Birmingham's Palladium 12 will host a charity premiere of 'Oz: The Great and Powerful' Friday night to honor the film's Michigan actors and extras.
Coalition For Dwarf Advocacy
Friday, March 8, 2013
Friday, February 15, 2013
Birmingham's Palladium 12 will host a charity premiere of 'Oz: The Great and Powerful' to raise money for dwarf advocacy and honor the extras from this Michigan-made film.
A movie isn't just about its stars or the big-money production value. It's about people — oftentimes the ones working in the background, hidden by make-up or off stage. And that's why when two local actors and one social media guru set out to host a premiere of the Michigan-made Disney film Oz: The Great and Powerful, they wanted to make sure it was all about the extras, the cameramen and everyone who helped make this otherwordly yet very local film possible. But even more than that, the "yellow-brick-carpet" premiere of Oz — set for 6 p.m. March 8 at the Palladium 12 in Birmingham — will also serve as a fundrasier for the Coalition of Dwarf Advocacy (CoDA), a non-profit headed up by a Michigan native and one of the film's more familiar …