2017 Milwaukee Film Festival 9/28 - 10/12

2017 Film Guide

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This film is part of The Milwaukee Music Video Show

In the world of hip hop, it's every rapper for himself and Diablo against all. In a cyclical chase toward ego death, WC Tank runs from his demons as the Earth rumbles beneath the concrete. Will the emcee escape the microphone's lasso?

This film is part of The Milwaukee Music Video Show

Set in a rural area we find lead character Webster regaining consciousness beneath the ground. He rises from the soil in a panic and attempts to walk. Webster has lost all feeling in his legs so he begins to walk far and wide to find help. He eventually passes out. When he regains consciousness he finds himself draped in all white with his hair tied back. Woken up by the local inhabitants, he is lead back to a small village where he regains his strength. His fate is sealed when he is finally approached by a woman in all black.

When We Were Kings

The titanic comeback bout for Muhammad Ali, pitting him against the formidable George Foreman, is the basis for this, one of the greatest sports documentaries of all time.

Women He's Undressed

Three-time Oscar-winning costumer designer Orry-Kelly (Casablanca, Some Like It Hot) gets a well-deserved career retrospective in this eye-popping doc from acclaimed director Gillian Armstrong.

This film is part of The Milwaukee Youth Show

'A Work in Progress' is a series about artists and their efforts to create themselves through their work. Mic Kellogg is a vocalist and producer from Madison, WI.

The Wrong Light

The head of a nonprofit organization working to combat Thailand's sex-trafficking industry is not the altruistic savior he paints himself to be in this gripping documentary exposé.

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