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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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 - Mon.
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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...
Oriental Theatre acquires rare vintage organ

Oriental Theatre acquires rare vintage organ

By Bobby Tanzilo - May 09, 2019
Milwaukee Film - which holds a 31-year lease on the East Side movie palace - has … Read more...
MKE-born writer on his Ted Bundy Netflix film and how it's actually a love story

MKE-born writer on his Ted Bundy Netflix film and how it's actually a love story

By Matt Mueller - May 04, 2019
The Oriental Theatre will show Netflix's new Ted Bundy drama, "Extremely Wicked … Read more...
The Milwaukee Muslim Film Festival makes move to the Oriental Theatre

The Milwaukee Muslim Film Festival makes move to the Oriental Theatre

By Matt Mueller - April 19, 2019
On the same weekend the world's largest movie will come to the big screen, the … Read more...