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Black Lens Shorts: Facing Uncertainty

Each narrative in this shorts program centers on a character who faces great uncertainty in immediate moments, and must prepare themselves to face the outcome of their decisions. The films illustrate how fighting through doubt and anxiety can ultimately lead to clarity.
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Program Category:Black Lens
Shorter Is Better
Runtime:78
Event Type:Streaming
Thu, May 6 12:00 PM
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Black Lens Shorts: We Change the Narrative

This collection of shorts use performance and personal stories to convey efforts to alter dehumanizing narratives of Black people and develop strategies to affirm agency and humanity. While unconventional in their structure, these films prove to be nevertheless revelatory, engaging, and fascinating.
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Program Category:Black Lens
Shorter Is Better
Runtime:86
Event Type:Streaming
Thu, May 6 12:00 PM
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Cine Sin Fronteras Shorts

Gender identity, class, immigration and more. Both documentary and narrative films are showcased in this year’s Cine Sin Fronteras shorts program. Whether from the US or Ibero-America these films tackle issues as seen through the lens of the Latinx experience. They may be short in length but not in scope and will resonate with viewers long after they end.
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Program Category:Cine Sin Fronteras
Shorter Is Better
Runtime:90
Event Type:Streaming
Thu, May 6 12:00 PM
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GenreQueer Shorts

From queer clubs to first dates and trans kids writing their own story, these shorts run the gamut of fun, flirty, and fascinating. Offering a variety of the best queer shorts around, this program celebrates the diversity of LGBTQ perspectives.
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Program Category:GenreQueer
Shorter Is Better
Runtime:100
Event Type:Streaming
Thu, May 6 12:00 PM
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Kids Shorts: Size Large

This collection of shorts spotlights protagonists actively shaping their futures. From a mother and daughter coming to terms in a post-apocalyptic landscape, to a girl given an extra head to keep up her grades, to a stunning father-daughter collab, to a woman transformed by a promise to care for a bag of seeds, these shorts highlight the courage it takes to be yourself. AGES 10+
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Program Category:Rated K: For Kids
Shorter Is Better
Runtime:76
Event Type:Streaming
Thu, May 6 12:00 PM
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Kids Shorts: Size Medium

These live-action and animated shorts closely follow young people (and one fantastical being) who demonstrate bravery, curiosity, and joy in the face of inner struggles and outer adversities. In turns triumphant, exhilarating, and pensive, these stories reveal a depth and strength in children too often taken for granted. AGES 6+
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Program Category:Rated K: For Kids
Shorter Is Better
Runtime:69
Event Type:Streaming
Thu, May 6 12:00 PM
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Kids Shorts: Size Small

Foster a lifelong cinematic obsession for your youngest with our Size Small program. This vibrant collection of animated short films is filled with adventures. Whether in a forest populated by bluegrass-plucking faeries, in the front seat of the symphony, or in a mysterious village populated by a shapeshifting owl, enchanting travels await. AGES 3+
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Program Category:Rated K: For Kids
Shorter Is Better
Runtime:61
Event Type:Streaming
Thu, May 6 12:00 PM
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Shorts: Let's Get Animated

Always an audience favorite, the gorgeous animations in this program come from an array of styles made by filmmakers around the world. You'll find an existential crisis, a family secret, a future told in dreams, and so much more! Marvel at the worlds created within these diverse shorts!
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Program Category:Shorter Is Better
Runtime:69
Event Type:Streaming
Thu, May 6 12:00 PM
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Shorts: Stranger Than Fiction

These documentary shorts run the gamut: from an intense family drama to a what-if scenario discussed at length, a father and daughter connecting over his past, and a soccer game seen from a brand new perspective. Heartbreak to curiosity, you'll feel it all as you watch these true slices of life.
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Program Category:Shorter Is Better
Runtime:68
Event Type:Streaming
Thu, May 6 12:00 PM
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Shorts: Surprise, Surprise!

Unsurprisingly, you'll find nothing but great shorts in this program. Quality is the only thing you can count on as the twists and turns, including Will Ferrell as a therapist, come flying in fast and furious.
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Program Category:Shorter Is Better
Runtime:76
Event Type:Streaming
Thu, May 6 12:00 PM
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Shorts: The Best Damn F*#@ing Midnight Program Ever. Sh*t.

You must have a brave heart, strong stomach, and be this tall to view these shorts. These are the shorts that whisper your own name in your ear as you fall asleep. They'll stick in your head and rattle around. We warned you. Now go forth and have fun!
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Program Category:Shorter Is Better
Runtime:70
Event Type:Streaming
Thu, May 6 12:00 PM
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Teen Screen Shorts: After Dark

After dark, Teen Screen goes Teen Scream. These live action and animated short films serve midnight movie vibes through sci-fi, fantasy, and horror-leaning genres. Grab your favorite theatre candy and dive into these spooky, surreal, and bittersweet stories curated by our Teen Screen Selection Committee. AGES 13+
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Program Category:Teen Screen
Shorter Is Better
Runtime:88
Event Type:Streaming
Thu, May 6 12:00 PM
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Teen Screen Shorts: Self/Image

Reckoning with our identities is part of growing up. These gorgeous and affecting live action and animated shorts presented by our Teen Screen Selection Committee explore diverse stories of selfhood and transformation, family and acceptance, discovery and renewal. AGES 13+
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Program Category:Teen Screen
Shorter Is Better
Runtime:73
Event Type:Streaming
Thu, May 6 12:00 PM
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The Milwaukee Show I

What would the Milwaukee Film Festival be without The Milwaukee Show? One of our hottest tickets each year, we can't stop and neither do our local creatives. So we've packed two programs full of the best short fiction and documentary films, experimental works and music videos made by your fellow Milwaukeeans.
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Program Category:Cream City Cinema
Shorter Is Better
Runtime:62
Event Type:Streaming
Thu, May 6 12:00 PM
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The Milwaukee Show II

The second of our two local shorts programs, The Milwaukee Show II packs no less of a punch than the first. Might as well make it a double feature! Settle into your couch and revel in the best work from our own homegrown talent.
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Program Category:Cream City Cinema
Shorter Is Better
Runtime:63
Event Type:Streaming
Thu, May 6 12:00 PM
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The Milwaukee Youth Show

This year's Milwaukee Youth Show provides a portal into the surreal space bridging the "before times" and now. Enlisting family members, delivery boxes, protest footage, and kitchen items (the semiotics of quarantine), these resilient and imaginative auteurs-in-the-making have captured a changed world in all its sadness, rage, and absurdity through a wide array of approaches.
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Program Category:Cream City Cinema
Shorter Is Better
Runtime:68
Event Type:Streaming
Thu, May 6 12:00 PM
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Three Ways of Looking at Milwaukee

These three shorts look at Milwaukee from different angles and, taken together, present a prismatic perspective on our city. From the fascinating world of auctioneering to the voices of Black youth telling their stories to a symphonic portrait of the buildings and shadows of downtown Milwaukee - all three films are honest and authentic love letters to this city and its people.
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Program Category:Cream City Cinema
Shorter Is Better
Runtime:74
Event Type:Streaming
Thu, May 6 12:00 PM
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