In late June, Milwaukee Film announced that The Oriental Theatre, 2230 N. Farwell Ave., will remain closed until at least autumn, due to the coronavirus outbreak, but that it will use the time to make the next leap forward in its ongoing work to renovate and restore the 1927 movie palace.
Now available on Milwaukee Film's Sofa Cinema, "Capital in the Twenty-First Century" may be imperfect, but it still pulls off the impossible: It's perhaps the first economics lecture you'll actually want to attend.
Milwaukee Film has been awarded a $25,000 Art Works grant from the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) to assist with the rollout of the organization's new Focus Finder accelerator program.
You can't come to the Oriental Theatre right now - or any theater of any kind, for that matter - but for the time being, the Oriental Theatre is coming to you.
The Oriental Theatre has been dark since March 14, but Milwaukee Film still found a way to bring movies to you. Rent or buy "Fantastic Fungi" today - and help this local icon continue to thrive.
It's Giving Tuesday, and Milwaukee Film was kind enough to give everyone in Milwaukee something to look forward to next year, as today they announced official dates for the 2020 Milwaukee Film Festival.
There are less than 48 hours remaining of 2019 Milwaukee Film Festival. But even though you may be running out of days to dine exclusively on Sno Caps, you're by no means running out of terrific movies to see.
Where else can you find the ghost of Rocky Rococo wandering around and helping people through their life crises? OK, probably at some closed and abandoned Rocky Rococo location somewhere - but also at the Milwaukee Film Festival.
As Milwaukee Film puts the finishing touches on the new lobby concession stand at the Oriental Theatre in advance of this year's Milwaukee Film Festival, we dug through the Marcus Theatres archive with Leslie Heinrichs to find some great examples of Wisconsin movie theater lobby concession stands from the second half of the 20th century.
Forget "Avengers: Endgame" or "The Lion King," it's time for the true cinematic blockbuster of the year: the Milwaukee Film Festival, celebrating its eleventh year on Brew City big screens beginning Oct. 17-31.
If the Milwaukee Film Festival is the crowning event of the cinematic year for Brew City, the Black Lens program is one of its most vibrant jewels. Here are the films and events coming to the festival for 2019.
It's been downpouring lately - and no, I'm not talking about the weather. It's been raining Milwaukee Film Festival announcements, as the annual fall extravaganza has dropped a deluge of selections - including 12 Art & Artists picks.
In case the Bucks, Brewers and Packers aren't enough thrilling sports action in Brew City, the Milwaukee Film Festival today announced its lineup of cinematic selections from the Sportsball! program.
After months of eager anticipation, Milwaukee Film today announced its first selections for this year's upcoming film festival - focusing in this first release on the retrospective films like "Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me," "The Birds" and more.
The Lowlands Beer Collaborative has announced a new seasonal beer series entitled "Now Playing," which will showcase an ongoing, rotating collaboration with Good City Brewing, plus a tie-in with Milwaukee Film.