03/10/2012 09:37 am ET

5 Things To Know About The 2012 Uptown Film Festival

The festival officially begins at 7 p.m. Thursday with the Michigan Filmmakers Reception at the Birmingham 8, and then wraps up at 9:30 p.m. Saturday with the third annual Michigan Film Awards.

All films will be showing at both the Palladium and Birmingham 8 throughout the duration of the festival. For a complete line-up of films, visit 2012 Uptown Film Festival: The Schedule.

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