November 1st & 2nd, 2013

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The Mosaic Film Experience is a two-day film festival celebrating thought-provoking views of the world around you, in Grand Rapids, Michigan. High school and college students are empowered to use film as a forum for conversations about diversity and different views of the world around us in a three-step process: learn, create, share.

Cash prizes will be awarded to the top three films from each category (three high school student films, three college student films).

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This Years Films

Brookly Castles: A documentary about a middle school in Brooklyn that started a chess team one day….which quickly became the best chess team in the country.

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Free Angela and All Political Prisoners: A documentary that chronicles the life of young college professor Angela Davis, and how her social activism implicates her in a botched kidnapping attempt that ends with a shootout, four dead, and her name on the FBI's 10 most wanted list.

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The Intouchables: An irreverent, uplifting comedy about friendship, trust and human possibility, based on a true story of friendship between a handicap millionaire (Francois Cluzet) and his street smart ex-con caretaker (Omar Sy). The Intouchables depicts an unlikely camaraderie rooted in honesty and humor between two individuals who, on the surface, would seem to have nothing in common.

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Pan's Labyrinth: In the fascist Spain of 1944, the bookish young stepdaughter of a sadistic army officer escapes into an eerie but captivating fantasy world.

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Destination Planet Negro: In 1939, leaders of the Black community in America come up with a secret solution to the problems of racism and discrimination -- leave the planet! They launch a rocket ship with three astronauts to claim the planet Mars. Will these brave explorers make it to "Planet Negro"? What lies on the other side of the wormhole they fall into on the way? Find out in this new comedy.

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The Sapphires: It's 1968, and four young, talented Australian Aboriginal girls learn about love, friendship and war when their all girl group The Sapphires entertain the US troops in Vietnam.

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Wonderwomen: The Untold Story of American Superheroines: Traces the fascinating evolution and legacy of Wonder Woman. From the birth of the comic book superheroine in the 1940s to the blockbusters of today, WONDER WOMEN! looks at how popular representations of powerful women often reflect society's anxieties about women's liberation.

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KumareKumaré is a feature documentary film about the time filmmaker Vikram Gandhi impersonated a fake guru and built a following of real people.

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Schedule & Tickets

Time Wealthy Theatre Koning Micro Cinema
8:45am Student Registration Student Registration
9:00am Kinetic Effectt
9:45am Wonder Women: The Untold Story of American Superheroines Brooklyn Castle
10:45am Camp Screening / Discussion
11:10 MFE Student shorts program
11:45am Juggle and Cut
12:15pm Lunch Break Lunch Break
12:45pm Student Registration Student Registration
1:00pm Kinetic Effect
1:15pm Juggle and Cut
1:30pm Brooklyn Castle
1:45pm Wonder Women: The Untold Story of American Superheroines
2:30pm Camp screening and discussion
2:50pm MFE Student Shorts program
3:30pm Break Break
4:00pm MFE Selections Best Of MFE Student Shorts
5:30pm MFE Best of Non-Student Selections
6:00pm Kumare
7:30pm Azizi Jasper - Spoken word Performance
8:00pm Free Angela and All Political Prisoners Speaker
10:00pm Pan's Labyrinth
Time Wealthy Theatre Koning Micro Cinema
10:00am MFE Best of Selections (Kid Friendly)
12:00pm Wonder Women: The Untold Story of American Superheroines Lunch Break
1:00pm MFE Non Student Selections (A)
2:00pm The Sapphires
3:00pm MFE Non Student Selections (B)
4:00pm Free Angela and All Political Prisoners
5:00pm MFE Best of Selection
6:00pm Best of MFE
7:00pm MFE Awards Presentation
8:00pm Intouchables Kumare
10:00pm Destination Planet Negro

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Celebrate the students who have submitted their work in a 2-day film festival, hosted by Wealthy Theatre, in downtown Grand Rapids. This event showcases some of the most compelling, enjoyable, and moving work produced by these students, as well as critically acclaimed films that communicate diverse perspectives.

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