TV Premiere: MILWAUKEE 53206

February 6, 2018KeithNewsNo Comments

On April 3rd, 2018 at 8pm EST / 7pm CST MILWAUKEE 53206 will have it’s television premiere on World Channel (check your local listings) as part of the acclaimed documentary series America Reframed.  Free streaming will begin on April 4, 2018 on and all station-branded PBS platforms.  

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Guest on the Produced By Podcast

January 26, 2018KeithNewsNo Comments

Kevyn Fairchild of the Producer’s Guild of America hosts the podcast Produced By with guest documentary filmmakers Keith McQuirter and Nick Stuart joining by phone to discuss their film MILWAUKEE 53206 and documentary as a tool for social justice.

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New York City Times Square Interactive Panel Discussion about Mass Incarceration featuring MILWAUKEE 53206

November 15, 2017KeithNewsNo Comments

Through portal technology linking New York City’s Time Square to the 53206 ZIP code in Milwaukee, I hosted an interactive  discussion around mass incarceration using the themes from the documentary MILWAUKEE 53206.  My guests Dennis Walton and Lewis Lee of Made Men Worldwide both brought engaging perspectives on the issues and their work in the community. […]

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MILWAUKEE 53206 Wins 2017 Media for a Just Society Award

November 13, 2017KeithNewsNo Comments

I’m thrilled to announce that MILWAUKEE 53206 won the National Council on Crime and Delinquency’s 2017 Media for a Just Society Award in the film category.  We are additionally honored to have tied with Netflix’s phenomenal documentary 13TH, directed by Ava DuVernay who I truly admire and whose work I love.  MILWAUKEE 53206 and 13TH together will receive the […]

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Photos of MILWAUKEE 53206 now part of Permanent Museum Exhibition on Mass Incarceration

May 2, 2017KeithNewsNo Comments

Photographs taken during the making of MILWAUKEE 53206 are now part of a permanent exhibition called Prisons Today: Questions in the Age of Mass Incarceration at Eastern State Penitentiary Museum in Philadelphia, PA.  The new exhibition is the first in the United States to address issues of mass incarceration.  Eastern State Penitentiary, once an infamous prison […]

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Screening of MILWAUKEE 53206 in Minneapolis at Urban Affairs Conference & Solomon’s Porch

April 22, 2017KeithNewsNo Comments

This weekend we had two back-to-back screenings of MILWAUKEE 53206 in Minneapolis.  The first was at Urban Affairs international annual conference which is an interdisciplinary space for engaging in intellectual and practical discussions about urban life.  Urban scholars, researchers, and public service professionals present their theoretical, empirical, and action-oriented research with an aim to foster understanding […]

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