Poetry Under the Stars & Screening of OUR WORLDS COLLIDE

 

LEADING SPONSOR:

 

WHEN: September 29th from 8-10:30pm
WHERE: 
Zocalo Food Truck Park (636 S 6th St)

FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC!

Grab a bite to eat from Zocalo Food Truck Park while you take in some rich Latinx poetry from some amazing local poets! 

Stick around after the performances to get the chance to watch Our Words Collide a touching documentary produced by Rosario Dawson. 

“A coming of age story, the film documents 5 young spoken word poets as they navigate their final year of high school, exploring many of the challenges facing young people today, including identity and expression, transitioning into adulthood and overcoming mental health issues, through the unique prism of their poetry. The film highlights the poets of the Get Lit program, a non-profit organization in Los Angeles educating young people through poetry.” 

Supporting sponsors: American Family Insurance, CUNA Mutual Group, Goodwill Industries of Southeastern Wisconsin and Metropolitan Chicago, MGIC, Milwaukee County- Office of Equity, Morgan Stanley, Potawatomi Hotel & Casino, and United Way - Greater Milwaukee and Waukesha County in Partnership w/ ManPowerGroup

 

 


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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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