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Movie Review: "Always Shine" at the UICA

by (UICA)

Submitted 01-17-2017 under NONPROFITS

"Always Shine" is a 2016 American psychological thriller written by Lawrence Michael Levine and directed by Sophia Takal. The film follows two burgeoning actresses, Beth (Caitlin Fitzgerald) and Anna (Mackenzie Davis) who leave the hustle...

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Movie Review: "The Brand New Testament" at UICA

by (UICA)

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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Review of "A Man Called Ove" at UICA

by (John Kissane)

Submitted 12-07-2016 under OPINION

Look, I get it: you're not interested in subtitled films. You go to the theater to watch movies, not read them; to be entertained, not work. And no, you're not suggesting that reading isn't entertaining, and anyway what does it matter?...

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Movie Review: "Peter and the Farm" at UICA

by (UICA)

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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Partners for a Racism-Free Community host "Loving" movie premiere, post movie discussion

by (balexander)

Submitted 11-22-2016 under PLACE-MATTERS

On Sunday, November 27, 2016, Partners for a Racism-Free Community in partnership with Celebration! Cinema will be hosting a screening and post movie discussion on the movie "Loving." The story of Richard and Mildred Loving is as poetic as...

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Impact of film: Interview with Nick Hartman, UICA Film Coordinator

by (UICA)

Submitted 11-15-2016 under NONPROFITS

Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts has partnered with the Children’s Healing Center (CHC) to provide monthly film-focused entertainment to Grand Rapids’ youngest art enthusiasts. Thanks to a new initiative developed by UICA’s...

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Classic film "E.T." unites musician, volunteer, concert-goer

by (karenpimpo)

Submitted 11-07-2016 under LOCAL LIFE

The Grand Rapids Symphony’s performance of John Williams’ score for "E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial" brought a sweet sense of nostalgia and close-knit community into Grand Rapids this weekend. Among those moved by the...

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Movie Review: "Gimme Danger" at UICA

by (UICA)

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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Grand Rapids Symphony's E.T.

by (GRSymphony)

Submitted 10-18-2016 under

See the iconic Steven Spielberg film E.T. on a huge HD screen along side your Grand Rapids Symphony live!

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"Geek culture meets high culture" in "DreamWorks Animation in Concert" with the Grand Rapids Symphony

by (GRSymphony)

Submitted 10-18-2016 under NONPROFITS

The tales told in films from DreamWorks Animation are some of the best in contemporary cinema. An unexpected friendship between a hapless, young Viking and a dragon; a surprising romance between an ogre and a princess; and the unexpected adventures...

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