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Milwaukee Film Supports Hurricane Relief Efforts in Puerto Rico and Mexico

Proceeds will be divided between the Hurricane Maria Community Recovery Fund and Diego Luna's and Gabriel García Bernal’s Mexico relief effort in conjunction with Ambulante and Omaze.

By - Oct 1st, 2017 01:41 pm
Oriental Theatre - Screen 1. Photo by Pamela Strohl courtesy of Milwaukee Film.

Oriental Theatre – Screen 1. Photo by Pamela Strohl courtesy of Milwaukee Film.

Relief efforts are underway in Puerto Rico and Mexico, but there are vast resources still needed and much work to be done. In an effort to support the people of the region, Milwaukee Film, in conjunction with its Cine Sin Fronteras film program, will donate the proceeds from screenings of El Sueño del Mara’akame, Extra Terrestres, and You’re Killing Me Susana (Me Está Matando Susana) to relief efforts.

Proceeds will be divided between the Hurricane Maria Community Recovery Fund and Diego Luna’s and Gabriel García Bernal’s Mexico relief effort in conjunction with Ambulante and Omaze. Additionally, donations will be accepted at all future screenings of Cine Sin Fronteras films, as well as on our website at http://mkefilm.org/donate (use “RELIEF” in the special instructions field). Milwaukee Film believes in the power of cinema to bring people together, and when we’re together, we can achieve anything. Help us support those struck hardest by these unimaginable catastrophes and see great cinema from those regions while doing it.

FILMS

Extra Terrestres
(Puerto Rico, Venezuela / 2016 / Directors: Carla Cavina)

Saturday, Oct. 7 | 6 PM | Times Cinema

Sunday, Oct. 8 | 1 PM | Avalon Theatre

Wednesday, Oct. 11 | 1:15 PM | Times Cinema

El Sueño de Mara’akame
(Mexico / 2016 / Directors: Federico Cecchetti, Tsikuri Temai)

Sunday, Oct. 1 | 9:45 PM | Downer Theatre

Thursday, Oct. 5 | 12:30 PM | Oriental Theatre

You’re Killing Me Susana (Me Está Matando Susana)

(Mexico, Canada / 2016 / Director: Roberto Sneider)

Tuesday, Oct. 3 | 3 PM | Oriental Theatre

Tuesday, Oct. 10 | 1 PM | Times Cinema

Thursday, Oct. 12 | 7 PM | Fox-Bay Cinema Grill

EN ESPAÑOL

Los esfuerzos de socorro continuan para ayudar a l@s afectad@s en Puerto Rico y México, pero todavía hay muchos recursos que aún se necesitan y mucho trabajo por hacer. En un esfuerzo por apoyar a los seres humanos de la región, Milwaukee Film, junto con su programa cinematográfico Cine Sin Fronteras, donará los ingresos de las proyecciones de El Sueño del Mara’akame, Extra Terrestres y Me Estás Matando Susana a los esfuerzos de socorro.

Las ganancias se dividirán entre el El Fondo Comunitario para Ayuda y Recuperación del Huracán María y el esfuerzo de ayuda de https://donate.omaze.com/mexico.  Las donaciones serán aceptadas en todas las proyecciones futuras de películas de Cine Sin Fronteras, y también en nuestra pagina web http://mkefilm.org/donate (use “RELIEF” en el campo de instrucciones especiales). Milwaukee Film cree en el poder del cine para unir a la gente, y cuando estamos junt@s, podemos lograr cualquier cosa. Ayúdenos a apoyar a l@s más afectad@s por estas catástrofes inimaginables y ver gran cine de estas regiones mientras lo hace.

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