Let the Canary Sing

Milwaukee Film Festival

Follow Cyndi Lauper through exclusive never-before-seen footage, candid interviews, and untold stories, as she fearlessly blazes her own trail after achieving chart-topping success in her 30’s and continuing to create, innovate, and champion her beliefs four decades later. Famous pop artists such as Boy George share their thoughts on her musical talent and unique vocal sound, as well as how she has drawn attention to subjects like emancipation, abortion, racism, and gender discrimination.

Community Partners: Matties Memory Inc.; Gallery 218; Girls Rock MKE; CLARA Healing Institute;


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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