So Pretty

Four queer friends in NYC try to protect the community they’ve created from the outside world while their lives slowly and oddly begin to parallel cult German queer novel So Schön. This nonconventional film blends drama, doc, and experimental elements to create a completely unique expereince that lives somewhere between a 1980s Godard film and queer Instagram stories.


"Jessie Jeffrey Dunn Rovinelli’s SO PRETTY stands out as... the kind of American independent film that deserves the spotlight treatment." -


"As a document of its moment in time, place and political conjuncture, SO PRETTY is already of inestimable value, but the film is also marked by assured, sensitive direction and a visual flair that at times matches the intensity of its literary inspiration." - Senses of Cinema


"Inventing the queer gaze in front of our eyes." - IndieWire

Community Partners: UWM German Department, UWM Department of Foreign Languages and Literature


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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