Her Socialist Smile

Union Cinema 2200 E.Kenwood Blvd, Milwaukee, WI

THIS SCREENING IS FREE FOR EVERYONE! An experimental documentary essay on the political imagination of iconic humanitarian, author, and advocate for the blind Helen Keller. World-famous by the age of 8 for having learned how to read and communicate through... Read More

The Source Family

Union Cinema 2200 E.Kenwood Blvd, Milwaukee, WI

THIS SCREENING IS FREE FOR EVERYONE! The Source Family was a radical experiment in '70s utopian living. Their outlandish style, popular health food restaurant, rock band, and beautiful women made them the darlings of Hollywood’s Sunset Strip; but their outsider... Read More

From The Archives: “World’s Without Wind” [Presented on 16mm Film!]

Union Cinema 2200 E Kenwood Blvd, Milwaukee, WI

THIS SCREENING IS FREE FOR EVERYONE! A program of 16mm works from the Archive that describes the intangible, atmospheric qualities of everyday life. Curated by Jordy Brazo, an MFA Candidate in the UWM Department of Film, Video, Animation, and New Genres. Film prints courtesy of the Department’s Cinema... Read More

The Mouth of the Wolf

Union Cinema 2200 E.Kenwood Blvd, Milwaukee, WI

THIS SCREENING IS FREE FOR EVERYONE! A haunting documentary that follows the 20-year relationship between a Sicilian heavy named Vincenzo and a trans convict named Mary after their meet-cute in prison. When she gets out, Mary pledges to wait for... Read More

Spooky Student Showcase

Virtual Union Cinema

THIS SCREENING IS FREE FOR EVERYONE! Brace yourselves for another Halloween-themed showcase of student films and videos from the Department of Film Video Animation and New Genres. This screening promises to dazzle you with the spookiest, scariest, grossest, and most... Read More

Youth v. Gov

Union Cinema 2200 E Kenwood Blvd, Milwaukee, WI

THIS SCREENING IS FREE FOR EVERYONE! YOUTH v GOV is the story of America’s youth taking on the world’s most powerful government. Since 2015, twenty-one plaintiffs, now ages 13 to 24, have been suing the U.S. government for violating their... Read More

The Field

Union Cinema 2200 E.Kenwood Blvd, Milwaukee, WI

THIS SCREENING IS FREE FOR EVERYONE! Filmmaker in Attendance! To save their marriage, Ben and Lydia risk it all and buy a farmstead in small-town Manitowoc, Wisconsin. Lydia is determined to transform the rotting house into a dream home and... Read More

Desert Hearts

Virtual Union Cinema

THIS SCREENING IS FREE FOR EVERYONE! Donna Deitch’s swooning and sensual first film, Desert Hearts, was groundbreaking upon its 1986 release: a love story about two women, produced and directed by a woman. In the 1959-set film, an adaptation of... Read More

Cooked

Union Cinema 2200 E.Kenwood Blvd, Milwaukee, WI

THIS SCREENING IS FREE FOR EVERYONE! Chicago suffered the worst heat disaster in U.S history in 1995, when 739 residents—mostly elderly and black—died over the course of one week. As COOKED links the deadly heat wave's devastation back to the... Read More

MUFF Opening Night– Cecelia Condit Retrospective

Union Cinema 2200 E.Kenwood Blvd, Milwaukee, WI

THIS SCREENING IS FREE FOR EVERYONE! Milwaukee Underground Film Festival 20th Anniversary Opening Night! Join us for an evening of work by former UWM faculty member, TikTok star and practicing moving image artist Cecelia Condit! Artist (virtually) in attendance! https://www.ceceliacondit.com/... Read More