Milwaukee Film
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2016 Milwaukee Film Festival Box Office Opens on Thursday

Today is last day to buy discounted festival passes and ticket 6-Packs. New Age Narcissism headlines Opening Night Party

By - Sep 6th, 2016 06:31 am
2014 Milwaukee Film Festival Opening Night.

2014 Milwaukee Film Festival Opening Night.

MILWAUKEE – Tuesday, September 6, 2016 – The 8th Annual Milwaukee Film Festival, presented by Associated Bank, announces the opening of its Festival Box Office this Thursday. Beginning on September 8, the general public may purchase tickets to individual films online, in person at the Landmark Oriental Theatre Box Office, and by phone. Milwaukee Film Members can access the box office one day earlier, on September 7.

Last year’s Milwaukee Film Festival experienced a record 77 sold-out screenings. Anticipating even larger crowds, Milwaukee Film highly encourages festivalgoers to purchase tickets well in advance and for ticketholders to arrive 30 minutes prior to showtime to guarantee seating. Beginning 15 minutes before each film, empty seats will be sold to patrons in the rush ticket line. Rush tickets are sold on a first-come, first-served basis.

Today is the last day to save up to 15% on discounted Festival Passes and ticket 6-Packs for the 2016 Milwaukee Film Festival. For a complete list of prices, visit

Tickets for the Opening Night Party will also be available for purchase on Thursday, though admission is complimentary for passholders and patrons with a ticket to the Opening Night Film, Life, Animated. The party will feature food, music, drinks, and dancing. Musical act New Age Narcissism (The Milwaukee Music Video Show, MFF2016) will perform at 9:30 PM.

For more information about 2016 Milwaukee Film Festival events, visit

Box Office Locations, Hours, and Dates

ONLINE (September 7 for Milwaukee Film Members, September 8 for the general public through October 6)
Note: A $0.25 cent per ticket surcharge applies to all online orders.

Landmark Oriental Theatre (September 7 for Milwaukee Film Members, September 8 for general public through October 6)
2230 N. Farwell Avenue

Pre-Festival Box Office Hours
Monday – Friday I 4 PM – 8 PM
Saturday – Sunday I Noon – 8 PM

Festival Box Office Hours
Each festival box office opens one hour before its venue’s first show of the day and closes 20 minutes after the last screening starts.

Avalon Theater (September 23 through October 6)
2473 S. Kinnickinnic Avenue

Landmark Downer Theatre (September 23 through October 6)
2589 N. Downer Avenue

Fox-Bay Cinema Grill (September 23 through October 6)
334 E. Silver Spring Drive

Times Cinema (September 23 through October 6)
5906 W. Vliet Street

BY PHONE (September 7 for Milwaukee Film Members, September 8 for the general public through October 6)
414-755-1965, Noon – 6 PM, 7 days a week
Note: A $3.00 per order surcharge applies to all phone sales.

Opening Night Party

Thursday, September 22, 2016 from 9 PM – 11:30 PM at UWM Peck School of the Arts Kenilworth Building (1925 E. Kenilworth Place)

FREE to Opening Night Film ticketholders (ticket stub must be presented at the door)
FREE to 2016 Milwaukee Film Festival passholders
$13 for Milwaukee Film Members / $15 for the general public

A limited number of tickets will be sold at the door. No student or senior discounts available.

Opening Night Party brought to you by:
UWM Peck School of the Arts I Stamm Technologies I Heiser Lincoln I Neroli Salon & Spa I BelAir Cantina I Lowlands Group I Badger Liquor I Good City Brewing I WMSE 91.7FM I 88Nine Radio Milwaukee I Dori Zori I SAVOR Milwaukee

About Milwaukee Film
Milwaukee Film is a non-profit arts organization dedicated to entertaining, educating, and engaging our community through cinematic experiences. In addition to our annual 15-day Milwaukee Film Festival, Milwaukee Film provides a number of year-round opportunities for film lovers, filmmakers, and educators. For more information, visit us online: | | Twitter: @mkefilm | Instagram: @mkefilm

About the Milwaukee Film Board of Directors
Milwaukee Film’s independent board is made up of the following members: Chris Abele (Past President); John P. Bania; Donna Baumgartner; Karen Ellenbecker; Jeff Fitzsimmons; Alexander P. Fraser; Cecelia Gore; Bill Haberman (Past President); Carmen Haberman; Susan Haise; Katie Heil; Patti Keating Kahn; Michael G. Klein; Michael J. Koss Jr.; Tracey L. Klein (President); Kenneth C. Krei; Mary Ann LaBahn; Alexander Lasry; Steve Laughlin (Past President); Emilia Layden; Marianne Lubar; Sara Meaney; Steve Mech; Barry Poltermann; Bob Pothier; John Ridley; Joseph A. Rock; Lacey Sadoff; Dave Stamm; Julia Taylor; John Utz. Emeritus members: Tom Barrett, Jacqueline Strayer.


NOTE: This press release was submitted to Urban Milwaukee and was not written by an Urban Milwaukee writer. It has not been verified for its accuracy or completeness.

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