Milwaukee Film Festival goes virtual for 2020

Posted at 10:10 AM, Aug 12, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-12 11:11:46-04

This year's Milwaukee Film festivals will be taking place virtually and in two parts, the nonprofit announced on Wednesday.

The event will be held in two 15-day festivals.

The Minority Health Film Festival (MHFF) will take place Sept. 10 through Sept. 24. The Milwaukee Film Festival will take place Oct. 15 through Oct. 29.

“This is a way for us to give our community some much-needed opportunities to connect and celebrate,” said Jonathan Jackson, CEO of Milwaukee Film. “Usually our fall events wrap up an incredibly packed season of festivals in our city, but this year, most of Milwaukee’s beloved fests have been canceled."

The festival will be presented through CineSend, which is available on platforms like Amazon Fire, Android TV, Apple TV and Roku.

The Minority Health Film Festival will feature more than 25 feature films with themes of family, community, and institutional health. Individual tickets go on sale Sept. 10 and will be $0.99 for Milwaukee Film members or $2.99 for the general public.

The Milwaukee Film Festival "will offer a slimmer set of film selections than in 2019," but will have options for everyone.

Individual tickets for the Milwaukee Film Festival go on sale Oct. 15 and will be $5 for Milwaukee Film members or $8 for the general public.

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