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 (KCAD)

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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Selection of 2017 Oscar nominees for short film screening at UICA

by (KCAD)

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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Movie Review: "The Brand New Testament" at UICA

by (KCAD)

Submitted 12-19-2016 under NONPROFITS

Jaco Van Dormael’s wildly humorous fantasy film, "The Brand New Testament," is witty, clever, and unique. In this dark but strangely uplifting comedy, we follow Ea, the ten-year-old daughter of God, who narrates the story of her...

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Movie Review: "Peter and the Farm" at UICA

by (KCAD)

Submitted 11-22-2016 under NONPROFITS

Throughout history, documentary filmmakers have given us the opportunity to get an inside look at some of the most compelling and interesting real-life characters. In 1976, we were introduced to the eccentric and odd relatives of Jackie Onassis in...

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Harry Potter in Concert with the Grand Rapids Symphony

by (GRSymphony)

Submitted 11-03-2016 under

Relive the magic of Harry, Ron and Hermione in the story that started it all. See the entire film, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone, on the big screen, in all its high-definition glory, while your Grand Rapids Symphony plays composer John...

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Movie Review: "Gimme Danger" at UICA

by (KCAD)

Submitted 11-01-2016 under NONPROFITS

From the first time I heard The Stooges’ self-titled album, to the first viewing of Jim Jarmusch’s dry film, "Coffee and Cigarettes," I knew that Iggy Pop and Jim Jarmusch would have an indelible impact on my life. Iggy Pop and...

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