Buddy Guy: The Blues Chase the Blues Away

MKE Film Festival

Screenings Sponsored By:

Ken Krei

This definitive documentary provides an intimate portrait of the career of legendary blues guitarist Buddy Guy and his journey from Lettsworth, LA to Chicago’s West Side. Guy's sound has netted him eight Grammy awards, as well as induction into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. Rock stars who have been heavily influenced by his music, including Carlos Santana, Gary Clark, Jr., and John Mayer, offer their testimonies throughout the film.


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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