Filmmaker Spotlight: Miles Davis Murphy (Open Projector Night Audience Vote Winner)

by (Grand Rapids Fi...)

Submitted 02-09-2024 under NONPROFITS

We'd like to congratulate our last Open Projector Night winner, Miles Davis Murphy, and his film 'Bestial Ones'. Nicholas Hartman from the Grand Rapids Film Society sat down to have a conversation with Miles to learn more about him...

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Grand Valley presents screenings of inspiring athlete documentary "Team Dream" with cast in attendance

by (Justin Mills)

Submitted 01-17-2024 under NEWS

Grand Valley State University presented two screenings this month of "Team Dream" (2022), a short documentary produced by Queen Latifah and directed by Luchina Fisher. The film narrates the journey of two lifelong friends preparing for the...

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Wealthy Theatre Presents History Rich Holiday Classic 'It's a Wonderful Life' in 16mm Film this December

by (Justin Mills)

Submitted 12-06-2023 under LOCAL LIFE

Frank Capra’s beloved classic, It's a Wonderful Life (1946) is coming back to the big screen in Grand Rapids, just in time for the holidays. The original black-and-white cut of the classic will be screened in a rare 16mm film print presentation at...

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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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