Events

The Magician

Ingmar Bergman: The Centennial Retrospective - The Magician

  • Sat, Apr 21
  • 2:00 PM
  • Detroit Film Theatre

Born a hundred years ago in Uppsala, Sweden, Ingmar Bergman’s passion for observation, storytelling and introspection led him to work tirelessly in many different art forms, right up until his death in 2007 at age 89. 

In Syria

In Syria

  • 7 p.m. Fri, Apr 20 | 7 & 9:30 p.m. Sat, Apr 21 | 2 & 4:30 p.m. Sun, Apr 22
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Detroit Film Theatre

(Lebanon/France/Belgium/2017—directed by Philippe Van Leeuw)

Trapped inside her house in a city under siege, Oum (Hiam Abbass of The Syrian Bride and Blade Runner 2049) turns her flat into a safe harbor for her children ...

Italian Film Festival USA: Ears (Orecchie)

Italian Film Festival USA: Ears (Orecchie)

  • Fri, Apr 27
  • 7:00 PM
  • Detroit Film Theatre

A man wakes up one morning with an annoying ringing sound in his ears. A note on the fridge says: “Your friend Luigi has died. P.S. I took the car." The problem is that he does not even remember who this Luigi is.

The Last Prosecco (Finiche c'e prosecco c'e speranza)

Italian Film Festival USA: The Last Prosecco (Finiche c'e prosecco c'e speranza)

  • Sat, Apr 28
  • 5:00 PM
  • Detroit Film Theatre

This mystery unfolds in the rolling hills of the Veneto region, near the towns of Conegliano and Valdobbiadene, where Prosecco grapes are grown.

Italian Film Festival USA: Cucini

Italian Film Festival USA: Cucini

  • Sat, Apr 28
  • 8:00 PM
  • Detroit Film Theatre

A journey into the flavors, smells and colors of the Neapolitan gastronomic traditions through the eyes and memory of five Neapolitan chefs.

Italian Film Festival USA: Friends by Chance (Tutto quello che vuoi)

Italian Film Festival USA: Friends by Chance (Tutto quello che vuoi)

  • Sun, Apr 29
  • 4:30 PM
  • Detroit Film Theatre

Alessandro, an irascible 22-year-old, and Giorgio, an 85-year-old poet, live within a stone's throw from each other, but their paths have never crossed.

Eight Hours Don't Make a Day

Eight Hours Don't Make a Day

  • Part One: MAY 25 at 7 PM; Part Two: MAY 26 at 7 PM; Part Three: MAY 27 at 2 PM
  • DFT Auditorium

(Germany/1972—directed by Rainer Werner Fassbinder)

Legendary German filmmaker Rainer Werner Fassbinder (1945 – 1982) shook the cinema world, directing 44 movies in just 15 years. His best-known films (The Marriage of ...

PERSONA, Sweden/1966—directed by Ingmar Bergman

Ingmar Bergman: The Centennial Retrospective - Persona

  • Sat, May 26
  • 2:00 PM
  • Detroit Film Theatre

Born a hundred years ago in Uppsala, Sweden, Ingmar Bergman’s passion for observation, storytelling and introspection led him to work tirelessly in many different art forms, right up until his death in 2007 at age 89. 

Adventures and Quests: The Hidden Fortress

Adventures and Quests: The Hidden Fortress (1958)

  • Tue, Jun 5
  • 3:00 PM
  • Detroit Film Theatre

A general (Toshiro Mifune) guards his defeated clan’s princess in a journey across enemy territory, accompanied by two bickering, bumbling peasants. If the plot of director Akira Kurosawa’s rollicking and exhilarating 16th-century Japanese swordplay adventure seems familiar, it may be because it’s not only one of George Lucas’s favorite films, but one he cites as a primary influence on Star Wars. In Japanese with English subtitles. 

2001: A Space Odyssey

Space Travel: 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)

  • Wed, Jun 6
  • 3:00 PM
  • Detroit Film Theatre

When a mysterious object found on the moon emits a radio signal aimed at the planet Jupiter, a team of astronauts is dispatched to discover what may be waiting on the receiving end of the signal. Directed by Stanley Kubrick and written by Arthur C. Clarke, 2001 may be the most profound of all science fiction films.  

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