Events

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In Front of Your Face

  • 2:00 & 7:00 p.m. Sat, May 21 | 2:00 p.m. Sun, May 22, 2022
  • Detroit Film Theatre

An intimate, delicate new film, which suggests that perhaps the most important things in this life are also the most immediate.

An older, light-skinned woman looking contemplatively up and to the right on a city street.

Nights of Cabiria (restored)

  • 7:00 p.m. Fri, May 27 | 7:00 p.m. Sat, May 28 | 2 p.m. Sun, May 29, 2022
  • Detroit Film Theatre

A sex worker, Cabiria, a seemingly tough cookie, is hypnotized at a tenth-rate variety show by a third-rate magician, and what pours out are the innocent dreams of adolescence

A child stands halfway out of a sun roof, laughing with their hands up in the air

Hit The Road

  • 7:00 p.m. Fri, June 3 | 7:00 p.m. Sat, June 4 | 2 p.m. Sun, June 5, 2022
  • Detroit Film Theatre

A raw, loving, and deeply sincere observation of an Iranian family preparing, with equal measures of hope and hesitation, to part with one of their own.

A cartoon of an orange lynx stopped at a yellow light in a gray city

2021 New York International Children’s Film Festival: Kid Flicks One

  • Sat, Jun 11 , 2022
  • 2:00 PM
  • Detroit Film Theatre Auditorium

Kid Flicks One features audience favorites and award winners from the 2021 New York International Children’s Film Festival.

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Vincent Chin 40th Remembrance & Rededication

  • Thu, Jun 16 , 2022
  • 5:00 PM
  • Detroit Film Theatre

A four-day commemoration will be held in Detroit and virtually, featuring a special screening of the acclaimed documentary Who Killed Vincent Chin?

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Who Killed Vincent Chin?

  • Thu, Jun 16 , 2022
  • 7:00 PM
  • Detroit Film Theatre Auditorium

This year marks the 40th anniversary of the racially motivated murder of Vincent Chin, a Chinese American murdered by two white men in Detroit, Michigan on June 19, 1982.

Bad Axe City Hall

Bad Axe

  • Fri, Jun 17 , 2022
  • 7:00 PM
  • Detroit Film Theatre Auditorium

After leaving NYC for his rural hometown of Bad Axe, Michigan, at the start of the pandemic, Asian-American filmmaker David Siev documents his family's struggles to keep their restaurant afloat.

Vincent Chin Remembrance and Rededication

An Evening of Asian American Arts, Music and Joy

  • Sat, Jun 18 , 2022
  • 7:00 PM
  • Detroit Film Theatre Auditorium

Midwest Asian American Pacific Islander musicians, dancers and poets will present a performance embodying collaboration, healing, and spirit of unity necessary.