And the king said, what a FANTASTIC MACHINE

MKE Film Festival

In an awe-inspiring sociological journey to the center of the aperture, festival alums Axel Danielson and Maximilien Van Aertryck meticulously dissect the camera's impact on society. A mind-boggling array of archival footage weaves a visual tapestry that tracks photographic philosophy and technology throughout human history. Less about photography as an art form than our pervasive everyday use, this film will leave you equally concerned and inspired.

Film Sponsor: David and Madeleine Lubar



About Milwaukee Film

Milwaukee Film is a nonprofit arts organization dedicated to entertaining, educating, and engaging our community through cinematic experiences. We operate the magnificent Oriental Theatre, a historic cinema palace committed to high-quality and accessible film and education programming. Since 2009, the annual Milwaukee Film Festival has brought together film fans and filmmakers to celebrate the power of cinema. Our education programs and Cultures & Communities platform provide avenues toward making our community a more empathetic and equitable place for everyone to live.

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