Homegrown: Future Visions

MKE Film Festival

HOMEGROWN: FUTURE VISIONS is a collection of short documentaries produced by Firelight Media in partnership with PBS and the Center for Asian American Media, highlighting filmmakers of color from the American Midwest and narratives that illuminate the living histories, cultures, and prospective futures of the region.

Shorts Include:

Black Strings

Detroit We Dey

Guaranteed in Gary 

Here, Hopefully

Language Keepers


Seed Warriors

Silsilad (Sequence)

Film Sponsor:
John and Shannon Utz



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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