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Catalyst Radio: Chiaroscuro International Film Series begins Sunday

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Submitted 01-09-2015 under NEWS

Don't have time to listen now? Download the mp3 and listen at your leisure.   INTERVIEW In this episode of Catalyst Radio we learn about an upcoming international film series beginning this Sunday, called Chiaroscuro. This year’s...

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Green Fire: Film and discussion about land ethics and conservation

by (keri.amlotte)

Submitted 10-08-2014 under

Blandford Nature Center, Friends of Grand Rapids Parks, Land Conservancy of West Michigan, Michigan Conservation Districts, and West Michigan Environmental Action Council will be hosting a showing of the film “Green Fire, Aldo Leopold and a...

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Catalyst Radio: ArtPrize's Critical Discourse to feature Susan Sollins of Art21

by (Catalyst Radio)

Submitted 09-26-2014 under NEWS

Don't have time to listen now? Download the mp3 and listen at your leisure.   INTERVIEW In this episode of Catalyst Radio we highlight an event within ArtPrize called Critical Discourse – amplified conversations around art, and why it...

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Local zinesters organize first feminist film fest at Wealthy Theatre

by (erictank)

Submitted 09-16-2014 under NEWS

On Sunday, September 21 from 4-10 p.m. Wealthy Theatre will host Grand Rapids' first ever feminist film festival, organized by The Bandit Zine. A reception will take place from 4-6 p.m. in the Wealthy Theatre lobby. Live music perfermed by Jes...

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Grand Rapids Film Festival judge looks for films with unique stories

by (dansteenwyk)

Submitted 04-04-2014 under LOCAL LIFE

This story is part of a series focusing on the Grand Rapids film scene and the Grand Rapids Film Festival. To read the rest of the series, click here. Daniel Dobson has a rich and diverse portfolio: he has done two combat tours in Iraq with the U.S...

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Fashion forward: Grand Rapids Film Festival to showcase student work

by (Meg Jewell)

Submitted 03-31-2014 under LOCAL LIFE

The Grand Rapids Film Festival (GRFF) is excited to host the first ever Fashion for Film Showcase on Thursday April 10, 7–9 pm at downtown Grand Rapids venue, the Pyramid Scheme. Bernadine Vida, world renowned costume and fashion designer, has...

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Film festival submissions coordinator encourages community, diversity

by (dansteenwyk)

Submitted 03-20-2014 under LOCAL LIFE

This story is the second installment of a series on the Grand Rapids film scene and Grand Rapids Film Festival. To read the first installment, a profile of Storytelling Pictures production coordinator Frankie Bailey, click here. “Film is such...

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Pitbulls: "Beyond the Myth" Film Fundraiser

by (Keiffer and Friends)

Submitted 03-20-2014 under NONPROFITS

Keiffer and Friends Pit Bull Rescue founded in 2013 is hosting a viewing of the film Beyond the Myth on Saturday March 29th at 7:00PM at Wealthy Street Theatre in Grand Rapids. Beyond the Myth focuses on the negative stigma that American Bull...

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Struggling young talent discovers herself in Adult World

by (Ryan J Gimarc)

Submitted 03-19-2014 under OPINION

Adult World is an interesting, sometimes digressing, film depicting the struggles of a young woman looking for her artistic voice. Amy Anderson, a college student from Syracuse, is full of hope, curiosity, and very average poetry. Despite her...

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Local film production coordinator relishes role in company "family"

by (dansteenwyk)

Submitted 03-17-2014 under LOCAL LIFE

[This story is the first in a series focusing on the Grand Rapids film scene and the upcoming Grand Rapids Film Festival]. When Frankie Bailey attended a friend’s bridal shower in August 2012, she wasn’t expecting to get a job. “...

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