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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Milwaukee Film honors artist Mary Nohl with film and music event

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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

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By Bobby Tanzilo - June 27, 2019
As part of its renovation of Milwaukee's East Side movie palace, Milwaukee Film … Read more...
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By Matt Mueller - June 10, 2019
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