Exposing Muybridge

MKE Film Festival

Screenings Sponsored By:

David and Madeleine Lubar

A tale of ambition, violence, betrayal, and, of course, photography. Eadweard Muybridge lived the lives of a dozen men before capturing a galloping horse in a transformational series of photos one fateful day on Leland Stanford’s farm. With interviews from experts, historians, and lifelong enthusiasts like Gary Oldman, this wide-ranging biography unearths little-known details of one of the primary forerunners of cinema and allows modern audiences to discover the man behind the lens.

Community Partners:  UWM Film Studies ProgramPortrait Society Gallery of Contemporary Art


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 and Communities platform provide avenues toward making our community a more empathetic and equitable place for everyone to live.

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