Movies in Michigan

Movies in Michigan

“Kill the Irishman” premieres at the Uptown Film Festival on March 11.

Rachel Anctil, Features Editor

March 11 and 12,  Birmingham will host the second annual Uptown Film Festival featuring independent films that were taped in Michigan.

The event seeks to celebrate and support the Michigan film industry.

“We are extremely excited to bring the Uptown Film Festival to life this year,” said UFF Co-Executive Director Jeffrey Spilman.  “The films and talent highlighted during this event have played key roles in the substantial growth and success of the Michigan film industry during the past several years.  This festival recognizes the hard work and dedication of the state’s film industry professionals, and the productions they’ve created in Michigan.”

The tickets available for this event range from general admission tickets for $10 per showing to VIP tickets at $150. The showings will take place at the Birmingham 8 and Palladium 12 theaters over the span of two days.

The Michigan Film Awards will take place on Saturday, March 12 following the festival.