Festival 2017 

The 2017 Grand Rapids Film Festival is held April 6-8 in Downtown Grand Rapids, MI. 


Filmmaker PechaKucha, April 6

Thursday, April 6 7:00pm  9:30pm @Noto's Old World Catering 

GRFF teams up with PechaKuchaGR to highlight 20X20 presentations from area filmmakers. Their talks highlight the transformative impact film had on their lives.  

PechaKucha 20x20 is a simple presentation format where a speakers shows 20 images, each for 20 seconds. The images advance automatically and you talk along to the images. Learn more about PechaKucha here


F&M, April 7

Fashion & Music for Film Showcase (F&M)  returns on Friday, April 7. This event features designer Sonja Millie from Belgrade, Serbia. For F&M, Millie guides six students from Kendall College of Art and Design through the process of creating innovative fashion geared toward the music video industry. 

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Screenings @ Wealthy Theatre, April 8

Over 100 submissions of Quality Entertainment and Transformative films were received for our selection committee to review. They have their work cut out for them in programming only 10 hours of screening blocks at the Wealthy Theatre for April 8.