ArtPrize OnScreen Winner ‘Exported From Michigan’ Playing at Celebration Cinema
The winner of 2015's ArtPrize OnScreen Public Vote Documentary Award, Exported From Michigan, is playing at Celebration Cinema Woodland through Thursday, December 3.
Film took on a new role at ArtPrize this year with its first annual film competition ArtPrize OnScreen: Presented by Waterfront Film Festival.
Awards were given in three categories from the public vote. The Narrative and Documentary winners each received a cash prize of $2,000. The Short Film winner received an award of $1,000.
A juried award for best overall film was also given out.
Exported From Michigan won for best documentary.
The film shares Michigan’s recent economic struggles and rebound. The film also offers a vision on what it will take to keep moving forward.
Exported From Michigan looks at ways to balance economic and environmental demands. That balance includes opportunities to become a manufacturing leader in new markets and ways to evolve agriculture to become more efficient and environmentally sound.
Education, cooperation and innovation are among the common themes seen a necessary to continue Michigan’s positive momentum.
The film is playing at Celebration Cinema Woodland through Thursday, December 3.