Arts Briefs

Maddie Forshee

ArtPrize OnScreen

Waterfront Film Festival is presenting ArtPrize OnScreen, a weekend of 22 Michigan-related films airing throughout the first weekend of ArtPrize on Sept. 25-27. The event will welcome several celebrity guests, including actor and musician Booboo Stewart, actress Perrey Reeves and writer, director and producer Rodrigo Garcia. ArtPrize OnScreen will include seven narrative features, five documentaries and 10 short films, and audiences will be able to vote on the best film in each of the categories. The film showings will take place in Waterfront’s hospitality tent, located on Sheldon Ave. Tickets are now available at

Waterfront Afterglow

Waterfront will also host Afterglow parties at 10 p.m. after the film screenings are done for on Friday and Saturday of the festival. The event is expected to welcome celebrity guests, local and visiting filmmakers, festival sponsors and VIP pass holders. For more information about how to get a VIP pass, visit

Feminist Film Festival

The second annual Grand Rapids Feminist Film Festival will take place at the Wealthy Theatre on Sept. 13 from noon until 8 p.m. The free event is open to people of all ages. There will be film screenings in the main theater, workshops and panels throughout the day in the Koning Theatre, and local vendors in the lobby. The films shown will range from documentaries to music videos to animations from all over the world. The workshops will include discussions about intersectionality, gender in the media and body image. The local vendors that will be present at the festival include GVSU’s Women’s Center, The LGBT Network of West Michigan and Vault of Midnight Comic Books. Tickets can be found at

Brunch, Brews and a Movie

Grand Rapids Brewing Company will be presenting “A Clockwork Orange” at Brunch, Brews and a Movie at UICA this Sunday, Sept. 13. At 11 a.m., guests are invited to visit GRBC for a mid-morning meal and discussion by John Serba about the film. Afterward, the group will head over to UICA to screen the film. Tickets can be purchased at