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Milwaukee's Restaurant Landscape
SUN, OCT. 1 | 2 PM - 3:30 PM | Milwaukee Film Festival Lounge (2155 N. Prospect Ave.)
This panel gathers local chefs and restauranteurs to share their stories about the hard choices and creative potentials of starting up a new restaurant in Milwaukee's teeming culinary environment.
Activism Now: Re-ignition
SAT, OCT. 7 | 2 PM - 3:30 PM | Milwaukee Film Festival Lounge (2155 N. Prospect Ave.)
This panel will explore the transformation of activism from the 1960s through the second decade of the 21st century with help from veterans of Milwaukee's housing desegregation struggle, the Wisconsin immigrant rights movement, Black Lives Matter activists, and the labor movement.
This public forum is presented by Journal Sentinel, presenting media sponsor of the Milwaukee Film Festival
Revitalizing City Spaces Through Art & Design
SUN, OCT. 8 | NOON - 1:30 PM | Milwaukee Film Lounge (2155 N. Prospect Ave.)
If recent years are any indication suburban growth is a thing of the past. The new focus is on America's urban core and the public spaces within those cities. This panel will talk about how contemporary street art has become a key factor in this revitalization effort, and the possibilities and consequences that come with it.
The 2017 Milwaukee Film Festival is sponsored by: