Milwaukee Film Festival

A government company town built to house the Hanford workers manufacturing weapons-grade plutonium for the Manhattan Project, Richland, WA is proud of its heritage and of the atomic bomb it helped create. RICHLAND offers a prismatic, placemaking portrait of this community as it moves between archival past and observational present; featuring encounters with a wide range of individuals, the film blooms into an expansive and lyrical meditation on home, safety, whiteness, land, and deep time.


RICHLAND trailer from komsomol films on Vimeo.

Community Partners: Milwaukee Preservation Alliance;


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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