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Harkening back to the programming ethos that guided the Oriental Theatre in the '70s and '80s when it operated as a true "calendar house," Craft Cinema is Milwaukee Film’s effort to showcase a variety of limited-run and unique film experiences on our big screens that reflect the variety and breadth of filmmaking, both today and throughout cinema history.

From beloved classics and mini-festivals to local offerings, cult curiosities, and everything in between, Craft Cinema is on tap and served to you by Milwaukee Film.



On a bimonthly basis, we'll be bringing you favorites from the film-loving staff at Milwaukee Film and the Oriental Theatre. Presented with an introduction from the staff member in question whenever possible, it's a showcase of the amazing and eclectic taste from our movie-obsessed staff!


Saturday, 1/19 - 9:30 PM: Nosferatu the Vampyre (selected by Marielle, Milwaukee Film Education Manager!)

Saturday, 2/2 - 3:00 PM: Mo' Better Blues (selected by Tyanna, Education and Community Outreach Coordinator!)

Saturday, 2/16 - 7:00 PM: Magic Mike XXL (IN 35MM!) (selected by Ben Balcom, Technical Director!)




Sold out screenings, award winners, and the buzziest films featured in our 10th Annual Milwaukee Film Festival are making their way back in the two weeks following our festival! See them again, catch the ones you missed, and keep that festival energy flowing beyond #MFF2018!

Shoplifters - Opens 12/21!

Cold War - Coming soon, date TBD!




Milwaukee's tradition continues! Every second Saturday, the Sensual Daydreams cast takes the Oriental Theatre main house by storm for a midnight screening of The Rocky Horror Picture Show!


1/12 (Special 41st Anniversary Show!)- Tickets available now!

2/9 - Tickets available now!

3/9 - Tickets available now!

4/13 - Tickets available now!