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Becoming Astrid

This "gorgeous piece of heritage filmmaking" (Variety) follows author Astrid Lindren (Alba August), who later went on to write the Pippi Longstocking series, from her carefree teenage life in the forests and fields of rural Sweden through her unconventional life. Don't miss this detailed look at the trials and tribulations that informed this celebrated author's most famous works!

Members-Only Screening: Top Secret

Join the MKE Film Community

The Oriental Theatre’s parent organization, Milwaukee Film, offers exclusive monthly screenings of festival-quality films, ticket and merchandise discounts, early access to film festival tickets, private event invites, and other fantastic perks to its members. As a member, you’ll be a part of a growing community of film fans who are passionate about sharing cinematic experiences and furthering film culture in the Milwaukee area. Milwaukee Film memberships are tax deductible and begin as low as $65/year.

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