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October 2017

The Age Of Consequences

October 18 @ 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 MILWAUKEE PREMIERE Climate change is viewed by many as through a telescope, visible but far away. But is it? The Age of Consequences takes a no hold barred approach…

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I Am Not Your Negro

October 19 @ 5:00 pm - 6:40 pm
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One event on October 19, 2017 at 7:00pm

Union Cinema, 2200 E.Kenwood Blvd
Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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THIS SCREENING IS FREE FOR EVERYONE In 1979, James Baldwin wrote a letter to his literary agent describing his next project, Remember This House. The book was to be a revolutionary, personal account of the lives and successive assassinations of…

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I Am Not Your Negro

October 19 @ 7:00 pm - 8:40 pm
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One event on October 19, 2017 at 7:00pm

Union Cinema, 2200 E.Kenwood Blvd
Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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THIS SCREENING IS FREE FOR EVERYONE In 1979, James Baldwin wrote a letter to his literary agent describing his next project, Remember This House. The book was to be a revolutionary, personal account of the lives and successive assassinations of…

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Possession [Horror Week]

October 20 @ 9:00 pm - 11:10 pm
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One event on October 21, 2017 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 AND UNION CINEMA MEMBERS After Anna reveals to her husband, Mark, that she is having an affair she leaves him and their son. Jealous, Mark hires a private investigator to follow Anna, only…

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Possession [Horror Week]

October 21 @ 7:00 pm - 9:10 pm
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One event on October 21, 2017 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 AND UNION CINEMA MEMBERS After Anna reveals to her husband, Mark, that she is having an affair she leaves him and their son. Jealous, Mark hires a private investigator to follow Anna, only…

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The Pink Egg [Horror Week]

October 24 @ 7:00 pm - 8:20 pm
Union Cinema, 2200 E.Kenwood Blvd
Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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THIS SCREENING IS FREE FOR EVERYONE ARTISTS IN ATTENDANCE Luis Buñuel’s observation – “You can find all of Shakespeare and de Sade in the lives of insects” – was the inspiration for this experimental horror movie, in which human actors…

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Night Of The Living Dead [Horror Week]

October 25 @ 7:00 pm - 8:45 pm
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One event on October 28, 2017 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 AND UNION CINEMA MEMBERS NEW 4K DIGITAL RESTORATION The first feature from late horror film legend George A. Romero, and the film to which all future zombie movies would compare, Night of the…

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Kill Baby, Kill [Horror Week]

October 27 @ 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 NEW 2K DIGITAL RESTORATION A classic horrorama that has disguised itself under many titles over the course of its 50-year lifespan. Today, known as Kill Baby, Kill, watch this…

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Don’t Look Now [Horror Week]

October 27 @ 9:00 pm - 11:00 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 When John and Laura move to Venice for work, they hope the time away can help them cope with the recent loss of their child. Soon however, they encounter…

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Hocus Pocus [35mm] [Horror Week]

October 28 @ 5:00 pm - 6:45 pm
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One event on October 29, 2017 at 3:00pm

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 PRESENTED ON 35MM FILM Three cursed witches return from the grave 300 years later to cast their revenge on the town which executed them so many years ago, only…

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Night Of The Living Dead [Horror Week]

October 28 @ 7:00 pm - 8:45 pm
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One event on October 28, 2017 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 AND UNION CINEMA MEMBERS NEW 4K DIGITAL RESTORATION The first feature from late horror film legend George A. Romero, and the film to which all future zombie movies would compare, Night of the…

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Hocus Pocus [35mm] [Horror Week]

October 29 @ 3:00 pm - 4:45 pm
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One event on October 29, 2017 at 3:00pm

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 PRESENTED ON 35MM FILM Three cursed witches return from the grave 300 years later to cast their revenge on the town which executed them so many years ago, only…

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Spooky, Scary, Gross, Otherworldly: A Halloween With FVANG [Horror Week]

October 31 @ 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 Celebrate this hallowed haunted eve with the spirits that haunt our Mitchell Hall and the ectoplasmic ooze they create. Join us for this special screening of spooky, scary, gross and otherworldly work by grads…

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November 2017

Most Beautiful Island

November 1 @ 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 MILWAUKEE PREMIERE Shot on Super 16 with an intimate, voyeuristic sensibility, the film chronicles one harrowing day in the life of Luciana, a young immigrant woman…

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32nd Annual Milwaukee LGBT Film/Video Festival

November 2 - November 12
Union Cinema, 2200 E.Kenwood Blvd
Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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THIS FESTIVAL IS FREE FOR UWM STUDENTS After Opening Night at the Oriental Theatre, the Festival returns to the UWM Union Cinema for a parade of narrative features, documentaries, experimental media, visiting artists, and shorts -- a parade more than…

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Thor: Ragnarok – Opening Night Premiere Trip

November 2 @ 5:15 pm - 10:00 pm

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 Thor: Ragnarok!…

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Wherever You Go, There We Are: Videos by Jesse McLean [FREE SCREENING]

November 14 @ 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 Recent videos from Jesse McLean, a 2016 Nohl Fellow & UWM Film Department Faculty. Writes McLean, “A primary focus of all my work is the power -- and the failure -- of the mediated…

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Beyond Standing Rock

November 15 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Union Cinema, 2200 E.Kenwood Blvd
Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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FREE FOR UWM STUDENTS AND UNION CINEMA MEMBERS Beyond Standing Rock takes us on a journey across three modern stories about the fight for energy, environment, and tribal sovereignty in America. It investigates the controversy behind the Dakota Access pipeline…

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Malcolm X [FREE SCREENING]

November 16 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Union Cinema, 2200 E.Kenwood Blvd
Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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THIS SCREENING IS FREE FOR EVERYONE Spike Lee’s epic portrayal of the life and legacy of civil rights leader Malcom X returns to the big screen for a 25-year anniversary screening at the Union Cinema. “Anchored by a powerful performance…

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Martha & Niki

November 17 @ 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 Milwaukee Premiere! In 2010 Martha Nabwire and Niki Tsappos took part in the biggest international Street Dance Competition, Juste Debout in Paris. It was the first time ever two women became World Champions in…

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Polina (Polina, Danser Sa Vie)

November 17 @ 9:00 pm - 11:00 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 Milwaukee Premiere! Rigorously trained from an early age by a perfectionist instructor, Polina is a promising classical ballet dancer. She is just about to join the…

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Martha & Niki

November 18 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Union Cinema, 2200 E.Kenwood Blvd
Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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THIS SCREENING IS FREE FOR EVERYONE! Milwaukee Premiere! In 2010 Martha Nabwire and Niki Tsappos took part in the biggest international Street Dance Competition, Juste Debout in Paris. It was the first time ever two women became World Champions in…

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Polina (Polina, Danser Sa Vie)

November 18 @ 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 Milwaukee Premiere! Rigorously trained from an early age by a perfectionist instructor, Polina is a promising classical ballet dancer. She is just about to join the…

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From the Archives: Portraits [FREE SCREENING]

November 28 @ 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 Tonight’s program explores approaches to portraying people and places in nonfiction filmmaking. Curated by Ada McMahon, a MFA Candidate in the UWM Department of Film, Video, Animation, and New Genres. 16mm prints courtesy of…

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Ex Libris: New York Public Library

November 29 @ 6:00 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! In this, the 42nd documentary by Frederick Wiseman, the legendary filmmaker brings his incisive vision behind the scenes of one of the world's greatest…

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Rebels On Pointe

November 30 @ 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 MILWAUKEE PREMIERE Rebels on Pointe is the first-ever, cinéma vérité documentary film celebrating Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo -- the all male, drag ballet company…

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December 2017

In Between

December 1 @ 7:00 pm - 8:45 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 Milwaukee Premiere In Between tells the story of three Palestinian women attempting to balance faith and tradition with their modern lives while living in the heart of…

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Ugetsu (Ugetsu Monogatari)

December 1 @ 9:00 pm - 11:00 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 New 4k Restoration! As beautiful as it is haunting, Ugetsu is a gorgeous Japanese supernatural fable that tells a tale of ambition, family, love, and war…

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In Between

December 2 @ 5:00 pm - 6:45 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 Milwaukee Premiere In Between tells the story of three Palestinian women attempting to balance faith and tradition with their modern lives while living in the heart of…

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Ugetsu (Ugetsu Monogatari)

December 2 @ 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 New 4k Restoration! As beautiful as it is haunting, Ugetsu is a gorgeous Japanese supernatural fable that tells a tale of ambition, family, love, and war…

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Little Women

December 8 @ 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 A timeless classic if ever there was one, Louisa May Alcott's Little Women tells the story of four sisters living in New England immediately following the…

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Little Women

December 9 @ 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 A timeless classic if ever there was one, Louisa May Alcott's Little Women tells the story of four sisters living in New England immediately following the…

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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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