For the past eight years, the Grand Rapids Film Festival has taken a community oriented approach to celebrating film and its makers.

According to their website, The Grand Rapids Film Festival aims to increase regional access to and overall production of quality films that provide meaningful, constructive and encouraging entertainment while harnessing the transformative power of film.

President and CEO, Jen Shaneberger, Producer Micah Brandt and Filmmaker, Richard Turke joined My West Michigan with a preview of the festival.

You can learn more about the Grand Rapids Film Festival on their website.

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