Registration and Fees for Artworks Events
Most Artworks events (e.g., Exhibits, Foreign Film Series, Novel Tea Series) are free and open to the public. Classes and workshops, however, generally require advance registration and payment of fees. You can register at the Painted Turtle, 106 N Michigan Ave, Big Rapids, Mi 49307 during normal business hours; or by phone (231 796-2420) ; or online at Eventbrite.
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In a remote Icelandic farming valley, two brothers who haven't spoken in 40 years have to come together in order to save what's dearest to them - their sheep. R | 1h 33min | Drama | 2015 (Iceland)Find out more »
Nominated for a 2016 Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film. Arabia, 1916. A young Bedouin boy named Theeb ("Wolf") ventures on a treacherous journey across the desert, encountering mercenaries, revolutionaries and raiders as he tries to survive and live up to the name his father gave him. 1h 40min | Adventure, Drama, Thriller | 2015 (France/Jordan)Find out more »
Ove is the quintessential grumpy old man next door, with strict principles and a short fuse. Still grieving his late wife, Ove has largely given up on life until a boisterous young family moves in next door and forces him out of his shell in this heartwarming tale that reminds us that life is sweeter when it's shared. PG-13 | 1h 56min | Comedy, Drama | 2015 (Sweden)Find out more »
Lu and Feng are a devoted couple forced to separate when Lu is arrested and sent to a labor camp as a political prisoner during the Cultural Revolution. He finally returns home only to find that his beloved wife no longer recognizes him. PG-13 | 1h 49min | Drama, History, Romance | 2014 (China)Find out more »