Festival Theaters & Screening Spaces

 



The Oriental Theatre
2230 North Farwell Avenue
Milwaukee, WI 53202

About
The Oriental Theatre is Milwaukee's historic movie palace. Its opulent, lavish, East Indian-inspired décor has attracted teeming hoards since its opening in 1927 and makes this theater a must-see-to-believe destination. Milwaukee Film is proud to be the year-round operators of this jewel of moviegoing! Check out the Oriental Theatre website for more information. And help us return the Oriental Theatre to its original luster here!

Amenities
2K and 4K digital projection, 35mm and 70mm film projection, 6- and 8-channel Dolby Digital Sound, full-service concession stand, and a full bar with beer, wine, and spirits
 



Avalon Theater
2473 South Kinnickinnic Avenue
Milwaukee, WI 53207

About
The Avalon Theater is located in Milwaukee's Bay View neighborhood. Notable for its combination of classic movie palace and al fresco Mediterranean décor, the theater's pièce de résistance is its ever-glowing ceiling of stars and planetary features, found in the main auditorium. For more information, visit the Avalon's website.

Amenities
Full-service concession stand, full bar, leather recliners, an adjoining restaurant (Mistral), and the famous atmospheric ceiling—keep an eye out for shooting stars during your movie.

 



The Times Cinema
5906 West Vliet Street
Milwaukee, WI 53208

About
The Times Cinema is a single-screen theater on the western edge of Milwaukee that opened in 1935. The cozy neighborhood theater screens everything from summer blockbusters to indie fare to cult classics. Go to the Times Cinema's website for more info.

Amenities
Full concession stand, full dinner menu, bar service, and couch-like seating
 

 



The Jan Serr Studio Cinema
1925 East Kenilworth Place
Milwaukee, WI 53202

About
Around the corner from the Oriental Theatre, the Jan Serr Studio Cinema is located on the top floor of the Kenilworth Square East building and is home to the Milwaukee Film Festival's first pop-up cinema. Box office and line queues are located in the building's breezeway, located off of E. Kenilworth Place, between Farwell Ave. and Prospect Ave. Once a Ford Model-T factory, watching films in this newly remodeled space provides that same great Milwaukee Film Festival experience in a brand new location!

Amenities
Outfitted with professionally installed and calibrated sound and picture, ensuring audiences are provided with the optimum viewing experience, including stadium seating built out for up to 200 people. Light concessions will be available on site during the festival.



The Rivoli Theatre
W62 N567 Washington Ave
Cedarburg, WI 53012

About
The Rivoli Theatre is a single-screen theater on the heart of Cedarburg that opened in 1936, after having originally been the Cedarburg General Store. Located on Washington Ave, this cinema is within walking distance of many great neighborhood coffee shops and restaurants.

Amenities
Full concession stand, concessions can be purchased with cash or check.



The Cabot Theatre at the Broadway Theatre Center
158 N. Broadway
Milwaukee, WI 53202

About 
Operated by Skylight Music Theatre, the Broadway Theatre Center is located in Milwaukee's Historic Third Ward. During the festival, Milwaukee Film will exhibiting films in the Cabot Theatre, the largest theatre within the theatre center, a replication of an 18th-century European opera house that will provide a visually lush setting with which to take in our festival films.

Amenities
Outfitted with professionally installed and calibrated sound and picture, ensuring audiences are provided with the optimum viewing experience. Light concessions will be available on site during the festival.