Filmmaker Spotlight: Allison Riley (Open Projector Night Audience Vote Winner)

by (Grand Rapids Fi...)

Submitted 03-03-2023 under NONPROFITS

We'd like to congratulate our last Open Projector Night audience vote winner, Allison Riley and their film 'In the Blood.' Nicholas Hartman from Grand Rapids Film Society sat down to have a conversation with Riley to learn...

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Filmmaker Spotlight: Lindsey Normington (Open Projector Night Winner)

by (Grand Rapids Fi...)

Submitted 01-11-2023 under NONPROFITS

We'd like to congratulate our last Open Projector Night winner, Lindsey Normington and her film 'How to Without a Doubt Get Rich and Famous in L.A.' We were excited to have a conversation with Lindsey to learn more about her, process,...

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Wealthy Theatre and UICA Announce Return of Open Projector Night

by (wealthytheatre)

Submitted 09-20-2022 under LOCAL LIFE

In 2012, the Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts (UICA) introduced the first Open Projector Night - a seasonal event that provided both local and regional filmmakers with the chance to share their art with the community. Then, eight years later,...

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Community Updates: Friday, June 24

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 06-24-2022 under NEWS

The City Planning Commission Approves Multiple Commercial Developments in Grand Rapids The Grand Rapids City Planning Commission met on Thursday, June 23 to discuss applications for commercial developments within the city. The first item on the...

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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 (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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