2017 Milwaukee Film Festival

Sept. 28 - Oct. 12

 
 

We Recommend: Stronger, Brad's Status, and More!

posted by Tom Fuchs on September 21, 2017

  (Every Thursday, our email newsletter includes reviews of our top film picks for the week, reminders about classics you may have missed, film news, and something in our city that we just plain love. Want to read it? Sign up today!) THIS WEEK'S TOP PICKS: Stronger @ Marcus North Shore, AMC Mayfair (opens Thursday, September 21) (Dir. David Gordon Green | USA | 2017) Brad's Status @ Downer Theatre, Marcus Ridge & North Shore (opens Thursday, September 21) (Dir. Mike White | USA | 2017) MORE PICKS: Wednesday, September 20 - Saturday, September 23 Lina Wertmüller Retrospective @ UWM Union Cinema: Behind the White



ANNOUNCEMENT: Guest List Announced for 2017 Milwaukee Film Festival

posted by Tom Fuchs on September 21, 2017

Love Jones star, Larenz Tate, New York City Ballet ballerina and documentary subject, Wendy Whelan, and Rebecca Carpenter, director of Requiem for a Running Back and daughter of a former NFL Packer, are announced as part of the guests lineup for the 2017 Milwaukee Film Festival, presented by Associated Bank. Emmy Award-winner, Sam Pollard (ACORN and the Firestorm), and HBO’s Silicon Valley actor, Martin Starr (Infinity Baby), will be returning to the festival for the second year in a row. Guests for the festival include film directors, producers, actors, documentary subjects,



We Recommend: Marjorie Prime, I Am the Blues, and more!

posted by Tom Fuchs on September 14, 2017

  (Every Thursday, our email newsletter includes reviews of our top film picks for the week, reminders about classics you may have missed, film news, and something in our city that we just plain love. Want to read it? Sign up today!) THIS WEEK'S TOP PICKS: Marjorie Prime @ Times Cinema (opens Fri, September 15) (Dir. Michael Almereyda | USA | 2017) I Am the Blues @ UWM Union Cinema (Thursday, September 14 @ 7 PM) (Dir. Daniel Cross | USA | 2015) MORE PICKS: Thursday, September 14 mother!  - opens @iPic, Oriental, Marcus American Assassin - opens @iPic, AMC Mayfair,



ANNOUNCEMENT: 2017 Milwaukee Film Festival Box Office Opens Today

posted by Tom Fuchs on September 14, 2017

The Milwaukee Film Festival, presented by Associated Bank, announces the opening of its Festival Box Office today in addition to an online box office. The main box office will be located at the Oriental Theatre prior to the start of the festival, with 4 additional locations opening on September 29 at each of their festival theater. Milwaukee Film encourages patrons to buy tickets early, noting that last year’s festival boasted a record 87 sold-out screenings, with the organization anticipating similar crowd sizes this year. Ticketholders must arrive 30 minutes prior to



Greetings from Telluride!

posted by MKE Film on September 8, 2017

Fall film festival season is in full bloom (if you say that five times fast into a mirror, the ghost of a Rush Line will appear behind you) - TIFF’s and (our personal favorite) MFF’s abound, but most recently the Telluride Film Festival (perennially known for its role as an early prognosticator of Oscar buzz) drew to a close, and we were lucky enough to have some Milwaukee-based friends in attendance! We polled five Milwaukeeans, asking for their five favorite films from the festival.  Our panel was comprised of Jeff Yabuki,



We Recommend: Menashe, David Lynch, and more!

posted by MKE Film on September 7, 2017

  (Every Thursday, our email newsletter includes reviews of our top film picks for the week, reminders about classics you may have missed, film news, and something in our city that we just plain love. Want to read it? Sign up today!) THIS WEEK'S TOP PICKS: Menashe @ Downer Theatre (opens Fri, September 8) (Dir. Joshua Z Weinstein | USA | 2017) David Lynch: The Art Life @ UWM Union Cinema (Saturday, September 9 @ 5 PM; Sunday, September 10 @ 2 PM) (Dir. John Nguyen, Rick Barnes, Olivia Neergaard-Holm | USA | 2017) MORE PICKS: Thursday, September



2017 Program Book Release: Meet Us at Good City Brewing!

posted by MKE Film on September 1, 2017

  Tomorrow is the day! We hope that you will join us at Good City Brewing, the Official Brewery of the 2017 Milwaukee Film Festival, for our 2017 Milwaukee Film Festival Program Book Release. We'll be hanging out from noon - 4 PM and would love to see you there. Pop on over to grab a program book, sip on a Film Fest Lager, and pick out which films you'll want to see at this year's festival. Can't make it to Good City to pick up a program book? Don't worry, we have



We recommend: The Trip to Spain, Patti Cake$, and more!

posted by MKE Film on September 1, 2017

(Every Thursday, our email newsletter includes reviews of our top film picks for the week, reminders about classics you may have missed, film news, and something in our city that we just plain love. Want to read it? Sign up today!) THIS WEEK'S TOP PICKS: The Trip to Spain @ Downer Theatre (Opens Fri, September 1) (Dir. Michael Winterbottom | USA | 2017) Patti Cake$  @ Oriental Theatre (Opens Thurs, August 31) (Dir. Geremy Jasper | USA | 2017) MORE PICKS: Thursday, August 31 Get Out  - 9 PM @UWM Union Cinema Close Encounters of the Third Kind - opens @AMC Mayfair  Terminator 2: Judgment