This fascinating documentary is a highlight of this year’s MKE Film Festival

This fascinating documentary is a highlight of this year’s MKE Film Festival

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The Milwaukee Film Festival is underway! Click here for all info on the fest. It’s all virtual this year, so no difficult schedules, no waiting in line, no uncomfortable seats! It’s the comfiest festival so far.

Here is how to fest.

Here is all the films.

And here is a list of events. Every night at 8 p.m. Milwaukee Film will be holding a get together called The Nightcap where we will all get together on our computers and check in and chat with directors, actors and maybe some other surprises too.

And every day, me and Kpolly are highlighting a movie we are watching and one that we think you would like too.

Today’s pick: Landfall

A conversation between a filmmaker and an activist sets the stage for a deeper exploration into the challenges Puerto Rico has faced, from the landfall of Hurricane Maria to the efforts to oust Gov. Ricardo Rosselló. This captivating documentary weaves intersecting storylines that chronicle how the hurricane’s aftermath has affected the country’s residents in rural and urban spaces, as well as those who seek to capitalize off of the island’s tragedy.

Una conversación entre un cineasta y un activista prepara el escenario para una exploración más profunda de los desafíos que ha enfrentado en Puerto Rico, desde la llegada del huracán María hasta los esfuerzos por derrotar al gobernador Ricardo Rosselló. Este cautivador documental teje historias entrecruzadas que narran cómo las secuelas del huracán han afectado a los residentes del país en espacios rurales y urbanos, así como a aquellos que buscan sacar provecho de la tragedia de la isla.

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