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Kal Film Society Has 5 Films In Theaters; Will Open Virtual Lobby For 'Ma Rainey' Talk

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The Kalamazoo Film Society is sponsoring five films at Celebration Cinemas this month, which is a big change from the restrictions of the last year. President Dhera Strauss and member Madeline Cimini talked with Cara Lieurance about the different films - Nomadland, Judas and the Black Messiah, Minari, Land, and The World To Come -  and gave a reminder that the KFS is offering a $1000 grantfor regional filmmakers who apply by May 1. 

At 7 pm on Thursday, Feb 22, the KFS will host another Virtual Lobby Discussion. For a Zoom link, contact the KFS at kalfilmsociety (at) The discussion will be centered on Ma Rainey's Black Bottom, directed by Viola Davis. It is currently available on Netflix.

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Cara Lieurance is the local host of NPR's All Things Considered on 1021 WMUK and covers local arts & culture on Let's Hear It on 89.9 Classical WMUK weekday mornings at 10 - 11 am.
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