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December 2017

73rd Student Film And Video Festival

December 15 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Union Cinema, 2200 E.Kenwood Blvd
Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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THIS FESTIVAL IS FREE FOR EVERYONE The Student Film and Video Festival is a bi-annual festival featuring a juried showcase of the best short films and videos from the pioneering UWM Department of Film, Video, Animation, and New Genres. Join…

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Senior Screenings

December 16 @ 7:00 pm
Union Cinema, 2200 E.Kenwood Blvd
Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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THIS EVENT IS FREE FOR EVERYONE What better way to end our 2017 program than to celebrate a night of screenings featuring films from the MFA graduates of the UWM Department of Film, Video, Animation, and New Genres! Come help…

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January 2018

Sister Act [35mm Film]

January 26, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Union Cinema, 2200 E.Kenwood Blvd
Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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  THIS SCREENING IS FREE FOR UWM STUDENTS AND UNION CINEMA MEMBERS $5 General Admission Presented on 35mm Film! Starring Whoopi Goldberg as a sophisticated lounge singer disguised as a nun after being put on a mobster’s hit list, Sister Act is…

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Ingrid Goes West

January 26, 2018 @ 9:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Union Cinema, 2200 E.Kenwood Blvd
Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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THIS SCREENING IS FREE FOR UWM STUDENTS AND UNION CINEMA MEMBERS $5 General Admission After a young Ingrid Thorburn (Aubrey Plaza) undergoes a series of unfortunate circumstances, she follows her Instagram idol, an L.A. based socialite, to the West Coast…

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Sister Act [35mm Film]

January 27, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Union Cinema, 2200 E.Kenwood Blvd
Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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  THIS SCREENING IS FREE FOR UWM STUDENTS AND UNION CINEMA MEMBERS $5 General Admission Presented on 35mm Film! Starring Whoopi Goldberg as a sophisticated lounge singer disguised as a nun after being put on a mobster’s hit list, Sister Act is…

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Ingrid Goes West

January 27, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Union Cinema, 2200 E.Kenwood Blvd
Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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THIS SCREENING IS FREE FOR UWM STUDENTS AND UNION CINEMA MEMBERS $5 General Admission After a young Ingrid Thorburn (Aubrey Plaza) undergoes a series of unfortunate circumstances, she follows her Instagram idol, an L.A. based socialite, to the West Coast…

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Frame By Frame: Animation from the UWM Department of Film, Video, Animation, and New Genres

January 30, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Union Cinema, 2200 E.Kenwood Blvd
Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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THIS SCREENING IS FREE FOR EVERYONE! Working from paper, tablet, or clay, UWM students offer a variety of different animated shorts for your viewing entertainment.  Come check out these beautiful creations from the Department of Film, Video, Animation, and New Genres.…

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An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth To Power

January 31, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Union Cinema, 2200 E.Kenwood Blvd
Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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Presented as a part of the Share the Earth Environmental Film Series THIS SCREENING IS FREE FOR EVERYONE! A decade after An Inconvenient Truth brought the climate crisis into the heart of popular culture comes the riveting and rousing follow-up that shows…

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February 2018

Girls Trip

February 1, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Union Cinema, 2200 E.Kenwood Blvd
Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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Presented as a part of the African American Film Series THIS SCREENING IS FREE FOR EVERYONE! Best friends Ryan, Sasha, Lisa and Dina are in for the adventure of a lifetime when they travel to New Orleans for the annual…

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Have a Nice Day (Hao ji le)

February 2, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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Union Cinema, 2200 E.Kenwood Blvd
Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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THIS SCREENING IS FREE FOR UWM STUDENTS & UNION CINEMA MEMBERS! $5 General Admission Milwaukee Premiere! An incredibly unique film, Have a Nice Day is a Chinese animated dark comedy with neo-noir undertones. The film revolves around one man’s robbery of one…

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Thelma

February 2, 2018 @ 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Union Cinema, 2200 E.Kenwood Blvd
Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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THIS SCREENING IS FREE FOR UWM STUDENTS & UNION CINEMA MEMBERS $5 General Admission Milwaukee Premiere! Thelma is just as much a supernatural horror-thriller, as it is a coming of age drama. Thelma, a young college student, represses her romantic feelings…

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Have a Nice Day (Hao ji le)

February 3, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
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Union Cinema, 2200 E.Kenwood Blvd
Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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THIS SCREENING IS FREE FOR UWM STUDENTS & UNION CINEMA MEMBERS! $5 General Admission Milwaukee Premiere! An incredibly unique film, Have a Nice Day is a Chinese animated dark comedy with neo-noir undertones. The film revolves around one man’s robbery of one…

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Thelma

February 3, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Union Cinema, 2200 E.Kenwood Blvd
Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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THIS SCREENING IS FREE FOR UWM STUDENTS & UNION CINEMA MEMBERS $5 General Admission Milwaukee Premiere! Thelma is just as much a supernatural horror-thriller, as it is a coming of age drama. Thelma, a young college student, represses her romantic feelings…

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Canyon Cinema 50 Film Tour: Decodings

February 6, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Union Cinema, 2200 E.Kenwood Blvd
Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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THIS SCREENING IS FREE FOR EVERYONE! A program of 16mm shorts (including newly restored prints) from Canyon Cinema and curated by UWM alum, David Dinnell.  “Cauleen Smith, JoAnn Elam, Tom Palazzolo and Naomi Uman demystify relationships of politics and power…

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Bombshell: The Hedy Lamarr Story

February 7, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Union Cinema, 2200 E.Kenwood Blvd
Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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THIS SCREENING IS FREE FOR UWM STUDENTS & UNION CINEMA MEMBERS! $5 General Admission Milwaukee Premiere! Actress Hedy Lamarr fled from an abusive marriage in Austria to the top of Hollywood’s leading lady list in the 1940’s. However, beyond all…

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Marshall

February 8, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Union Cinema, 2200 E.Kenwood Blvd
Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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Presented by the African American Film Series THIS SCREENING IS FREE FOR EVERYONE! This film, starring Black Panther's Chadwick Boseman, follows the life of Thurgood Marshall, the first African-American Supreme Court Justice, as he battles through one of his career-defining cases. Traveling…

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On the Beach at Night Alone (Bamui haebyun-eoseo honja)

February 9, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Union Cinema, 2200 E.Kenwood Blvd
Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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THIS SCREENING IS FREE FOR UWM STUDENTS & UNION CINEMA MEMBERS! $5 General Admission Milwaukee Premiere! The film stars Kim Min-hee as Young-hee, a washed up actress who wanders the streets of a seaside town in Hamburg, after a publicized…

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Splash [35mm Film]

February 9, 2018 @ 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Union Cinema, 2200 E.Kenwood Blvd
Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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THIS SCREENING IS FREE FOR UWM STUDENTS & UNION CINEMA MEMBERS! $5 General Admission Presented on 35mm Film! Ron Howard’s 1984 fantastical rom-com has proven itself timeless, as the story of man falling in love with mermaid will never grow…

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On the Beach at Night Alone (Bamui haebyun-eoseo honja)

February 10, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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One event on February 10, 2018 at 5:00pm

Union Cinema, 2200 E.Kenwood Blvd
Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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THIS SCREENING IS FREE FOR UWM STUDENTS & UNION CINEMA MEMBERS! $5 General Admission Milwaukee Premiere! The film stars Kim Min-hee as Young-hee, a washed up actress who wanders the streets of a seaside town in Hamburg, after a publicized…

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Splash [35mm Film]

February 10, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on February 10, 2018 at 7:00pm

Union Cinema, 2200 E.Kenwood Blvd
Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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THIS SCREENING IS FREE FOR UWM STUDENTS & UNION CINEMA MEMBERS! $5 General Admission Presented on 35mm Film! Ron Howard’s 1984 fantastical rom-com has proven itself timeless, as the story of man falling in love with mermaid will never grow…

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The Secret Life of Puppets: Karen Yasinsky and Her Material Conjurings

February 13, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Union Cinema, 2200 E.Kenwood Blvd
Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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THIS SCREENING IS FREE FOR EVERYONE! Artist in Attendance! Experimental Tuesdays welcomes artist Karen Yasinsky who will be presenting a program of her singular films, animations and appropriations, that are as haunting as they are inviting, unmooring in the same…

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Notorious [35mm Film]

February 14, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Union Cinema, 2200 E.Kenwood Blvd
Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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THIS SCREENING IS FREE FOR UWM STUDENTS & UNION CINEMA MEMBERS! $5 General Admission Presented on 35mm Film! Alfred Hitchcock’s spy film-noir, Notorious, has been referred to as the film that marked his filmic growth in maturity. With two scenes that…

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Black Panther – Opening Night Premiere Trip

February 15, 2018 @ 5:15 pm - 10:00 pm
Northwest Quadrant 6425, Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States + Google Map

FOR UWM STUDENTS AND 100% FREE! Calling all UWM students! It’s time for our bi-annual retreat to Marcus North Shore Cinema for another opening night premiere, this time we are heading to back to the Marvel Universe with Black Panther!…

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Our Heavenly Bodies (Wunder der Schöpfung)

February 15, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Union Cinema, 2200 E.Kenwood Blvd
Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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THIS SCREENING IS FREE FOR EVERYONE! Live musical accompaniment by Coupler! In 1925, German director Hanns Walter Kornblum set out to create a film that would summarize all available astronomical knowledge and a dreamy investigation of what wonders might await…

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21st Annual Festival of Films in French

February 16, 2018 - February 25, 2018
Union Cinema, 2200 E.Kenwood Blvd
Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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THIS FESTIVAL IS FREE FOR EVERYONE! The annual Festival of Films in French returns to the Union Cinema for its 21st year running! Join us for over a week of French cinema that ranges from gorgeous classics to brand new movies. Information…

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Ice and Sky (La glace et le ciel)

February 21, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Union Cinema, 2200 E.Kenwood Blvd
Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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Presented as a part of the 21st Annual Festival of Films in French & the Share the Earth Environmental Film Series... THIS SCREENING IS FREE FOR EVERYONE! From Luc Jacquet, the director of March of the Penguins, comes the story of…

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From the Archives: Imagined Spaces: The Fantastic Forms of Animation

February 27, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Union Cinema, 2200 E.Kenwood Blvd
Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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THIS SCREENING IS FREE FOR EVERYONE! Presented on 16mm Film! Colors, lines, symbols and characters unfurl through uncharted worlds. From shapes that dance like visual poetry to collages of mystical metamorphosing images, this selection groups fantastic frame-by-frame animations of diverse…

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Whose Streets?

February 28, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Union Cinema, 2200 E.Kenwood Blvd
Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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Presented as a part of the 13th Annual African American Film Series... THIS SCREENING IS FREE FOR EVERYONE! This documentary, the first by director Sabaah Folayan, is an account of the Ferguson uprising as told by the people who lived…

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