Events

ARABY (Arábia)

ARABY (Arábia)

  • 7 & 9:30 p.m. Sat, Oct 20 | 4:30 p.m. Sun, Oct 21
  • Detroit Film Theatre

Delicately written and unpredictable, Araby begins as a fable-like road movie about one young man who begins a journey in hopes of improving his life.

Michigan Divided

Michigan Divided

  • Thu, Oct 25
  • 7:00 PM
  • Detroit Film Theatre

Bridge Magazine spent 2017 chronicling the lives of Michigan voters across the political spectrum.

A still from the movie Good Manners

Good Manners

  • 7 p.m. Fri, Oct 26 | 7 & 9:30 p.m. Sat, Oct 27
  • Detroit Film Theatre

In São Paulo, lonely nurse Clara (Isabel Zuaa ) is hired by a mysterious and wealthy woman to be the nanny of her soon-to-be born-child .

Andrei Rublev

Andrei Rublev (restored)

  • Sat, Oct 27
  • 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Detroit Film Theatre

With his second feature, a towering epic that took years to complete and even longer to restore, Andrei Tarkovsky waded deep into the past and emerged with a visionary masterwork.

Jin Hi Kim and Min Xiao Fen

Asian Sound Revolution

  • Sun, Nov 4
  • 3:00 PM
  • Detroit Film Theatre

Celebrating the opening of the DIA's new Asian Galleries, this artist collaboration uses traditional Asian instruments to create contemporary sounds.

A still from the film Memoir of War (La Douleur)

Memoir of War (La Douleur)

  • 7 p.m. Fri, Nov 9 & Sat, Nov 10 | 2 & 4:30 p.m. Sun, Nov 11
  • Detroit Film Theatre

In Nazi-occupied France in 1944, Marguerite (an incandescent performance by Mélanie Thierry) is a Resistance member along with her husband, Robert Antelme.

Yung Shing Le Shadow Puppet Troupe

Puppet Performance: Yung Shing Le Shadow Puppet Troupe

  • Sat, Nov 10
  • 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Detroit Film Theatre

Experience Taiwanese shadow puppetry featuring live music with performances of three different shadow plays, The Sandbag Trilogy, The Mountain of Flames and The Proud Return performed by Yung Shing Le Shadow Puppet Troupe of Taiwan. 

Monrovia, Indiana

Monrovia, Indiana

  • 7 p.m. Fri, Nov 16 & Sat, Nov 17 | 2 p.m. Sun, Nov 18
  • Detroit Film Theatre

Showing no signs of slowing down at age 88, the great documentary filmmaker Frederick Wiseman follows his 2017 Honorary Oscar® for lifetime achievement with one of the most quietly powerful – and possibly controversial – works in his half-century of filmmaking.

A still from the film Ryuichi Sakamoto: Coda

Ryuichi Sakamoto: Coda

  • 4 p.m. Sat, Nov 17 | 4:45 p.m. Sun, Nov 18
  • Detroit Film Theatre

One of the most influential and important artists of our era, Ryuichi Sakamoto has had a prolific career spanning over four decades.

A still from the film The Mystery of Picasso

The Mystery of Picasso

  • 7 p.m. Fri, Nov 23 | 4:30 & 7 p.m. Sat, Nov 24 | 2 & 4:30 p.m. Sun, Nov 25
  • Detroit Film Theatre

In 1955, director Clouzot joined forces with his friend Pablo Picasso to make a new kind of art film: "a film that could capture the moment and the mystery of creativity."

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