Events

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NOIR CITY: Detroit with Eddie Muller

  • Fri, Sep 20 , 2019
  • 7:00 PM
  • Detroit Film Theatre

The opening night of this year’s annual three-day NOIR CITY: Detroit film festival will take place at the DFT.

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Christ Stopped at Eboli

  • 7:00 p.m. Sat, Sep 21 | 1:00 p.m. Sun, Sep 22 , 2019
  • Detroit Film Theatre

In 1935, painter, writer and physician Carlo Levi leaves the train at Eboli (even Christ would go no further), and then enters a world he never knew existed.

The Band Wagon poster

Thursdays at the Museum: The Band Wagon (film)

  • Thu, Sep 26 , 2019
  • 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
  • Detroit Film Theatre

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

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Give Me Liberty

  • 7:00 p.m. Fri, Sep 27 | 4:30 & 7:00 p.m. Sat, Sep 28 | 2:00 & 4:30 p.m. Sun, Sep 29, 2019
  • Detroit Film Theatre

Give Me Liberty careens energetically into a hilarious, compassionate intersection of American dreams, disenchantment, empathy, and above all, hope.

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DFT Family: NYICFF ¡Viva Kid Flicks!

  • 2:00 p.m. | Sat, Oct 5 & Sun, Oct 6, 2019
  • Detroit Film Theatre

¡Viva Kid Flicks! celebrates Spanish-language and Latino-themed stories in shorts from around the globe.

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Asako I & II

  • 4:00 p.m. & 7:00 p.m. Sat, Oct 5 | 4:00 p.m. Sun, Oct 6, 2019
  • Detroit Film Theatre

An intoxicating pop romance, as well as a charming snapshot of the everyday magic and mystery of falling in love.

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Rojo

  • 8:00 p.m. Fri, Oct 11 | 4:00 & 7:00 p.m. Sat, Oct 12 | 4:30 p.m. Sun, Oct 13, 2019
  • Detroit Film Theatre

After an innocuous dinner date is interrupted by a startling altercation with a newly arrived stranger, Claudio’s apparently placid lifestyle is disrupted.

 Valeriano & Martina Fraga

Michoacán to Michigan

  • 2:00 p.m. | Sun, Oct 13, 2019
  • Detroit Film Theatre

Michoacán to Michigan is a compelling documentary that tells the story of Valeriano & Martina Fraga’s journey from Mexico (Morelia, Michoacán) to Michigan.

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Miles Davis: Birth of the Cool

  • 7:00 & 9:30 p.m. Fri, Oct 18 | 2:00 p.m. Sat, Oct 19, 2019
  • Detroit Film Theatre

Featuring never-before-seen footage and studio outtakes, this new documentary tells the story of a singular talent and unpacks the man behind the horn.

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Alloy Orchestra Presents: Gallery of Monsters

  • Sat, Oct 19 , 2019
  • 8:00 PM
  • Detroit Film Theatre

Gallery of Monsters begins as the melodramatic tale of a young small-town woman whose father forbids her marriage to the man she loves.

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