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Many men in military uniforms standing in military trenches with serious and worried expressions.

DFT @ Home | Blizzard of Souls

  • Jan 15 – Jan 28, 2021

This first film in a weekly series of four countries’ official submissions to the 2021 Best International Feature category of the 2021 Academy Awards® comes from Latvia. 

Two patrons wearing masks in Rivera Court, viewing Diego Rivera's Detroit Industry Murals

Grandparents of Tri-County Michigan – Call for Stories

  • Apply through January 31, 2021

In celebration of Grandparents Day 2021, the Detroit Institute of Arts invites tri-county residents to share 5-minute self-recorded stories on the experience of grandparenting.  

A dark, black and white image of indiscriminate space age architecture

DFT @ Home | Ikarie XB-1

  • Jan 1 - Jan 28, 2021

This pioneering Czechoslovak adaptation melds Cold War ideology and utopian futurism into a tour de force of space-age modernism.

A child in a red jacket squinting up at the sky while standing in a field with tows of transmission towers in the background.

DFT @ Home | The Reason I Jump

  • Jan 8 - Feb 4, 2021

This film takes viewers on a sonic dive into the lives of five nonverbal autistic young people from around the world.

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Teen Arts Council Film Fest 2021 - Call for Filmmakers!

  • Through February 19, 2021

The Teen Arts Council Film Festival is a virtual event hosted by the DIA Teen Arts Council as an opportunity for young people ages 13 - 20 to share short films.

Two women read a note being shown to them by a man in a uniform.

DFT @ Home | Mandabi (The Money Order)

  • Jan 22 – Feb 11, 2021

Deeply funny and profoundly indignant, Mandabi is a richly ironic depiction of a society scarred by colonialism and plagued by bureaucracy, corruption and poverty.

Two people sitting in the backseat of a car, leaning against each other while looking away.

DFT @ Home | My Little Sister

  • Jan 22 – Feb 11, 2021

Lisa, once a brilliant playwright, lives with her family in Switzerland, but her heart remains in Berlin, with that of her twin brother Sven, a famous stage actor.

A feminine presenting person with short, spiky hair and wearing a collared, yellow shirt, holds a white bowl with chopsticks. They are staring into their reflection in a large window.

DFT @ Home | World of Wong Kar Wai

  • Dec 18, 2020 - Jan 28, 2021

Wong Kar Wai has established himself as one of the defining auteurs of contemporary cinema.

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Detroit Style: Car Design in the Motor City, 1950–2020

  • Sun, Nov 15, 2020 - Sun, Jun 27, 2021
  • Detroit Institute of Arts

A selection of paintings and sculptures will highlight the conversation between the American art world and the car culture from the 1950s to the present day.  

A young child leaning against the side of a brick wall, in front of a foggy landscape with a single tree.

DFT @ Home | Identifying Features

  • Jan 22 – Feb 18, 2021

Director Fernanda Valadez has crafted a lyrical, suspenseful tale of both terror and beauty, leading to a startling conclusion.

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