Milwaukee Film Festival Archives

Black Lens MKE hosts kick-off party

October 10, 2019

On Friday, October 4, 2019, Black Lens MKE hosted the world renowned kick-off party for the 2019 Black Lens Film Fest, part of the MKE Film Festival, at The Cooperage, 822 S. Water St. In 2014, Black Lens was created with a singular focus: to spotlight the incredible work of African American filmmakers by bringing… [Read More]

Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin health network partners with Milwaukee Film to tackle health issues in diverse communities

September 12, 2019

Acclaimed films, engaging community forums and nationally-renowned guest speakers will lead the inaugural Minority Health Film Festival, presented by Milwaukee Film and the Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin health network, Sept. 12-15. The first of its kind in the country, this four-day event features eight unique health-related film selections, a free interactive community-focused… [Read More]

Pledged support for Black Lens received from The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences and HBO

September 6, 2018

Netflix star DeWanda Wise and New York Times assistant editor Aisha Harris headline Black Lens events; eight feature films and two short programs will highlight 20 African-American filmmakers at this year’s festival Milwaukee Film announces generous support for the organization’s cultural pillar, Black Lens, by both The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences and… [Read More]