Time Bomb Y2K

MKE Film Festival

As the year 2000 approached, widespread fear arose that a code glitch would result in all the world's computers reverting to 1900 and all systems grinding to a halt. Using all archival footage, co-directors Brian Becker and Marley McDonald document the frenzied hysteria surrounding the countdown from doomsday preppers to politics and pop culture. TIME BOMB Y2K is a wild ride through the final days of the '90s and a compelling portrait of a turning point in the digital revolution.


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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