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Black History Month

Part of Black History Month, presented by Northwestern Mutual!


To celebrate the re-opening of America’s Black Holocaust Museum (ABHM), Black Lens teams up with Ava DuVernay’s ARRAY Films to screen a 20th anniversary remastered version of SANKOFA. This empowering film tells a story of slavery and the African Diaspora from the perspective of the enslaved, challenging the romanticizing of slavery prevalent in American culture and illuminating the resilience in the face of subjugation. Stay for a post-screening conversation!

Members-Only Screening: Top Secret

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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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