Events

Love, Gilda

Love, Gilda

  • 7 p.m. Fri, Sep 21 | 4:30, 7 & 9:30 p.m. Sat, Sep 22 | 4:30 p.m. Sun, Sep 23
  • Detroit Film Theatre

In Love, Gilda, director Lisa D’Apolito uses rare personal recordings and journal entries to tell Radner’s story in her own words.

A still from the film The Sentence by Rudy Valdez

The Sentence

  • Sat, Sep 22
  • 11:30 AM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Lecture Hall

Drawing from hundreds of hours of footage, filmmaker Rudy Valdez shows the aftermath of his sister Cindy’s 15-year sentence for conspiracy charges related to crimes committed by her deceased ex-boyfriend—something known, in legal terms, as “the girlfriend problem.”

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DFT Animation Club: The Best of the 2018 New York International Children's Film Festival

  • 2 p.m. | Sat, Sep 22 & Sun, Sep 23
  • Detroit Film Theatre

Explore new worlds without leaving the theater! Kid Flicks features audience favorites and award-winners from the 2018 New York International Children’s Film Festival, the largest film festival for kids and teens in North America.

Still from Last Days of the City

In the Last Days of the City

  • 7 p.m. Fri, Sep 28 | 7 & 9:30 p.m. Sat, Sep 29 | 2 & 4:30 p.m. Sun, Sep 30
  • Detroit Film Theatre

Khalid Abdalla (The Kite Runner) stars as a Cairo-based filmmaker attempting to capture the zeitgeist of his city as the world changes around him—from personal love and loss to the fall of the Mubarak regime.

Portraits of America: Democracy on Film

Portraits of America: Democracy on Film

  • 9 a.m. - 9 p.m. Tue, Oct 2 & Wed, Oct 3
  • Detroit Film Theatre

An extraordinary opportunity is being presented to Michigan teachers by the Film Foundation, Digital Arts, Film and Television (DAFT) and the DIA’s Detroit Film Theatre.

Madeline's Madeline

Madeline's Madeline

  • 7 & 9:30 p.m. Sat, Oct 6 | 2 & 4:30 p.m. Sun, Oct 7 | 9:30 p.m. Sat, Oct 13
  • Detroit Film Theatre

Eighteen-year-old newcomer Helena Howard makes a spectacular film debut, commanding the screen as Madeline, a brilliant and troubled New Jersey teen who becomes deeply involved with a local improvisational theater production

The Third Murder

The Third Murder

  • 7 p.m. Fri, Oct 12 & Sat, Oct 13 | 4:30 p.m. Sun, Oct 14
  • Detroit Film Theatre

One of Japan’s most innovative directors makes a surprising turn to a classic genre: the murder mystery.

Coco

Coco

  • 2 p.m. | Sat, Oct 13 & Sun, Oct 14
  • Detroit Film Theatre

In Disney/Pixar’s vibrant tale of family, fun, and adventure, an aspiring young musician named Miguel embarks on an extraordinary journey to the magical land of his ancestors.

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.

A still from the movie Good Manners

Good Manners

  • 7 p.m. Fri, Oct 26 | 7 & 9:30 p.m. Sat, Oct 27 | 2 p.m Sun, Oct 28
  • 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 .

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