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WMEAC Film Series to play "Trashed" at Celebration North

by (WMEAC)

Submitted 12-04-2013 under NONPROFITS

WMEAC kicks off its annual Film Series tonight, December 4, with a screening of Trashed. The award-winning documentary stars Academy Award-winning actor Jeremy Irons, who takes viewers to remote and often beautiful locations...

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Catalyst Radio: "The Wrecking Crew" music documentary at Wealthy Theatre Aug. 23

by (Catalyst Radio)

Submitted 08-23-2013 under NEWS

Don't have time to listen now? Download the mp3 and listen at your leisure.   INTERVIEW Tonight – Aug. 23 – is the rare local screening of the music documentary The Wrecking Crew. The Wrecking Crew documentary tells the story of...

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Open Projector Showcase displays diverse local films

by (empichot)

Submitted 07-24-2013 under NEWS

This July, the UICA with sponsorship from Kendall College hosted the annual Open Projector Showcase, the recap of films voted for during the Open Projector Night series.  The evening consisted of a variety of films ranging from documentary to...

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Bloom Collective to screen The Trials of Henry Kissinger

by (scott warren)

Submitted 05-06-2013 under LOCAL LIFE

Grand Rapids infoshop The Bloom Collective (8 Jefferson SE, Grand Rapids) will host a screening of the documentary "The Trials of Henry Kissinger."  The film is based on the book by Christopher Hitchens, and examines...

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"Room 237" and "The Shining" screening at UICA

by (annogus)

Submitted 04-30-2013 under OPINION

At 3:00 a.m., I bolted upright in a cold sweat. Jack Torrance’s frozen face swam before my eyes. The sight of my body pillow made me jump, and I poked at it cautiously to make sure it was more pillow than body. Oh, the logic of dreams. Two...

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"Wonder Women" at UICA traces evolution of American superheroines

by (annogus)

Submitted 03-07-2013 under OPINION

Wonder Women: The Untold Story of Female Superheroines is a documentary from filmmaker Kristy Guevara-Flanagan. From World War II to Women’s Liberation, from Reaganism to Riot Grrls, the film examines the pop-culture legacies of female heroes...

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Live concert, documentary of experience in West Bank to visit Wealthy Theatre Saturday

by (wealthytheatre)

Submitted 02-08-2013 under NONPROFITS

On Saturday night at Wealthy Theatre, WYCE artists "The Joshua Davis Band" will debut Davis' new CD based largely on Davis' experience in the Palestinian West Bank. The live concert will be preceded by a screening of the...

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UICA to show "The House I Live In"

by (laurelgreen)

Submitted 12-07-2012 under OPINION

“The House I Live In”, now showing at the Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts (UICA), is one of the most important movies I’ve ever seen. A documentary by Eugene Jarecki (“Why We Fight,” “Freakonomics”),...

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Women of God

by (DominicanCenter...)

Submitted 10-11-2012 under NONPROFITS

Women of God: Catholic Sisters in the United StatesPresenter: Mary Navarre, OPDate and Time: Saturday, October 27; 8:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.Cost: $35.00 - To register online CLICK HERE , or by phone at the DCM Front Desk at 616.454.1241 (Option 5...

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Documentary traces American epidemic: childhood hunger

by (Feeding America...)

Submitted 08-30-2012 under NONPROFITS

After a week that included a poverty simulation, a healthy food cook-off and a day of nonprofit open houses, Hunger Action Week 2012 ends in a college classroom. Rather than preparing for an exam, these students are preparing to make their mark on...

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