Oriental Theatre [edit]
2230 North Farwell Avenue
Milwaukee, WI 53202
(414) 276-8711
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The Oriental is one of Milwaukee's last remaining movie palaces, certainly the most beautiful and ornate one that has shown movies for 75 years solid.


3 Screens. Built in 1927. Operated by Landmark since 1976.

 
Upcoming events

Oct. 17, 2019 - Oct. 31, 2019
2019 Milwaukee Film Festival

The 2019 Milwaukee Film Festival is a 15-day event featuring hundreds of industry professionals and over 300 films, panels, and parties - all in celebration of cinema and the Cream City. Tickets are on sale now at mkefilm.org/tickets.

Nov. 7, 2019 - Nov. 7, 2019
Wild & Scenic Film Festival MKE

Join UW-Milwaukee Outdoor Pursuits and the River Revitalization Foundation for this year's Wild & Scenic Film Festival! Wild & Scenic Film Festival inspires environmental activism and a love for nature–through film. This unique film festival works with environmental groups across the globe to outreach into their communities and bring together a diverse audience that is inspired toward conservation and sustainable recreation. Hosting this film festival is a joint effort between the River Revitalization Foundation and University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Outdoor Pursuits . These organizations hope to use the festival to increase a better community understanding of the connection we share with the planet and our role as stewards to keep it healthy for the next generations. DON'T MISS WILD CHILD, OUR FAMILY FILM SERIES THAT PLAYS 4:30-6:00PM, AND THE OUTDOOR EXPO THAT WILL OCCUR IN THE LOBBY FROM 6-7PM!

 
 


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Milwaukee Film honors artist Mary Nohl with film and music event

Milwaukee Film honors artist Mary Nohl with film and music event

By Molly Snyder - July 09, 2019
The talent and mystery of the late artist Mary Nohl lives on, this time when … Read more...
MKE Film moves into phase 2 of Oriental Theatre renovations

MKE Film moves into phase 2 of Oriental Theatre renovations

By Bobby Tanzilo - July 02, 2019
Last summer, immediately after taking on the lease for The Oriental Theatre, … Read more...
You can take home a piece of the Oriental and support MKE Film

You can take home a piece of the Oriental and support MKE Film

By Bobby Tanzilo - June 27, 2019
As part of its renovation of Milwaukee's East Side movie palace, Milwaukee Film … Read more...
Special MKE Film screening stars strikeouts, spy craft and Bud Selig

Special MKE Film screening stars strikeouts, spy craft and Bud Selig

By Matt Mueller - June 10, 2019
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Action! MKE Film Festival ticket packages and passes go on sale Friday

Action! MKE Film Festival ticket packages and passes go on sale Friday

By Matt Mueller - May 29, 2019
Festival season may just be starting, but if you're anything like me, your eyes … Read more...