Films at the Michigan

The Gospel According to André

The Gospel According to André

Plays Monday, July 16 to Thursday, July 19 at the Michigan!

André Leon Talley has been a fixture in the world of fashion for so long that it’s difficult to imagine a time when he wasn’t defining the boundaries of great style. Kate Novack‘s intimate portrait, The Gospel According to André takes viewers on an emotional journey from André’s roots growing up in the segregated Jim Crow South to become one of the most influential tastemakers and fashion curators of our times. NovackR

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RBG

RBG

An intimate portrait of an unlikely rock star: Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. With unprecedented access, the filmmakers explore how her early legal battles changed the world for women.

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Whitney

Whitney

This documentary by Oscar-winning director Kevin MacDonald is an unflinching portrait of Whitney Houston and her family that probes beyond familiar tabloid headlines and sheds new light on the spellbinding trajectory of Houston’s life.

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The Gospel According to André

The Gospel According to André

Plays Monday, July 16 to Thursday, July 19 at the Michigan!

André Leon Talley has been a fixture in the world of fashion for so long that it’s difficult to imagine a time when he wasn’t defining the boundaries of great style. Kate Novack‘s intimate portrait, The Gospel According to André takes viewers on an emotional journey from André’s roots growing up in the segregated Jim Crow South to become one of the most influential tastemakers and fashion curators of our times. NovackR

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Filmworker

Filmworker

Plays July 18 and 19 at the Michigan


It’s a rare person who would give up fame and fortune to toil in obscurity for someone else’s creative vision. Yet, that’s exactly what Leon Vitali did after his acclaimed performance as Lord Bullingdon in Stanley Kubrick‘s Barry Lyndon. The young actor surrendered his thriving career to become Kubrick’s loyal right-hand man. For more than two decades, Leon played a crucial role behind-the-scenes helping Kubrick make and maintain his

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1945

1945

Opens Friday, July 20 at the Michigan!


On a sweltering August day in 1945, villagers prepare for the wedding of the town clerk’s son. Meanwhile, two Orthodox Jews arrive at the village train station with mysterious boxes labeled “fragrances.” The town clerk fears the men may be heirs of the village’s deported Jews and expects them to demand their illegally acquired property back, originally lost during the second World War. Other villagers are afraid more survivors will come, posing a threat to the

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Yellow Submarine (1968)

Yellow Submarine (1968)

Plays Friday, July 13 to Sunday, July 15 at the Michigan!

With on-screen lyrics! The music-loving inhabitants of Pepperland are under siege by the Blue Meanies, a nasty group of music-hating creatures. The Lord Mayor of Pepperland (Dick Emery) dispatches sailor Old Fred (Lance Percival) to Liverpool, England, where he is to recruit the help of the Beatles (John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison, Ringo Starr). The sympathetic Beatles ride a yellow submarine to the occupied P

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Don’t Worry, He Won’t Get Far on Foot

Don’t Worry, He Won’t Get Far on Foot

Opens Thursday, July 26 at the Michigan!

John Callahan (Joaquin Phoenix) has a lust for life, a talent for off-color jokes, and a drinking problem. When an all-night bender ends in a catastrophic car accident, the last thing he intends to do is give up drinking. But when he reluctantly enters treatment with encouragement from his girlfriend (Rooney Mara) and a charismatic sponsor (Jonah Hill). Callahan discovers a gift for drawing edgy, irreverent newspaper cartoons that develop an international following a

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The Producers

The Producers

Plays Sunday, September 2 at 1:30pm and Tuesday, September 4 at 7:00pm at the Michigan!

Down and out producer Max Bialystock (ZERO MOSTEL), who was once the toast of Broadway, trades sexual favors with old ladies for cash contributions. Max’s new accountant Leo Bloom (GENE WILDER), offhandedly muses that if Max found investors for a new production that turned into a flop, he could legally keep all the extra money. The duo begins to put together the worst play possible, titled “Springtime for Hitler”,

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