The Alchemist Cookbook

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Written & Directed by Grand Rapids native JOEL POTRYKUS and starring TY HICKSON, AMARI CHEATOM & FIJI. Young outcast Sean has isolated himself in a trailer in the woods, setting out on alchemic pursuits, with his cat Kaspar as his sole companion. Filled with disdain for authority, he’s fled the daily grind and holed up in the wilderness, escaping a society that has no place for him. But when he turns from chemistry to black magic to crack nature’s secret, things go awry and he awakens something far more sinister and dangerous. This film was produced and shot in Michigan. Having its premiere at Austin’s SXSW Film Festival in 2016. This screening will be its Grand Rapids Premiere. Screening Sept 23, 10:00pm

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