Films at the Michigan

Toni Morrison: The Pieces I Am

Toni Morrison: The Pieces I Am

Opens Fri. Jul. 5 at the Michigan.

In this Cinetopia 2019 Audience Award winner, author Toni Morrison leads an assembly of her peers, critics and colleagues on an exploration of race, history, America and the human condition.

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Yesterday

Yesterday

Now playing at the Michigan.

In the latest from director Danny Boyle (Trainspotting, Steve Jobs), Jack Malik (Himesh Patel, BBC’s Eastenders) is a struggling singer-songwriter in a tiny English seaside town whose dreams of fame are rapidly fading, despite the fierce devotion and support of his childhood best friend, Ellie (Lily James, Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again). Then, after a freak bus accident during a mysterious global blackout, Jack wakes up to discover that The Beatles have never existed… and he finds himself

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The Fall of the American Empire

The Fall of the American Empire

Opens Fri. Jul. 12 at the Michigan.

Pierre-Paul Daoust, 36, an intellectual with a PhD in philosophy is forced to work as a deliveryman to afford a decent living. One day, while delivering a parcel, he gets caught in a hold up gone terribly wrong: two dead and millions in money bags laying on the ground. Pierre-Paul is confronted with a dilemma: leave empty handed, or take the money and run?

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Pavarotti

Pavarotti

Now playing at the Michigan.

The Cinetopia Secretopia hit returns! From the filmmaking team behind the highly-acclaimed documentary The Beatles: Eight Days A Week – The Touring Years, PAVAROTTI is a riveting film that lifts the curtain on the icon who brought opera to the people. Academy Award (R) winner Ron Howard puts audiences front row center for an exploration of The Voice…The Man…The Legend. Luciano Pavarotti gave his life to the music and a voice to the world. This cinematic event features history-maki

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Late Night

Late Night

Now playing at the State.

“Emma Thompson plays the late-night host Katherine Newbury in this smart and breezy comedy. It’s some of her very best work, which is saying a lot.”A.O. Scott, The NY Times

Legendary late-night talk show host’s world is turned upside down when she hires her only female staff writer. Originally intended to smooth over diversity concerns, her decision has unexpectedly hilar

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Hidden Figures (2017)

Hidden Figures (2017)

Plays Sunday, July 14 at 1:30 PM and Wednesday, July 17 at 7:00 PM at the Michigan. Part of the SavCo Hospitality Summer Classic Film Series presented by the University of Michigan Credit Union, with media support from MLive/The Ann Arbor News.

Three brilliant African-American women at NASA — Katherine Johnson (Taraji P. Henson), Dorothy Vaughan (Octavia Spencer) and Mary Jackson (Janelle Monáe) — serve as the brains behind one of the greatest operations in history: the launch of astron

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Between Me and My Mind

Between Me and My Mind

One night only! Wednesday, July 17 at 7:30 PM at the Michigan.

Following the critically-acclaimedworld premiere at Tribeca Film Festival, Between Me and My Mind comes to movie theaters nationwide for a special one-night-only screening on Wednesday, July 17. A few minutes into this intimate look at the creative process of founding Phish guitarist and vocalist Trey Anastasio, it is clear that he is exploding with his unique brand of songwriting and creativity. As the frontman of one of America’s longest las

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Meeting Gorbachev

Meeting Gorbachev

Plays Thu. Jul. 18 ONLY at the Michigan.

Mikhail Gorbachev, former president of the Soviet Union, sits down with filmmaker Werner Herzog to discuss his many achievements. Topics include the talks to reduce nuclear weapons, the reunification of Germany and the dissolution of his country.

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Apollo 11

Apollo 11

Plays Sat. Jul. 20 ONLY at the Michigan.

Crafted from a newly discovered trove of 65mm footage, and more than 11,000 hours of uncatalogued audio recordings, Apollo 11 takes us straight to the heart of NASA’s most celebrated mission—the one that first put men on the moon, and forever made Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin into household names.

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The Godfather (1972)

The Godfather (1972)

Plays Sunday, July 21 and Wednesday, July 24 at the Michigan. Part of the SavCo Hospitality Summer Classic Film Series presented by the University of Michigan Credit Union, with media support from MLive/The Ann Arbor News.

Widely regarded as one of the greatest films of all time, this mob drama, based on Mario Puzo’s novel, focuses on the powerful Italian-American crime family of Don Vito Corleone (Marlon Brando). When the don’s youngest son, Michael (Al Pacino), reluctantly joins the Mafia, he

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Deconstructing the Beatles: Abbey Road, Side Two

Deconstructing the Beatles: Abbey Road, Side Two

Plays Monday, July 22 at 7:00 PM

The latest from Beatleologist Scott Freiman! Abbey Road is a masterpiece filled with such classic Beatles songs as “Come Together,” “Something,” and “Here Comes the Sun.” Take a track-by-track journey into their inspiration and evolution in the studio with the man who’s been presenting his beloved, exhilarating multimedia deep dives into the band’s work here for years. Because of the depth of the Abbey Road songwriting, he created two separate presentations for this album.

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The Cure – Anniversary 1978-2018 Live in Hyde Park London

The Cure – Anniversary 1978-2018 Live in Hyde Park London

One night only! Tuesday, July 23 at 7:30 PM at the Michigan.

The Cure, acknowledged as one of the world’s greatest live bands, take the stage on a perfect July evening in London’s Hyde Park 2018 to deliver a set of songs celebrating four decades of music making. The ensuing film “Anniversary 1978-2018“, directed by long-time collaborator Tim Pope, captures them in glorious 4K. The 5.1 audio mix by Robert Smith and Paul Corkett complements and completes this fabulously immersive cinematic ex

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Once Upon a Time in…Hollywood

Once Upon a Time in…Hollywood

Opens Thu. Jul. 25 at the Michigan.

Exclusive 35mm engagement!! Quentin Tarantino’s Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood visits 1969 Los Angeles, where everything is changing, as TV star Rick Dalton (Leonardo DiCaprio) and his longtime stunt double Cliff Booth (Brad Pitt) make their way around an industry they hardly recognize anymore. The ninth film from the writer-director features a large ensemble cast and multiple storylines in a tribute to the final moments of Hollywood’s golden age.

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A Hard Day’s Night (1964)

A Hard Day’s Night (1964)

Plays Sunday, July 28 and Wednesday, July 31 at the Michigan. Part of the SavCo Hospitality Summer Classic Film Series presented by the University of Michigan Credit Union, with media support from MLive/The Ann Arbor News.

The Beatles in their feature film debut, one of the greatest rock-and-roll comedy adventures ever. The film takes on the just-left-of-reality style of mock-documentary, following “a day in the life” of John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison, and Ringo Starrread more

Grateful Dead Meet-Up at the Movies

Grateful Dead Meet-Up at the Movies

Thu. Aug 1 at 7:30 PM at the Michigan.

Come one, come all! On Thursday, August 1, join Dead Heads in your neighborhood -and around the world -when Trafalgar Releasing and Rhino Entertainment celebrate the 9th Annual Grateful Dead Meet-Up at the Movies. This can’t-miss event -the first to go global -features the previously unreleased complete June 17, 1991 concert from Giants Stadium. Widely considered one of the greatest shows of the band’s final decade of performing, 6/17/91 also sounds unlike any Dead show you’

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Marianne & Leonard: Words of Love

Marianne & Leonard: Words of Love

Opens Fri. Aug. 2 at the Michigan (tentative).

Marianne & Leonard: Words of Love is renowned filmmaker Nick Broomfield’s most personal and romantic film of his storied career. The documentary starts on the Greek island of Hydra in 1960, where Leonard Cohen, then a struggling and unknown fiction writer, and Marianne Ihlen, a single mother with a young son, became part of community of expat artists, writers and musicians. Never-before-seen footage shot by Broomfield and legendary doc

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Alice’s Restaurant (1969)

Alice’s Restaurant (1969)

Plays Sunday, August 4 and Wednesday, August 7 at the Michigan. Part of the SavCo Hospitality Summer Classic Film Series presented by the University of Michigan Credit Union, with media support from MLive/The Ann Arbor News.

Arlo Guthrie plays himself in this film based on his song of the same name. After getting kicked out of college, Arlo decides to visit his friend Alice (Pat Quinn) for Thanksgiving dinner. After dinner is over, Arlo volunteers to take the trash to the dump, but finds it closed for the h

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Sing-a-long-a Sound of Music

Sing-a-long-a Sound of Music

Sun. Aug. 11 at 1:30 PM and Wed. Aug 14 at 7:00 PM at the Michigan. Part of the SavCo Hospitality Summer Classic Film Series presented by the University of Michigan Credit Union, with media support from MLive/The Ann Arbor News.

Calling all Nuns, Goat herders, Hills, Alps, Baronesses, Brown Paper Packages Tied up with String or any of your favorite things!!

Get ready to yodel in North America! This is your chance to sing-a-long to the most successful movie musical of all time. This is one of the funniest, most li

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Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969)

Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969)

Plays Sunday, August 17 and Wednesday, August 21 at the Michigan. Part of the SavCo Hospitality Summer Classic Film Series presented by the University of Michigan Credit Union, with media support from MLive/The Ann Arbor News.

The true story of fast-draws and wild rides, battles with posses, train and bank robberies, a torrid love affair and a new lease on outlaw life in far away Bolivia. It is also a character study of a remarkable friendship between Butch – possibly the most likeable outlaw in frontier history &#

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La La Land (2016)

La La Land (2016)

Plays Sunday, August 25 and Wednesday, August 28 at the Michigan. Part of the SavCo Hospitality Summer Classic Film Series presented by the University of Michigan Credit Union, with media support from MLive/The Ann Arbor News.

Sebastian (Ryan Gosling) and Mia (Emma Stone) are drawn together by their common desire to do what they love. But as success mounts they are faced with decisions that begin to fray the fragile fabric of their love affair, and the dreams they worked so hard to maintain in each other th

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Casablanca (1942)

Casablanca (1942)

Plays Monday, September 2 at 7:00 PM at the Michigan – FREE for students with valid I.D! Part of the SavCo Hospitality Summer Classic Film Series presented by the University of Michigan Credit Union, with media support from MLive/The Ann Arbor News.

Rick Blaine (Humphrey Bogart), who owns a nightclub in Casablanca, discovers his old flame Ilsa (Ingrid Bergman) is in town with her husband, Victor Laszlo (Paul Henreid). Laszlo is a famed rebel, and with Germans on his tail, Ilsa knows Rick can he

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Anthropocene: The Human Epoch

Anthropocene: The Human Epoch

Wed. Sep. 25 at 7:00 PM at the Michigan. Part of Science on Screen.

A stunning sensory experience and cinematic meditation on humanity’s massive reengineering of the planet, Anthropocene: The Human Epoch is a years-in-the-making feature documentary from the award-winning team behind Manufactured Landscapes (2006) and Watermark (2013) and narrated by Alicia Vikander. The film follows the research of an international body of scientists, the Anthropocene Working Group who, after nearly 10 years of research, argue that th

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How to Survive a Plague

How to Survive a Plague

Mon. Sep. 30 at 7:30 PM at the Michigan.

How to Survive a Plague is the story of two coalitions-ACT UP and TAG (Treatment Action Group)-whose activism and innovation turned AIDS from a death sentence into a manageable condition. Despite having no scientific training, these self-made activists infiltrated the pharmaceutical industry and helped identify promising new drugs, moving them from experimental trials to patients in record time. With unfettered access to a treasure trove of never-before-seen archival footage from the 19

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White Christmas

White Christmas

Plays Sunday, December 1 at 5:00 PM at the Michigan. Time & Date Change! Special Ticket Prices Apply

With on-screen lyrics, interactive props, and more! Join us for caroling with the Barton organ from 4:30 – 5:00 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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