Nonprofit announces winners of student film competition during week-long celebration of creativity and storytelling

by (Mosaic Film Exp...)

Submitted 11-20-2018 under PLACE-MATTERS

The Mosaic Film Experience (MFE) announced the winners of its 2018 Mosaic Mobile contest during a week of events celebrating creativity and storytelling. Mosaic Mobile is a short-film competition for West Michigan high school and college...

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Delta Program encourages teen boys to tell their stories, learn from community leaders

by (Elizabeth Roger...)

Submitted 02-27-2018 under PLACE-MATTERS

On Friday, February 9, 2018, teen boys from the Delta Project gathered at the Grand Rapids Community Media Center's Wealthy Annex and worked with their teachers, community members and a film production crew to produce a series of interviews,...

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Chiaroscuro International Film Series connects world cultures through award-winning films

by (Chiaroscuro Int...)

Submitted 01-09-2018 under PLACE-MATTERS

The Chiaroscuro International Film Series opens its 12th season this Sunday, January 14 at the UICA theatre in downtown Grand Rapids. Each season includes five celebrated films from around the world. The theme for this year’s award-winning...

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Open Projector Night Spotlight from UICA: Jose Jimenez, People's Choice Award winner

by (UICA)

Submitted 12-12-2017 under NONPROFITS

Give us a short bio. I am a Latino filmmaker born and raised in Los Angeles. I attended California State University, Northridge where I earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Cinema and Television Arts. I’ve produced, wrote, filmed, and edited a...

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Grand Rapids Public Museum hosts special Halloween organ concerts

by (Grand Rapids Pu...)

Submitted 10-03-2017 under NONPROFITS

Join the Grand Rapids Public Museum (GRPM) for special Halloween Mighty Wurlitzer Organ Concerts with Andrew Rogers, accompanied by the 1925 horror silent film classic The Phantom of the Opera on Friday, October 13 and Saturday, October 14, 2017....

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Grand Rapids Public Schools’ Parent University to host screenings of American Divided

by (Natalie Hart)

Submitted 08-08-2017 under NONPROFITS

On Wednesday, June 28, over 600 people gathered at Celebration Cinema South to watch two screenings of America Divided, a film series that explores some of America’s thorniest issues—criminal justice, housing equity, education,...

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Movie Review: "The Happiest Day in the Life of Olli Maki" at UICA

by (UICA)

Submitted 06-27-2017 under OPINION

Want to see boxing fans’ jaws hit the mat? Show them Juho Kuosmanen’s The Happiest Day in the Life of Olli Maki, a sports biopic that charts the days leading up to the titular real-life boxer’s infamous 1962 World Featherweight...

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Movie review: "I Am Not Your Negro"

by (John Kissane)

Submitted 04-04-2017 under OPINION

Was there ever a more elegant, even feline, writer than James Baldwin? It does him a great disservice to say he should be read because to do so is good for the reader; he isn’t kale. His legacy owes as much to his stylish prose as to his...

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Premiere of WMCAT student-produced documentary will highlight local social justice and equity

by (wmcat)

Submitted 02-24-2017 under NONPROFITS

Maybe you’ve cranked the volume up while listening to the latest post-breakup song, or you’ve listened to a song in remembrance of your childhood years or deceased loved ones; No matter what emotion you may be experiencing, music has the...

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Selection of 2017 Oscar nominees for short film screening at UICA

by (UICA)

Submitted 02-07-2017 under NONPROFITS

Beginning February 10 at UICA, see the 2017 Oscar nominees for short film in the live-action, documentary and animation categories. A selection of films in each category will be screening in the UICA Movie Theater. See a diverse collection of films...

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