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Oriental Theatre [edit]
2230 North Farwell Avenue
Milwaukee, WI 53202
(414) 276-8711
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The Oriental is one of Milwaukee's last remaining movie palaces, certainly the most beautiful and ornate one that has shown movies for 75 years solid.


3 Screens. Built in 1927. Operated by Landmark since 1976.



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Recent articles about Oriental Theatre

Behind Milwaukee Film's big move to the Oriental Theatre

Behind Milwaukee Film's big move to the Oriental Theatre

By Matt Mueller - June 20, 2017
We chatted with Milwaukee Film executive and artistic director Jonathan Jackson … Read more...
Milwaukee Film will operate the Oriental Theatre starting in July 2018

Milwaukee Film will operate the Oriental Theatre starting in July 2018

By Matt Mueller - June 18, 2017
This morning, Milwaukee Film announced that the organization acquired a 31-year … Read more...
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Milwaukee Bucket List: Seeing "The Rocky Horror Picture Show" at midnight

By OnMilwaukee Staff Writers - Jan. 28, 2017
If you only had six months left in Milwaukee, what would you do? Here's Lily's … Read more...

"Our Journey Home" documentary addresses the myths of public housing

By Matt Mueller - Sept. 12, 2016
Home: a small word that has an infinite number of definitions. But for many, … Read more...
Internationally recognized street artist MTO adds art to Oriental's wall

Internationally recognized street artist MTO adds art to Oriental's wall

By Jason McDowell - July 14, 2016
European graffiti and street artist MTO is known for portraits of American music … Read more...