The Detroit Film Theatre, located at the John R Entrance of the museum, showcases the best of contemporary and classic world cinema.

Tickets are available online, or by calling the DIA Box Office at 313.833.4005, Tuesday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., and Saturday and Sunday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Box Office and will call ticket window opens one hour prior to the start of the show. Please note that all films are subject to change without notice. 

Ticket Prices

DIA Members (with Membership Card) $7.50
Non-Members $9.50
Senior Citizens $7.50
Students (with ID) $7.50

An online convenience fee of $1.50 will be charged when buying tickets online. Ticket price includes a parking pass for your next visit.


To attend screenings and events at the DFT, visitors will be required to show at the door a current photo ID and proof of full vaccination. Learn more about visiting the DFT on our COVID-19 Policies page > 

The Crystal Gallery Café is closed until further notice.


Parking is available on John R Street, directly across from the DFT entrance. With every DFT ticket purchase, you will receive vouchers for free parking on your next visit. Ticket orders of up to four tickets will receive one voucher. Purchase a Discount Pass Card to receive 5 vouchers.

Present the voucher to the attendant upon entry to the DIA's John R street lot. Vouchers are only valid for patrons attending the DFT, beginning one hour before showtime.

Assistive Listening

Assistive Listening receivers are available upon request at the Theatre Box Office. Visit our Accessibility page for more info >

Film Schedule