Ann Arbor's non-profit center for fine film and the performing arts



What's happening
at the

Our Blogs

 

Cinema Chat
  • Wild, The Imitation Game, It’s a Wonderful Life and More, and more! December 18, 2014 You can also listen to WEMU’s Cinema Chat, a regular feature heard each Thursday during Morning Edition on 89.1 WEMU:: Opening Downtown In “Wild,” with the dissolution of her marriage and the death of her mother, Cheryl Strayed (Reese Witherspoon) has lost all hope. After years of reckless behavior, she makes a rash decision: with absolutely ...
  • The Homesman, NT Live, Elf, Ghibli Finale, and more! December 11, 2014 Opening Downtown In “The Homesman,” when three women living on the edge of the American frontier are driven mad by harsh pioneer life, the task of saving them falls to the pious, independent-minded Mary Bee Cuddy (Hilary Swank). Transporting the women by covered wagon to Iowa, she soon realizes just how daunting the journey will be, ...
  • Goodbye to Language in 3D, Awake, Miracle on 34th Street, and more! December 4, 2014 You can also listen to WEMU’s Cinema Chat, a regular feature heard each Thursday during Morning Edition on 89.1 WEMU: Opening Downtown The 43rd feature by Jean-Luc Godard, “Goodbye to Language” was shot, and can only be truly seen and experienced, in 3D, which Godard has put to wondrous use. The idea is simple: a stray dog ...
  • White Christmas, Looney Tunes, Home Alone, and more! November 26, 2014 Sing-A-Long White Christmas is back! Celebrate the Michigan Theater tradition of Sing-A-Long “White Christmas” with on-screen lyrics, interactive props and more! Bing Crosby and Danny Kaye play war buddies turned entertainers who fall for a pair of sisters (Rosemary Clooney and Vera-Ellen). Sing-A-Long “White Christmas” plays Friday, November 28 at 7:30 PM. Join us for caroling ...
  • The Theory of Everything, Spirited Away, Mean Girls, and more! November 20, 2014 You can also listen to WEMU’s Cinema Chat, a regular feature heard each Thursday during Morning Edition on 89.1 WEMU:   Opening Downtown A wonderful film with two Oscar-worthy performances by Eddie Redmayne (“Les Misérables”) as scientist Stephen Hawking and Felicity Jones (“The Amazing Spider-Man 2”) as his Cambridge classmate Jane, “The Theory of Everything” is an extraordinary ...
  • Whiplash, The Zero Theorem, Citizenfour, and more! November 13, 2014 You can also listen to WEMU’s Cinema Chat, a regular feature heard each Thursday during Morning Edition on 89.1 WEMU: Opening Downtown In “Whiplash” Andrew (Miles Teller) is an ambitious young jazz drummer, single-minded in his pursuit to rise to the top of his elite music conservatory. Terence Fletcher (J.K. Simmons), an instructor equally known for his ...
Inside the Michigan Theater
  • Manhattan Short Film Festival voting results are in! October 8, 2012 Gold Medal winner – SUPERMAN, SPIDERMAN OR BATMAN, which received the 2nd highest number of votes at the Michigan Theater’s screening. Silver Medal winner – A CURIOUS CONJUNCTION OF COINCIDENCES, which received the highest number of votes at the Michigan Theater’s screening. For more results, visit www.manhattanshort.com.
  • Cinetopia Audience Awards June 6, 2012 The results are in! Cinetopia film ballots have been tallied and the Audience Award goes to… HIPSTERS, the candy colored musical set in Moscow 1955 at the height of the Cold War. And the Cinetopia Festival Laurels go to… MISSED CONNECTIONS, The comedic romance about a guy named who has been trying to get over a traumatic ...
  • FREE Admission For Veterans This Weekend May 24, 2012 MICHIGAN THEATER HONORS US MILITARY PERSONNEL WITH FREE ADMISSION FOR ALL MOVIES MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND The Michigan Theater is pleased to once again recognize the contributions to our country by members of the U.S. military. Throughout Memorial Day Weekend—Friday, May 25 through Monday, May 28—both military veterans and active personnel with ID will be admitted FREE to ...
  • Summer Classic Film Series Kicks Off Sunday, June 3rd May 24, 2012 Series to run Sundays and Tuesdays through Labor Day This summer, the 2012 Bell’s Summer Classic Film Series at the Michigan Theater will bring Westerns and Musicals, Comedies and Blockbusters to the silver screen for one of the best Summer Classic Film Series yet. There will be eye-popping 3D, giant sharks, classic literary adaptations, and a ...
  • Cinetopia Festival Guide is Online May 17, 2012 The FULL festival guide is here! Pages 10 & 11 show which films are playing in each time slot. View the Cinetopia Festival Guide
  • Program Announcement – N.A. Independent Films May 1, 2012 Tuesday, May 1 – The Cinetopia International Film Festival presented by AT&T, announced today the North American Independent portion of the inaugural event, to take place May 31-June 3 at three Ann Arbor landmark locations: the Michigan Theater, the State Theater, and Angell Hall at the University of Michigan.  The more than 30 films on tap ...