Events

Andrei Rublev

Andrei Rublev (restored)

  • Sat, Oct 27
  • 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Detroit Film Theatre

With his second feature, a towering epic that took years to complete and even longer to restore, Andrei Tarkovsky waded deep into the past and emerged with a visionary masterwork.

A still from the film Memoir of War (La Douleur)

Memoir of War (La Douleur)

  • 7 p.m. Fri, Nov 9 - Sun, Nov 11
  • Detroit Film Theatre

In Nazi-occupied France in 1944, Marguerite (an incandescent performance by Mélanie Thierry) is a Resistance member along with her husband, Robert Antelme.

Yung Shing Le Shadow Puppet Troupe

Puppet Performance: Yung Shing Le Shadow Puppet Troupe

  • Sat, Nov 10
  • 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Detroit Film Theatre

Experience Taiwanese shadow puppetry featuring live music with performances of three different shadow plays, The Sandbag Trilogy, The Mountain of Flames and The Proud Return performed by Yung Shing Le Shadow Puppet Troupe of Taiwan. 

Monrovia, Indiana

Monrovia, Indiana

  • 7 p.m. Fri, Nov 16 & Sat, Nov 17 | 2 p.m. Sun, Nov 18
  • Detroit Film Theatre

Showing no signs of slowing down at age 88, the great documentary filmmaker Frederick Wiseman follows his 2017 Honorary Oscar® for lifetime achievement with one of the most quietly powerful – and possibly controversial – works in his half-century of filmmaking.

A still from the film Ryuichi Sakamoto: Coda

Ryuichi Sakamoto: Coda

  • 4 p.m. Sat, Nov 17 | 4:45 p.m. Sun, Nov 18
  • Detroit Film Theatre

One of the most influential and important artists of our era, Ryuichi Sakamoto has had a prolific career spanning over four decades.

A still from the film The Mystery of Picasso

The Mystery of Picasso

  • 7 p.m. Fri, Nov 23 | 4:30 & 7 p.m. Sat, Nov 24 | 2 & 4:30 p.m. Sun, Nov 25
  • Detroit Film Theatre

In 1955, director Clouzot joined forces with his friend Pablo Picasso to make a new kind of art film: "a film that could capture the moment and the mystery of creativity."

Paddle to the Sea

Third Coast Percussion: Paddle to the Sea

  • 8 p.m. Fri, Nov 30 | 2 p.m. Sat, Dec 1
  • Detroit Film Theatre

The classic children’s book and Academy Award-nominated film, Paddle to the Sea, is the focus of a new project that looks at our relationship to the bodies of water that connect our lives.

Jenny Scheinman

Friday Night Live! Kannapolis: A Moving Portrait

  • Fri, Dec 14
  • 7:00 PM
  • Detroit Film Theatre

Acclaimed composer, singer, and violinist Jenny Scheinman invites us into the captivating visual world of Depression-era filmmaker H. Lee Waters in the multi-media performance Kannapolis: A Moving Portrait.

No Date, No Signature

No Date, No Signature

  • 7 & 9:30 p.m. Sat, Dec 15 & Sun, Dec 16
  • Detroit Film Theatre

A seemingly minor traffic collision has far-reaching consequences in this tale of a well-meaning medical examiner haunted by a death that he believes he could have prevented.

A still from the film Wild Strawberries by Ingmar Bergman featuring a man being given flowers through a car window.

Bergman at 100: Wild Strawberries & The Virgin Spring (Double Feature)

  • Fri, Dec 21
  • 7:00 PM
  • Detroit Film Theatre

Wild Strawberries (Sweden/1957 - directed by Ingmar Bergman, 92 min.)  Followed by The Virgin Spring (Sweden/1960 - Ingmar Bergman, 89 min.)