Butterfly in the Sky

Cultures & Communities Festival

For nearly 25 years LeVar Burton was welcomed into countless living rooms and classrooms as the host of Reading Rainbow. He instilled a love of reading in the generations that watched, but perhaps more importantly he served as a positive, Black role model for the young viewers. BUTTERFLY IN THE SKY takes us behind the scenes to look at the show and the man who flew us twice as high over the rainbow.

Community Partners: Milwaukee Public Library, New Beginnings Are PossibleRooted MKE


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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