2017 Milwaukee Film Festival 9/28 - 10/12
 
 

We Recommend: Step, Nocturama, and more!

posted by Milan Zori on August 17, 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: Step @ Downer Theatre (Opens Thu, August 17) (Dir. Amanda Lipitz | USA | 2017) Nocturama @ Times Cinema (Opens Fri, August 18) (Dir. Bertrand Bonello | France/Germany/Belgium | 2016) MORE PICKS: Thursday, August 17 Anando Brahma – opens @ Marcus Ridge Brigsby Bear – opens @ AMC Mayfair, Marcus North Shore/Ridge Logan Lucky – opens @ Fox-Bay



ANNOUNCING: Our 2017 Cine Sin Fronteras Program Lineup

posted by MKE Film on August 16, 2017

The 2017 Milwaukee Film Festival, presented by Associated Bank, is excited to announce the return of Cine Sin Fronteras after the program’s successful launch last year. Showcasing the rich and vibrant Latinx diaspora from around the world, the program has grown to include seven feature films and a new shorts program. Check out the complete lineup below. Carpinteros (Woodpeckers) (Dominican Republic | 2017 | Director: José María Cabral) Official site: filmfactoryentertainment.com/project/woodpeckers/ A love story unlike any other - prisoners in the Dominican Republic's Najayo prison, separated by concrete, barbed wire, and hundreds of yards, falling for one another



Milwaukee Film anuncia el regreso del programa Cine Sin Fronteras

posted by MKE Film on August 16, 2017

El festival de cine “Milwaukee Film”, presentado por Associated Bank, se complace en anunciar que el programa, Cine Sin Fronteras, regresa después del lanzamiento exitoso del año pasado. Carpinteros (República Dominicana | 2017 | Director: José María Cabral) Official site: filmfactoryentertainment.com/project/woodpeckers/ Una historia de amor diferente a cualquier otra: prisioneros en la prisión de Najayo de la República Dominicana, separados por concreto, alambre de púas y cientos de yardas, cayendo uno al otro sin hablar una palabra entre ellos. Apodado "carpinteros" por el lenguaje creado de las señales de mano que permite a hombres y mujeres conectarse



ANNOUNCING: Our 2017 Black Lens Program Lineup

posted by MKE Film on August 15, 2017

Our Black Lens program features documentary and fiction films by African American filmmakers that explore a range of topics rooted in the black community and are relevant to all. Meet the films screening at this year's upcoming Milwaukee Film Festival (Sept. 28 – Oct. 12, 2017) as part of that program. 72 Hours: A Brooklyn Love Story? (USA | 2017 | Director: Raafi Rivero) Official site: abrooklynlovestory.com/ Three short days separate 18-year-old Caesar from leaving Brooklyn for a prestigious upstate university. But between his long-time girlfriend calling it quits and his crew already planning for his imminent exit, Caesar



We Recommend: Gore, Nuns, and more!

posted by Milan Zori on August 10, 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: An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power @ Oriental Theatre (Opens Thu, August 10) (Dirs. Bonni Cohen, Jon Shenk | USA | 2017) The Little Hours @ Downer Theatre (Opens Fri, August 11) (Dir. Jeff Baena | Canada/USA | 2017) MORE PICKS: Thursday, August 10 Annabelle: Creation – opens @ AMC Mayfair, Marcus Majestic/North Shore/Ridge The Glass Castle –



Aliens, Ramen, & a Supergirl: Nine More Films Playing at our Festival

posted by MKE Film on August 8, 2017

More films! More films! More films! Hot on the heels of last week's announcement of nine films screening at this year's upcoming Milwaukee Film Festival (Sept. 28 – Oct. 12, 2017), we present to you nine more films. Good ones, too. Check 'em out. AlphaGo (USA / 2017 / Director: Greg Kohs) Program: Spotlight Presentation Think Kasparov vs. Deep Blue on steroids and you've got the story behind the engrossing documentary AlphaGo. The game: Go, an ancient board game played the world over, with nearly infinite complexity, The players: Lee Sedol, a South Korean



We Recommend: Detroit, Lady Macbeth, and more!

posted by Milan Zori on August 3, 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: Detroit @ Marcus Majestic/North Shore/Ridge (Opens Thu, August 3) (Dir. Kathryn Bigelow | USA | 2017) Lady Macbeth @ Downer Theatre (Opens Fri, August 4) (Dir. William Oldroyd | USA | 2016) MORE PICKS: ** = Screened at a previous Milwaukee Film Festival or as a Milwaukee Film Members-Only Screening Thursday, August 3 The Dark Tower



ANNOUNCING: 9 Films from the 2017 Milwaukee Film Festival

posted by MKE Film on August 1, 2017

We're too excited to wait any longer. You already know we're screening Erik Ljung's The Blood is at the Doorstep as our Centerpiece Screening this year. But here's our first official festival preview, featuring nine great films screening at this year's Milwaukee Film Festival (Sept. 28 – Oct. 12, 2017). Aladdin (USA | 1992 | Directors: Ron Clements, John Musker) Program: Rated K: For Kids Introduce your children to a whole new world of animated excellence on the 25th anniversary of this Disney classic, the unforgettable tale of a street urchin who wins the heart of a strong-willed