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Chiaroscuro International Film Series

Connecting world cultures, promoting greater understanding of diverse peoples, and celebrating the universal human spirit through exceptional international cinema.

Everyone is welcome for Sunday afternoons of film, food, and cultural exchange. The series offers an engaging way to experience the world without leaving town.

Season 2018: Borders

Programs begin at 2:00PM - Free and Open to the Public

In partnership with the Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts (UICA) in their state of the art theatre in downtown Grand Rapids, 2 West Fulton.

Up Next: March 11, 2018

Hunt for the Wilderpeople

Hunt for the Wilderpeople (New Zealand) is a 2016 adventure comedy-drama film written and directed by Taika Waititi, whose screenplay was based on the book Wild Pork and Watercress by Barry Crump. Sam Neill and Julian Dennison play "Uncle" Hector and Ricky Baker who become the targets of a manhunt after fleeing into the New Zealand bush. The film has received widespread critical acclaim. The film was certified "fresh" by Rotten Tomatoes, after it scored a rating of 97%, based on 169 reviews, with an average rating of 7.9/10. 

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WHAT WE DO

The Chiaroscuro International Film Series is a non-profit cultural and educational organization that fosters a deeper understanding of world cultures through the medium of film. Chiaroscuro enriches the West Michigan cultural landscape by presenting films in a setting that encourages discussion and enjoyment through a shared social experience.


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Chiaroscuro thanks our sponsors and community partners:

 
Calvin College 
 
 
Compass College of Cinematic Arts
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Steelcase
 
Swift Printing
 
UICA