FILMS

Wonderstruck

Wonderstruck

Opens Friday, November 10

Ben and Rose are children from two different eras who secretly wish that their lives were different. Ben longs for the father he’s never known, while Rose dreams of a mysterious actress whose life she chronicles in a scrapbook. When Ben discovers a puzzling clue and Rose reads an enticing headline, they both set out on epic quests to find what they’re missing.

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Lady Bird

Lady Bird

Marion McPherson, a California nurse, works tirelessly to keep her family afloat after her husband loses his job. She also maintains a turbulent bond with a teenage daughter who is just like her — loving, strong-willed and deeply opinionated. From Director GRETA GERWIG and starring SAOIRSE RONAN, LUCAS HEDGES, and LAURIE METCALF.

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Loving Vincent

Loving Vincent

Opens Saturday, November 4

The world’s first fully oil painted feature film, brings the artwork of Vincent van Gogh to life in an exploration of the complicated life and controversial death of one of history’s most celebrated artists. From Directors DOROTA KOBIELA & HUGH WELCHMAN, and starring DOUGLAS BOOTH, JEROME FLYNN, SAOIRSE RONAN, and CHRIS O’DOWD.

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Monterey Pop

Monterey Pop

Plays Monday, November 20 at 7:00 PM

Featuring performances by popular artists of the 1960s, this concert film highlights the music of the 1967 California festival. Although not all musicians who performed at the Monterey Pop Festival are on film, some of the notable acts include the Mamas and the Papas, Simon & Garfunkel, Jefferson Airplane, the Who, Otis Redding, and the Jimi Hendrix Experience. Hendrix’s post-performance antics — lighting a guitar on fire, breaking it and tossing a part into the audience — ar

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Three Billboards Outside Ebbing Missouri

Three Billboards Outside Ebbing Missouri

“Give Frances McDormand the Oscar Now!” – Peter Travers, Rolling Stone

Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri is a darkly comedic drama from Academy Award® winner Martin McDonagh (IN BRUGES). After months have passed without a culprit in her daughter’s murder case, Mildred Hayes (Academy Award® winner Frances McDormand) makes a bold move, commissioning three signs leading into

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Warner Brothers Cartoons

Warner Brothers Cartoons

Plays Friday, November 24 at 11:30 AM

Enjoy a laugh with friends and family as Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck, Porky Pig and all of the Looney Tunes gang take over the silver screen of the historic main theater. The Michigan Theater will show a selection of Warner Bros. cartoons for all ages and offer the perfect pit-stop during the start of the busy holiday shopping season.

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White Christmas

White Christmas

Plays Friday, November 24 at the Michigan. Special Ticket Prices Apply!

With on-screen lyrics, interactive props, and more! Join us for caroling with the Barton organ from 7 – 7:30 PM.

Bing Crosby and Danny Kaye play war buddies turned entertainers who fall for a pair of sisters (Rosemary Clooney and Vera Ellen).

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Elf

Elf

Plays Sunday, November 26 at 1:30 PM

Part of the Holiday Classics and Family-Friendly Film Series presented by the Benard L. Maas Foundation – FREE ADMISSION! This holiday comedy stars Saturday Night Live-alum WILL FERRELL as Buddy, a regular-sized man who was raised as an elf. Also stars ED ASNER, JAMES CAAN, MARY STEENBURGEN, ZOOEY DESCHANEL, and BOB NEWHART

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Jimi Plays Monterey & Shake! Otis at Monterey

Jimi Plays Monterey & Shake! Otis at Monterey

Plays Monday, November 27 at 7:00 PM

Jimi Hendrix’s and Otis Redding’s performances at the Monterey Pop Music Festival in 1967, documented and directed by D.A PENNEBAKER. Hendrix, an unknown at the time shocked audiences with his raw talent and on-stage antics while Otis Redding serenaded the ‘love crowd’ in the last major performance of his career. Both Jimi and Otis include some of their most popular hits like “Purple Haze”, “Foxy Lady”, “Shake”, and “Try A Little Tenderness.”

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Bending the Arc

Bending the Arc

Tuesday, November 28 at 6:30 PM. This TUGG screening is presented by Partners in Health Engage Ann Arbor.

Come join Partners in Health Engage Ann Arbor for a special screening of “Bending the Arc,” a powerful documentary about the extraordinary team of doctors and activists – including Paul Farmer, Jim Yong Kim, and Ophelia Dahl – whose work thirty years ago to save lives in a rural Haitian village grew into a global battle in the halls of power for the right to health for all. Epic, yet intimate, the film is

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AlphaGo

AlphaGo

Plays Wednesday, November 29 at 7:00 PM. Part of the Science on Screen Film Series.

On March 9, 2016, the worlds of Go and artificial intelligence collided in South Korea. The best-of-five-game competition, coined The DeepMind Challenge Match, pitted a legendary Go master against an AI program that was still learning to play the world’s most complex board game. AlphaGo chronicles a journey from the backstreets of Bordeaux, past the coding terminals of Google DeepMind in London, and, ultimately, to the seven-day tournament in Seoul.

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Point Blank

Point Blank

Plays Thursday, November 30 at 9:30 PM

A ruthless crook, Walker (LEE MARVIN), is betrayed by his partner, Mal Reese (JOHN VERNON), who leaves him for dead on Alcatraz Island. Having survived, Walker returns years later to get revenge. He gets his first lead when a mysterious man (KEENAN WYNN) tells him that Reese is now part of a vast criminal organization and dating Walker’s wife’s sister, Chris (ANGIE DICKINSON). But after contacting Chris, Walker discovers that in truth she loathes Reese and is willing to help him get

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The Room

The Room

Plays Friday, December 1 at 10:00 PM

A 35mm presentation! A bona fide classic of midnight cinema, Tommy Wiseau’s misguided masterpiece subverts the rules of filmmaking with a boundless enthusiasm that renders such mundanities as acting, screenwriting, and cinematography utterly irrelevant. You will never see a football the same way again.

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Miracle on 34th Street*

Miracle on 34th Street*

Plays Sunday, December 3 at 6:00 PM

Part of the Holiday Classics film series – FREE ADMISSION! In this Christmas classic, an old man going by the name of Kris Kringle (EDMUND GWENN) fills in for an intoxicated Santa in Macy’s annual Thanksgiving Day parade. Kringle proves to be such a hit that he is soon appearing regularly at the chain’s main store in midtown Manhattan. When Kringle surprises customers and employees alike by claiming that he really is Santa Claus, it leads to a court case to determine his mental he

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Warren Miller’s Line of Descent

Warren Miller’s Line of Descent

Friday, December 8 at 7:30 PM.

For 68 years, ski families have cheered on the official kickoff to winter with the ski film company that started it all, and this year is no different. Don’t miss Warren Miller’s Line of Descent, presented by Volkswagen. Travel the globe, by land, air and sea, exploring the ties that bind us. Visit skiing icons who have made the mountains their home and raised the next generation of winter adventurers.

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Home Alone

Home Alone

Plays Sunday, December 10 at 1:30 PM

Part of the Holiday Classics Film Series – FREE ADMISSION! When bratty 8-year-old Kevin McCallister (MACAULAY CULKIN) acts out the night before a family trip to Paris, his mother (CATHERINE O’HARA) makes him sleep in the attic. After the McCallisters mistakenly leave for the airport without Kevin, he awakens to an empty house and assumes his wish to have no family has come true. But his excitement sours when he realizes that two con men (JOE PESCI, DANIEL STERN) plan to rob the McCallister

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It’s a Wonderful Life

It’s a Wonderful Life

Plays Sunday, December 17 at 1:30 PM

Part of the Holiday Classics Film Series – FREE ADMISSION!

Director Frank Capra‘s classic bittersweet comedy/drama about George Bailey (JAMES STEWART) who wishes he had never been born. When an angel (HENRY TRAVERS) is sent to Earth to make George’s wish come true, George starts to realize how many lives he has changed and impacted, and how they would be different if he was never there.

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Victoria Season 2 Preview

Victoria Season 2 Preview

Monday, December 18 at 7:30 PM. Presented in partnership with DPTV.

See the first hour of Victoria Season 2 before it premieres on Detroit Public Television on January 14, 2018.

Victoria Costume Attire Encouraged!

Victoria’s first season, focusing on the teenage queen’s upstaging of her handlers to chart her own path, delighted audiences and critics alike. The dazzling series returns for a second season on MASTERPIECE, beginning January 14, 2018 on Detroit Public TV/PBS, with Jenna Coleman (Doctor Who)

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