At FIRST+MAIN FILMS, we believe a story can change a city.
So we launched a film festival.

Better Cities Film Festival collects, curates and presents the world’s most inspiring stories about making cities, towns, and neighborhoods better for everyone.

Films screen at our flagship festival in Detroit, Michigan, and at the UN-Habitat Better Cities Film Festival at the World Urban Forum, the world’s premiere conference on cities.

You can host a “Best of the Fest” screening in your hometown.

Find out how at

How Can A Story Change Your City?

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