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.



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Recent articles about Oriental Theatre

Give thanks for the awesome lineup of movies at the Oriental Theatre this week

Give thanks for the awesome lineup of movies at the Oriental Theatre this week

By Matt Mueller - Nov. 16, 2018
The multiplexes have plenty of options, but your best bet for a cinematic escape … Read more...
Local filmmakers' quest for

Local filmmakers' quest for "Shangri-L.A." returns home for premiere

By Matt Mueller - Nov. 16, 2018
Shangri-La is a mythical utopia, but for one night at the Oriental theatre, it … Read more...
The MKE Film Festival is over, but the Take A Seat campaign is very much not

The MKE Film Festival is over, but the Take A Seat campaign is very much not

By Matt Mueller - Nov. 07, 2018
The 2018 Milwaukee Film Festival is officially over. But while the end credits … Read more...
MKE-based director Drew Britton brings

MKE-based director Drew Britton brings "Back at the Staircase" back to Wisconsin

By Matt Mueller - Nov. 01, 2018
The Milwaukee Film Festival will close with a homecoming of sorts - both on … Read more...
WATCH: Three to see - Matt's picks for Day 8 of the 2018 Milwaukee Film Festival

WATCH: Three to see - Matt's picks for Day 8 of the 2018 Milwaukee Film Festival

By Matt Mueller - Oct. 25, 2018
One film has the best resume of the entire festival (three Oscar winners, … Read more...