Films at the Michigan

On the Basis of Sex

On the Basis of Sex

Celebrate Justice Ginsburg’s 25th anniversary on the Supreme Court! The film tells an inspiring and spirited true story that follows young lawyer Ruth Bader Ginsburg (Felicity Jones) as she teams with her husband Marty (Armie Hammer) to bring a groundbreaking case before the U.S. Court of Appeals and overturn a century of gender discrimination. Also stars Justin Theroux, Kathy Bates and Sam Waterston.

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Bathtubs Over Broadway

Bathtubs Over Broadway

Opens Friday, January 18 at the Michigan!

When he started as a comedy writer for the “Late Show with David Letterman,” Steve Young had few interests outside of his day job. But while gathering material for a segment on the show, Steve stumbled onto a few vintage record albums that would change his life forever. Bizarre cast recordings – marked “internal use only” – revealed full-throated Broadway-style musical shows about some of the most recognizable corporations in America: Ge

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Vice

Vice

Golden Globes® winner for Best Actor – Christian Bale!

Written and directed by Academy Award® winner Adam Mckay (The Big Short), Vice explores the epic story about how Dick Cheney, a bureaucratic Washington insider, quietly became the most powerful man in the world as Vice-President to George W. Bush, reshaping the country and the globe in ways still felt today. Stars Christian Bale as Dick Cheney, Amy Adams, Steve Carrell, and Sam Rockwell.

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Green Book

Green Book

Golden Globes® winner for Best Picture, Best Screenplay and Best Supporting Actor – Mahershala Ali.

When Tony Lip (Viggo Mortensen), a bouncer from an Italian-American neighborhood in the Bronx, is hired to drive Dr. Don Shirley (Mahershala Ali), a world-class Black pianist, on a concert tour from Manhattan to the Deep South, they must rely on “The Green Book” to guide them to the few establishments that were then safe for African-Americans. Confronted with racism, danger-as well as unexpected h

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At Eternity’s Gate

At Eternity’s Gate

Golden Globe® nominated for Best Actor!

Academy Award® Nominee Julian Schnabel directs this 2018 biographical drama film about the final years of painter Vincent van Gogh’s life, starring Willem Dafoe, who won Best Actor at The Venice Film Festival for his portrayal. At Eternity’s Gate is a journey inside the world and mind of a person who, despite skepticism, ridicule and illness, created some of the world’s most beloved and stunning works of art. Also starring Oscar

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Roma

Roma

Golden Globes® winner for Best Director and Best Foreign Language Film!

Winner of The Golden Lion at The Venice International Film Festival! From Academy Award winner Alfonso Cuarón (Gravity, Children of Men) – Roma follows Cleo (Yalitza Aparicio), a young domestic worker for a family in the middle-class neighborhood of Roma in Mexico City. Delivering an artful love letter to the women who raised him, Cuarón draws on his own childhood to create a vivid and emotional portrait of

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Mary Queen of Scots

Mary Queen of Scots

Becoming the Queen of France at 16 and widowed at 18, Mary Stuart (Saoirse Ronan) defies pressure to remarry. Instead, she returns to her native Scotland to reclaim her rightful throne. But Scotland and England fall under the rule of the compelling Elizabeth I (Margot Robbie). Each young Queen beholds her sister in fear and fascination. Rivals in power and in love, and female regents in a masculine world, the two must decide how to play the game of marriage versus independence. Betrayal, rebellion, and conspiracies within each

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Disney’s Frozen Sing-Along

Disney’s Frozen Sing-Along

Plays Sunday, January 20 at 3:00 PM at the Michigan.

Join us for a screening of the #1 Animated Film of All Time and sing-along with Elsa, Anna, Kristoff, and Olaf with on-screen lyrics, goody bags filled with interactive props, and more!

Special ticket prices apply.

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Selma

Selma

Plays Monday, January 21 – Martin Luther King Jr. Day – at 7:00 PM at the Michigan!

FREE and open to the public! SELMA is the story of a movement. The film chronicles the tumultuous three-month period in 1965, when Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. (David Oyelowo) led a dangerous campaign to secure equal voting rights in the face of violent opposition. From Director Ava DuVernay and also starring Carmen Ejogo, Oprah Winfrey, Tom Wilkinson, Common, Tim Roth and more

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Stan & Ollie

Stan & Ollie

Opens Friday, January 25 at the Michigan!

Stars Golden Globe® Nominee for Best Actor John C. Reilly and Steve Coogan. Laurel and Hardy – the world’s greatest comedy team – face an uncertain future as their golden era of Hollywood films remain long behind them. Diminished by age, the duo set out to reconnect with their adoring fans by touring variety halls in Britain in 1953. The shows become an instant hit, but Stan and Ollie can’t quite shake the past as long-buried tension and Hardy̵

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Hello, Dolly!

Hello, Dolly!

Plays Monday, January 28 at 7:00 PM at the Michigan! Part of “Musical Mondays”

Celebrating its 50th anniversary! In 1890s New York City, the bold and enchanting widow Dolly Levi (Barbra Streisand) is a socialite-turned-matchmaker. Her latest clients seeking assistance are the cantankerous “half-a-millionaire” Horace Vandergelder (Walter Matthau) and a young artist named Ambrose (Tommy Tune), who is in love with H

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Hunter x Hunter: The Last Mission

Hunter x Hunter: The Last Mission

Plays Wednesday, February 6 at 7:00 PM at the Michigan! Part of the “Icons of Anime Film Series

The strongest Hunters that once existed in the Hunter Association were split into “light” and “dark”, and each walked down their respective paths. The “dark” side begins moving in order to massacre all Hunters! After a brutal attack from the “dark” side Hunters, Killua is injured and Kurapika is almost dead. What is the real

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My Neighbor Totoro

My Neighbor Totoro

Plays Wednesday, February 13 at 7:00 PM at the Michigan! Part of the “Icons of Anime Film Series

This acclaimed animated tale by director Hayao Miyazaki follows schoolgirl Satsuke and her younger sister, Mei, as they settle into an old country house with their father and wait for their mother to recover from an illness in an area hospital. As the sisters explore their new home, they encounter and befriend playful spirits in their house and the nearby forest, m

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Cowboy Bebop: The Movie

Cowboy Bebop: The Movie

Plays Wednesday, February 20 at 7:00 PM at the Michigan! Part of the “Icons of Anime Film Series

Cocky Spike Spiegel and the crew of his spaceship, Bebop, an intrepid band of bounty hunters, land on Mars in the year 2071 chasing an enormous cash reward. The four-person team, also including looming cyborg Jet Black, fearless Faye Valentine and tech expert Edward, are in search of ex-military officer Vincent. The former hero has become a biological terrorist with an ar

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Fruitless Tree

Fruitless Tree

Tuesday, March 19 at 6:00 PM at the Michigan. Part of the CEW+, DAAS & ASC 2018-19 African Women Film Series. All screenings will be followed by a film discussion.

As a married but childless woman, Aicha finds herself in a situation that is totally “out of the ordinary” in her country, Niger, where women are expected to have children. But just like everywhere else in the world today, Niger also experiences problems with infertility. Based on her personal story, Aicha Macky explores the private suffering of women in her situa

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Notre étrangère/The Place in Between

Notre étrangère/The Place in Between

Saturday, April 6 at 6:00 PM at the Michigan. Part of the CEW+, DAAS & ASC 2018-19 African Women Film Series. All screenings will be followed by a film discussion.

After the death of her father, Amy, a young mixed-raced woman leaves Paris to go to Bobo in Burkina Faso to find her mother from whom she was separated at eight years old. But only her aunt lives in her childhood home. Amy goes from one family foyer to another, at the same time comforting it is also stifling. Moreover, she encounters a city in which she no longer has

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