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Five women in the same classic Motown outfit, with only one facing front with a microphone

Mosaic Youth Theatre: Now That I Can Dance – Motown 1962

  • 8:00 p.m. Fri, Aug 9 | 8:00 p.m. Sat, Aug 10 | 4:00 p.m. Sun, Aug 11 | 8:00 p.m. Fri, Aug 16 | 8:00 p.m. Sat, Aug 17 | 4:00 p.m. Sun, Aug 18 , 2019
  • Detroit Film Theatre

Mosaic Youth Theatre of Detroit, in cooperation with the Motown Museum, returns to the DIA with Now That I Can Dance – Motown 1962 in celebration of Motown’s 60th anniversary.

To Have and Have Not poster

Thursdays at the Museum: To Have and Have Not (film)

  • Thu, Aug 22 , 2019
  • 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Lecture Hall

Every Thursday at 1 p.m. the Detroit Institute of Arts offers programs for adults 55+.

Still from Fate of Lee Kahn

The Fate of Lee Khan (restored)

  • 2:00 & 4:30 p.m. | Sun, Aug 25, 2019
  • Detroit Film Theatre

In 1973, trailblazing Chinese filmmaker King Hu (A Touch of Zen) brought together an all-star female cast, including Hong Kong cinema stalwart Li Li-hua and Angela "Lady Whirlwind" Mao.

Women having a picnic in a garden

The Third Wife

  • 7:00 p.m. Fri, Aug 30 | 4:30 & 7:00 p.m. Sat, Aug 31 | 4:30 p.m. Sun, Sep 1, 2019
  • Detroit Film Theatre

In 19th century rural Vietnam, 14-year-old May is given away in an arranged marriage as payment for her father’s debt, becoming the third wife of a wealthy landowner.

A still from Mirai

DFT Animation Club: Mirai

  • 2:00 p.m. | Sat, Aug 31 & Sun, Sep 1, 2019
  • Detroit Film Theatre

When four-year-old Kun meets his new baby sister, his world is turned upside down.

Portrait of Mike Wallace in front of tv screens

Mike Wallace is Here

  • 7:00 p.m. Fri, Sep 6 | 2:00, 4:00 & 7:00 p.m. Sat, Sep 7 | 2:00 & 4:30 p.m. Sun, Sep 8 , 2019
  • Detroit Film Theatre

In a career that lasted more than half a century, Mike Wallace evolved from commercial pitchman to investigative journalist.

Two maids in a packed laundry room

The Chambermaid

  • 7:00 p.m. Fri, Sep 13 | 4:00 & 7:00 p.m. Sat, Sep 14 | 4:00 p.m. Sun, Sep 15, 2019
  • Detroit Film Theatre

Director Lila Avilés turns the monotonous workday of Eve, a chambermaid at a high-end Mexico City hotel, into a marvelously observed film of rich, indelible detail.

A man arguing with nuns, one of whom is holding a baby

Christ Stopped at Eboli

  • 7:00 p.m. Sat, Sep 21 | 1:00 p.m. Sun, Sep 22 , 2019
  • Detroit Film Theatre

In 1935, painter, writer and physician Carlo Levi leaves the train at Eboli (even Christ would go no further), and then enters a world he never knew existed.

The Band Wagon poster

Thursdays at the Museum: The Band Wagon (film)

  • Thu, Sep 26 , 2019
  • 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
  • Detroit Film Theatre

Every Thursday at 1 p.m. the Detroit Institute of Arts offers programs for adults 55+.

 Valeriano & Martina Fraga

Michoacán to Michigan

  • 2:00 p.m. | Sun, Oct 13, 2019
  • Detroit Film Theatre

Michoacán to Michigan is a compelling documentary that tells the story of Valeriano & Martina Fraga’s journey from Mexico (Morelia, Michoacán) to Michigan.

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