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ANNOUNCING: Our Cream City Cinema Lineup

posted by MKE Film on August 22, 2017

The 2017 Milwaukee Film Festival, presented by Associated Bank, is excited to announce this year's Cream City Cinema program lineup, featuring the best features, shorts, and music videos from Milwaukee-based filmmakers. Check out the complete lineup below. Chasing Bubbles (USA | 2016 | Directors: Topher Cochrane, Alex Rust) At the age of 25, Alex Rust was successful, but unhappy. Forgoing the comfort of a solid career track, he decided to take a leap of faith on a global adventure beyond his wildest imagination. Trading his minivan for a small sailboat dubbed "Bubbles," Rust sets course



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



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



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



Last Day Before Prices Increase

posted by Milan Zori on July 27, 2017

Planning on seeing a bunch of films at our festival? Like saving money? Then make sure you get your 2017 Milwaukee Film Festival Passes or 6-Packs today! Prices increase at midnight tonight! If you buy today, here's how much you'll save: PASSES For Milwaukee Film Members: $340 (Regularly $425!) For non-members: $410 (Regularly $475!) Get your Festival Passes here. 6-PACKS For Milwaukee Film Members: $51 (Regularly $60!) For non-members: $63 (Regularly $72!) Get your 6-Pack of vouchers here. Get your discounted [passes and 6-Packs](http://mkefilm.org/tickets/) today! (And if you aren’t a Milwaukee Film Member but want those sweet member discounts, [sign up today](http://mkefilm.org/membership/). You’ll be able to use those member discounts



Two Weeks Left to Save All the Money

posted by Milan Zori on July 11, 2017

What could be better than getting tickets or passes to the 2017 Milwaukee Film Festival? Getting them at a discount price. This is your friendly reminder that you have just over two weeks to take advantage of the current discount prices for Milwaukee Film Festival Passes & 6-Packs. These discount prices end Thursday, July 27. Check out these sweet price breakdowns: PASSES For Milwaukee Film Members: $340 (Regularly $425!) For non-members: $410 (Regularly $475!) Get your Festival Passes here. 6-PACKS For Milwaukee Film Members: $51 (Regularly $60!) For non-members: $63 (Regularly $72!) Get your 6-Pack of vouchers here. If you want to spend less money to see more