Films at the State

Rocketman

Rocketman

Now Playing at the State.

ROCKETMAN is an epic musical fantasy about the incredible human story of Elton John’s breakthrough years. The film follows the fantastical journey of transformation from shy piano prodigy Reginald Dwight into international superstar Elton John. This inspirational story — set to Elton John’s most beloved songs and performed by star Taron Egerton — tells the universally relatable story of how a small-town boy became one of the most iconic figures in pop culture. ROCKETMAN

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The Dead Don’t Die

The Dead Don’t Die

Opens Fri. June 14 at the State.

The greatest zombie cast ever disassembled starring Bill Murray, Adam Driver, Tilda Swinton, Chloë Sevigny, Steve Buscemi, Danny Glover, Caleb Landry Jones, Rosie Perez, Iggy Pop, Sara Driver, RZA, Selena Gomez, Carol Kane, Austin Butler, Luka Sabbat and Tom Waits. Written and directed by Jim Jarmusch.

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The Last Black Man in San Francisco

The Last Black Man in San Francisco

Sneak Preview on Thu. Jun. 20; Opens Fri. Jun. 21 at the State.

Jimmie Fails dreams of reclaiming the Victorian home his grandfather built in the heart of San Francisco. Joined on his quest by his best friend Mont, Jimmie searches for belonging in a rapidly changing city that seems to have left them behind. As he struggles to reconnect with his family and reconstruct the community he longs for, his hopes blind him to the reality of his situation.

A wistful odyssey populated by skaters, squatters, street preachers, playwrights,

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Booksmart

Booksmart

Now Playing at the State.

Told from a wildly original, fresh and modern perspective, Booksmart is an unfiltered comedy about high school best friends and the bonds we create that last a lifetime. Capturing the spirit of our times, the film is a coming of age story for a new generation. From Director Olivia Wilde and starring Kaitlyn Dever, Beanie Feldstein, Jessica Williams, Lisa Kudrow, Will Forte and Jason Sudeikis

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Shadow

Shadow

Opens Fri. June 21 at the State.

With SHADOW, director Zhang Yimou (HERO, HOUSE OF FLYING DAGGERS) once again pushes the boundaries of wuxia action to create a film like no other, masterfully painting a canvas of inky blacks and greys punctuated with bursts of color from the blood of the defeated. In a kingdom ruled by a young and unpredictable king, the military commander has a secret weapon: a “shadow”, a look-alike who can fool both his enemies and the King himself. Now he must use this weapon in an intricate plan that will l

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Do the Right Thing (1989)

Do the Right Thing (1989)

Sunday, June 30 at 4:00 PM at the State

30th anniversary screening presented with a new 4K restoration!

This powerful visual feast combines humor and drama with memorable characters while tracing the course of a single day on a block in the Bedford-Stuyvesant area of Brooklyn. It’s the hottest day of the year, a scorching 24-hour period that will change the lives of its residents forever.

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Spider-Man: Far From Home

Spider-Man: Far From Home

Opens Tue. Jul. 2 at the State.

Peter Parker returns in Spider-Man: Far From Home, the next chapter of the Spider-Man: Homecoming series! Our friendly neighborhood Super Hero decides to join his best friends Ned, MJ, and the rest of the gang on a European vacation. However, Peter’s plan to leave super heroics behind for a few weeks are quickly scrapped when he begrudgingly agrees to help Nick Fury uncover the mystery of several elemental creature attacks, creating havoc across the continent!

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Midsommar

Midsommar

Sneak preview on Tue. Jul. 2; Opens on Fri. Jul. 3 at the State

Dani and Christian are a young American couple with a relationship on the brink of falling apart. But after a family tragedy keeps them together, a grieving Dani invites herself to join Christian and his friends on a trip to a once-in-a-lifetime midsummer festival in a remote Swedish village. What begins as a carefree summer holiday in a land of eternal sunlight takes a sinister turn when the insular villagers invite their guests to partake in festivities that rend

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Pulp Fiction (1994)

Pulp Fiction (1994)

Plays Sat. Jul. 6 at 10:00 PM at the State.

Vincent Vega (John Travolta) and Jules Winnfield (Samuel L. Jackson) are hitmen with a penchant for philosophical discussions. In this ultra-hip, multi-strand crime movie, their storyline is interwoven with those of their boss, gangster Marsellus Wallace (Ving Rhames) ; his actress wife, Mia (Uma Thurman) ; struggling boxer Butch Coolidge (Bruce Willis) ; master fixer Winston Wolfe (Harvey Keitel) and a nervous pair of armed robbers, “Pumpkin” (Tim Roth) and “Honey

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Ann Arbor Film Festival Presents: My Friend the Polish Girl

Ann Arbor Film Festival Presents: My Friend the Polish Girl

Wed. July 10 at 7:00 PM at the State.

Presented in partnership with the Ann Arbor Film Festival.
Free for AAFF & MT Gold Card members!

Borrowing from the language of cinema verité, this fiction film appears to be an experimental documentary told through the eyes (and lens) of Katie—an amateur filmmaker and American rich kid—making a film about Alicja, an erratic, unemployed Polish actress. In this raw, sexual, and visually brash film in post-Brexit-vote London, Katie’s colonizing, disruptive presence i

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Wild Rose

Wild Rose

Opens Fri. Jul. 12 at the State,

An official selection of Cinetopia 2019!
Fresh out of prison, a Scottish woman juggles her job and two children while pursuing her dream of becoming a country music star. She soon gets her chance when she travels to Nashville, Tenn., on a life-changing journey to discover her true voice. Features Jessie Buckley, Julie Walters, and Sophie Okonedo.

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Echo in the Canyon

Echo in the Canyon

Opens Fr. Jul. 19 at the State.

Echo In The Canyon celebrates the explosion of popular music that came out of LA’s Laurel Canyon in the mid-60s as folk went electric and The Byrds, The Beach Boys, Buffalo Springfield and The Mamas and the Papas gave birth to the California Sound.

Featuring Jakob Dylan, the film explores the beginnings of the Laurel Canyon music scene. Dylan uncovers never-before-heard personal details behind the bands and their songs and how that music continues to inspire today. Echo in the Canyon

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Inglourious Basterds (2009)

Inglourious Basterds (2009)

Plays Sat. Jul. 20 at 10:00 PM at the State.

It is the first year of Germany’s occupation of France. Allied officer Lt. Aldo Raine (Brad Pitt) assembles a team of Jewish soldiers to commit violent acts of retribution against the Nazis, including the taking of their scalps. He and his men join forces with Bridget von Hammersmark, a German actress and undercover agent, to bring down the leaders of the Third Reich. Their fates converge with theater owner Shosanna Dreyfus, who seeks to avenge the Nazis’ execution of her

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Maiden

Opens Fri. Jul. 26 at the State.

Maiden is the story of how Tracy Edwards, a 24-year-old cook in charter boats, became the skipper of the first ever all-female crew to enter the Whitbread Round the World in 1989. Tracy’s inspirational dream was opposed on all sides: her male competitors thought an all-women crew would never make it, the chauvinistic yachting press took bets on her failure, and potential sponsors rejected her, fearing they would die at sea and generate bad publicity. But Tracy refused to give up: she remor

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The Farewell

The Farewell

Opens Fr. Aug. 2 at the State.

In this funny, uplifting tale based on an actual lie, Chinese-born, U.S.-raised Billi (Awkwafina) reluctantly returns to Changchun to find that, although the whole family knows their beloved matriarch, Nai-Nai, has been given mere weeks to live, everyone has decided not to tell Nai Nai herself. To assure her happiness, they gather under the joyful guise of an expedited wedding, uniting family members scattered among new homes abroad. As Billi navigates a minefield of family expectations and propri

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Ann Arbor Film Festival Presents: Nothing or Everything

Ann Arbor Film Festival Presents: Nothing or Everything

Wed. Aug. 7 at 7:00 PM at the State.

Presented in partnership with the Ann Arbor Film Festival.
Free for AAFF & MT Gold Card members!

In both the past and the present, two people walk deep into a mountain forest. For these two women born and raised in the city, there is no place more unfamiliar. It is a place where all kinds of living things are breathing. Here, two people in the present climb the mountain, following two people from the past. The film unfolds with past and present overlapping in the same spac

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Ann Arbor Film Festival Presents: <3

Ann Arbor Film Festival Presents:

Wed. Sep. 11 at 7:00 PM at the State.

Presented in partnership with the Ann Arbor Film Festival.
Free for AAFF & MT Gold Card members!

The LNZ Visual Album is the longest night of LNZ’s life as everyone is trying to kill her. In this loosely woven, spiraling death odyssey of the night, LNZ’s body moves through different forms of digital imagery until finally being uploaded to the Internet to live forever. Formally, it’s a 60-minute selfie, lol. It’s also a coming-of-age story in a technological commun

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Ann Arbor Film Festival Presents: Two A.M.

Ann Arbor Film Festival Presents: Two A.M.

Wed. Oct. 9 at 7:00 PM at the State.

Presented in partnership with the Ann Arbor Film Festival.
Free for AAFF & MT Gold Card members!

Sanna is pitted against an overbearing family of mind-reading “Watchers.” As a telepathic police state manipulates social unrest in a city in flames, Sanna attempts to reconnect with her sister Algin, a blacklisted pop singer. On the run from her unpredictably sinister Watcher cousins, Sanna is soon joined by her lover Franz. But just as the possibility of freedom seems fin

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