The Michigan and State Theaters are happy to announce that you can now purchase tickets to our films in advance AND online from our website. You can print the tickets at home or pick them up at the box office– even days in advance.
Limited Engagement! Plays August 26 & 27 at the State. Sponsored by the U-M Center for Japanese Studies. The directorial debut from acclaimed artist Takashi Murakami, Jellyfish Eyes brings its creator’s endless imagination to the screen. Presented in Japanese with English subtitles.
Plays Sunday, August 30 at 1 PM and Tuesday, September 1 at 7 PM. Despite his sub-normal IQ, Forrest Gump (Oscar Winner Tom Hanks) leads a truly charmed life, with a ringside seat for many of the most memorable events of the second half of the 20th century.
Limited Engagement! Plays September 1 & 2 at the Michigan. After hearing that her boyfriend/pimp cheated on her while she was in jail, a transgender prostitute and her best friend set out to find him on Christmas Eve and teach him and his new lover a lesson. This frenetically paced Sundance NextFest 2015 selection was filmed entirely on an iPhone throughout the streets of Los...
Thursday, September 3 at 7:30 PM. Presented by the Ark. Two of the greatest modern Blues musicians (Grammy nominee John Hiatt and Grammy winner Taj Mahal) team up for a crowd-pleasing double bill that’s sure to make a Blues fan out of even the chipperest holdout.
Posted on Aug 6, 2015 in Cinema Chat | Comments Off on Variety Report on Aging Audiences; Woody Allen, Sundance USA Favorites, and more!
VARIETY: Why Specialty Films Are Going Gray
Brent Lang – Senior Film and Media Reporter
Silver-topped moviegoers can lead to gold for filmmakers looking to take a breather from mining big-budget franchise...