La Civil

MKE Film Festival

Inspired by true events, LA CIVIL tells the story of Cielo, a mother searching for her daughter abducted by a Northern Mexico cartel. When authorities fail to help, Cielo takes matters into her own hands. She earns the trust and sympathy of Lamarque, an unconventional army Lieutenant working in the region. Her collaboration with Lamarque will pull her into a vicious cycle of violence as she transforms from mother to avenging militant.


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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