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Local Director Series: Some are Born

Local Director Series: Some are Born
Sept 18, 2018, 8:00 pm

Still from Some are Born, from UICA's local director series

Local Director Series: Some are Born
Director: Bret Miller

09/18 | 8:00 PM

UICA Members: $4
Public: $8

Movie tickets can be purchased at the Guest Services desk beginning at 12 noon on the date of each screening.

UICA’s Local Director Series is a recurring event that showcases feature-length films by independent directors who live and work in Grand Rapids, MI. The Local Director Series is a premier forum for directors to share their work publicly and the event acts as a vital resource for the advancement of the West Michigan film community by increasing public awareness about independent filmmaking and the impressive film industry established right here in Grand Rapids.

About the Film

After struggling to fit in on his college campus, Brian befriends two mysterious filmmakers, a couple named Carol and Marty. He finds comfort in his newfound acceptance, but the sinister pair's true desires come to light when they ask Brian to sell drugs in order to fund their next project. Seduced in more ways than one by the couple, Brian becomes enthralled by their clandestine operation.

Directed By: Bret Miller
Genre: Thriller
Run Time: 103 min
MPAA Rating: NR
Origin: USA

Local Directors Series Filmmaker Bret Miller Headshot

About the Filmmaker

Bret Miller is a commercial and fiction filmmaker. He has directed two feature films: Some Are Born, and Chasing The Star. His short film, Red Skies, premiered at the Umbertidead Film Festival in Italy, and has screened in Paris, Los Angeles, and Transylvania. It won the award of Best Short Film at ArtPrize, the most attended art competition in the world.

Red Skies was acquired by Eli Roth's CryptTV, and released March 1st 2018.

Individuals with disabilities who require accommodations should contact Megan Bylsma, Associate Director, at (616) 454-7000 x11 or at least 72 hours in advance.

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Later Event: September 21
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