A woman in bed with her fingers in her ears and ten men surrounding her while singing

Thursdays at the Museum: The Palm Beach Story (film)

  • Thu, Nov 21 , 2019
  • 1:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Detroit Film Theatre

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

Nanook and Sedna, looking forlorn


  • 7:00 p.m. Fri, Nov 22 | 4:30 & 7:00 p.m. Sat, Nov 23 | 4:30 p.m. Sun, Nov 24, 2019
  • Detroit Film Theatre

In a yurt in frozen, edge-of-the-world Siberia, an indigenous couple, Nanook and Sedna, live day to day in the self-sufficient manner of their ancestors.

Two girls on a beach

DFT Family | Tia and Piujuq

  • 2:00 p.m. | Sat, Nov 23 & Sun, Nov 24, 2019
  • Detroit Film Theatre

Tia, a young Syrian girl new to Montreal, longs for friends when she accidentally discovers a magic portal.

A photo of the Detroit film theatre

Il Cinema Ritrovato: Festival of Restored Cinema Masterworks

  • Nov 29 - Dec 1, 2019
  • Detroit Film Theatre

Il Cinema Ritrovato is a three-day festival of world cinema masterworks from the Italian film archive Cineteca di Bologna.

Rows of older television screens

Recorder: The Marion Stokes Project

  • 7:00 p.m. Fri, Dec 20 | 4:30 & 7:00 p.m. Sat, Dec 21 | 2:00 & 4:30 p.m. Sun, Dec 22, 2019
  • Detroit Film Theatre

Recorder is a mesmerizing study of an obsessed archivist who believed taping was activism – an unassailable record of the truth

Villagers climbing a mountain

The Mill and The Cross

  • Sat, Dec 21 , 2019
  • 2:00 PM
  • Detroit Film Theatre

The Mill and the Cross focuses on a dozen characters whose stories unfold and intertwine in a landscape populated by villagers and red-caped horsemen.

Large, odd shaped house with a face

Tea-Time Theatre: Howl’s Moving Castle

  • Thu, Dec 26 , 2019
  • 2:00 PM
  • Detroit Film Theatre

On a quest to break a spell, Sophie climbs aboard Howl’s magnificent moving castle and into a new life of wonder and adventure.

Chulas Fronteras

Chulas Fronteras (Beautiful Borders)

  • 4:00 p.m. | Thu, Dec 26 - Mon, Dec 30, 2019
  • Detroit Film Theatre

Selected by the Library of Congress as a national treasure, Chulas Fronteras is a zesty introduction to musica Norteña and the culture of the Texas-Mexico border.

A black woman in a hallway with thin, brightly colored lines painted on the walls and ceilings

British Arrows 2019

  • 7:00 p.m. | Thu, Dec 26 - Mon, Dec 30, 2019
  • Detroit Film Theatre

The uniquely creative “adverts” of British TV continue to dazzle and delight; they’re annually recognized with the prestigious British Arrows awards.

Eggs with some boxtrolls behind them

Tea-Time Theatre: The Boxtrolls

  • Fri, Dec 27 , 2019
  • 2:00 PM
  • Detroit Film Theatre

Orphaned at infancy, Eggs was raised by Boxtrolls, underground dwellers who scavenge the streets of Cheesebridge by night.