The Film Society of Rochester Releases List of Films for Inaugural Film Festival in Downtown Rochester

The Film Society of Rochester will present its inaugural film festival on Saturday, Sept. 19 and Sunday, Sept. 20 in downtown Rochester. Eight movies will be shown during the two-day event at the Rochester Ballroom, Second Floor, 322 Main Street, Rochester, MI. The festival’s main film will be the documentary 20 Years of Madness written by former Rochester resident Jerry White Jr. In the film, friends and alumni of Rochester High School reunite after 20 years to film a new episode of an … [Read more...]

Roll the Film! Festival Coming to Rochester in September

Move over Traverse City. There’s a new festival in town and it’s in Downtown Rochester. According to The Oakland Press, the Film Society of Rochester is hosting the festival September 19-20 at the Rochester Ballroom. Eleven films will be shown, including the documentary 20 Years of Madness, a film about friends and Rochester alumni who reunite 20 years later to revive their 1990s public access show. The organizers are hoping to make this an annual event. For more information, including the … [Read more...]