Shari & Lamb Chop

Milwaukee Film Festival

As a young performer in the 1950s with big aspirations, Shari Lewis sought a voice who could say things that she could not and found it in a sock puppet named Lamb Chop who would soon become an enduring pop cultural icon. The latest from MFF alum Lisa D'Apolito (LOVE, GILDA) examines Lewis' impact on children’s television through the lens of her decades-long relationship with Lamb Chop and, like Lewis herself, brims with warmth and spunky charm.

- Following the screenings there will be a Q&A with Lisa D'Apolito (director, producer, writer)

Community Partners: Girls Rock MKE; Jewish Museum Milwaukee; Creme de Liqueur;


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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