Rebuilding Paradise

1 Hr. 35 Min.


$12 to rent for 72 hour period/50% of proceeds help support MKE Film

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From director Ron Howard, this gripping documentary tracks the community of Paradise, California, a town in the Sierra Nevada foothills, and their attempts to rebuild after devastating wildfires in 2018.


"[Ron Howard's] documentary dramatizes the resilience and resourcefulness we can bring to bear in meeting them. Calamity, the film says, isn't destiny."
- Wall Street Journal


"A gripping and moving story..."


"It's frequently gripping and finally very moving."
- Chicago Tribune


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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