2017 Milwaukee Film Festival 9/28 - 10/12

2017 Film Guide

Currently showing Features. View shorts.

An Iranian radio station broadcasting out of San Francisco nervously awaits the arrival of Metallica to jam alongside Afghanistan's first rock band, Kabul Dreams.

Raiders of the Lost Ark

One of the most entertaining movies of all time, featuring Steven Spielberg, George Lucas, and Harrison Ford, all working at the peak of their powers.

Estranged sheepherding brothers Gummi and Kiddi must work together if they want to rescue their flocks from a governmentally-mandated culling.


Rara and her little sister struggle to acclimate to their new lives after their parents' divorce and her mother begins a new life with a female partner.

This film is part of The Milwaukee Show II

When a young boy recycles a single milk bottle it has a bigger impact on his future than he ever could have imagined.

A filmmaker returns to native Turkey to spend time with his widowed mother. Also, a Vietnam veteran returns to his former battlegrounds in search of forgiveness.

This film is part of Kids Shorts: Size Large

Since the passing of his Australian wife, Kenji has been doing his best to bring up his only son. While debating whether or not to move back to Japan, Kenji starts making clumsy Japanese riceballs for his son with the hope he will remain connected to his cultural heritage. Eventually, these riceballs strengthen their bond and help them overcome the pain of losing their loved one.

A filmmakers arrives in town early for a retrospective, meets a girl, has drinks, and attends a party. Then, it all happens again.

This film is part of The Milwaukee Music Video Show

A digital, found footage collage depicting the emotional course of falling in and out of love.

This film is part of The Milwaukee Youth Show

When life on earth is taking its final breaths a struggling family of farmers attempts to build a rocket to save themselves.

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