struggles using symbolism and horror themes.

This film is part of The Milwaukee Youth Show

A girl arrives home at midnight and gets ready for bed, but doesn't fall asleep. The girl has insomnia and has trouble sleeping throughout the night because her thoughts are consuming her sleep.

Alex and Eva's impending nuptials are interrupted by all manner of catastrophe: airport worker strikes, volcanic ash, and extortionist bartenders all seek to keep them apart.

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