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The League

Cultures & Communities Festival

Presented by the Brewers Community Foundation

The Negro League was a stage for some of the world's best athletes and an economic and social pillar of Black communities. Featuring interviews with Negro League players like Buck O'Neil and Hall of Fame Inductees Monte Irvin, Willie Mays, and Hank Aaron. Following the arc of race history in the United States, THE LEAGUE celebrates some of the 20th century's best athletes and entrepreneurs while grappling with America's arduous march toward equality.

Special Guests in Attendance: Byron Motley, Josh Green - Producers

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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