Home of the Oriental Theatre and host to the Annual Milwaukee Film Festival, Milwaukee Film creates world-class cinematic experiences that convene diverse communities and catalyze positive change in Milwaukee and beyond.
Milwaukee Film is a national leader among cultural organizations and operates year-round using film to inspire community, artistry, education, and joy. We are a nonprofit arts organization dedicated to entertaining, educating, and engaging our community through cinematic experiences, with a vision to make Milwaukee a center for film culture.
The Oriental Theatre is a historic cinema palace committed to high-quality and accessible film and education programming. Since 2009, the annual Milwaukee Film Festival has brought together film fans and filmmakers to celebrate the power of cinema.
Our education programs and cultures and communities platform provide avenues toward making our community a more empathetic and equitable place for everyone to live. Join us!