Events

Italian Film Festival USA 2019

Italian Film Festival USA 2019

  • Wed, Apr 3 , 2019
  • 7:30 PM
  • Detroit Film Theatre

The Italian Film Festival USA tours a dozen venues in the United States each year, bringing a stellar lineup of more than a dozen new and recent Italian feature films.

A still from Lagaan

Bollywood Classics: Lagaan

  • Fri, Apr 5 , 2019
  • 7:00 PM
  • Detroit Film Theatre

In celebration of the DIA’s Festival of India (April 5-7) the DFT will present this modern Bollywood classic.

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The Heiresses (Las Herederas)

  • Sat, Apr 6 - 7:00 p.m. | Sun, Apr 7 - 5:00 p.m. , 2019
  • Detroit Film Theatre

Chela (Ana Brun) and Chiquita (Margarita Irun) have been a couple for decades, lifelong members of Paraguay’s wealthy elite.

A man and a woman handcuffed, turned away from each other

Bollywood Classics: Pyaasa

  • Sun, Apr 7 , 2019
  • 7:00 PM
  • Detroit Film Theatre

The film that best defines Bollywood’s golden age, a tragic romance between a poet and a prostitute that Time named among the top ten romantic films of all time. 

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Freep Film Festival

  • April 12 - 14, 2019
  • Detroit Film Theatre

Featuring a wide range of topical, relevant and up-to-the minute works of particular interest to our region.

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Styx

  • Fri, Apr 19 - 7:00 p.m. | Sat, Apr 20 - 4:00 & 7:00 p.m. | Sun, Apr 21 - 2:00 & 4:30 p.m. , 2019
  • Detroit Film Theatre

Susanne Wolff’s deeply intelligent, razor-sharp performance combines with Fischer’s powerfully kinetic storytelling to create one of the year’s most important and unforgettable screen experiences

Performers partying in Timon of Athens

Stratford Festival Presents: Timon of Athens

  • Sun, Apr 28 , 2019
  • 2:00 PM
  • Detroit Film Theatre

Convinced of the essential goodness of humanity, the wealthy Athenian nobleman Timon ignores all warnings that his reckless generosity can lead only to ruin and disillusionment.

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Detour (new 4K restoration)

  • Fri, May 24 - 7:00 & 9:00 p.m. | Sun, May 26 - 2:00 p.m., 2019
  • Detroit Film Theatre

From the gutters of Poverty Row came a movie that, more than any other, epitomizes the dark fatalism at the heart of film noir.

Jackie Chan in Police Story

Police Story (new 4K restoration)

  • Sat, May 25 - 4:00 & 7:00 p.m. | Sun, May 26 - 4:00 p.m. , 2019
  • Detroit Film Theatre

The jaw-dropping set-pieces fly fast and furious in Jackie Chan’s breathtakingly inventive martial-arts comedy, a smash hit that made him a worldwide icon of daredevil action spectacle.