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Grants, staff cuts soften blow of projected 60% revenue decline for Milwaukee Film

Nov 20, 2020 - Milwaukee Business Journal
Negative Financial Results

Milwaukee Film Inc., the nonprofit that operates the Oriental Theatre and runs the Milwaukee Film Festival, estimated that it will be down about 60% in earned revenue for its 2020 budget.

The nonprofit has received several state grants to account for some of the losses, but has had to implement other cost-saving measures.

The organization received both a $43,859.65 Covid-19 Movie Theater Grant and $137,712.39 Covid-19 Cultural Organization Grant. Both of these were administered by th...