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  • Mr. Turner, Timbuktu, Birdman, and more! February 26, 2015 Opening Downtown Nominated for four Academy Awards, “Mr. Turner” explores the last quarter century of the great if eccentric British painter J.M.W. Turner (1775-1851). Profoundly affected by the death of his father, loved by a housekeeper he takes for granted and occasionally exploits sexually, he forms a close relationship with a seaside landlady with whom he ...
  • Oscar time, Mommy, Bluebird, and more! February 19, 2015 You can also listen to the show on WEMU:   Opening Downtown Winner of a Cannes Film Festival Grand Jury Prize and a favorite film of movie maven and 107one morning host Martin Bandyke, “Mommy” opens Friday at the Michigan. It’s the story of a single mom who finds herself burdened with custody of her explosive 15-year-old son. ...
  • Still Alice, Blue Hawaii, The Big Sleep, and more! February 10, 2015 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 “Still Alice” Oscar nominee Julianne Moore stars as Alice Howland, a happily married renowned linguistics professor who starts to forget words. When she receives a diagnosis of Early-Onset Alzheimer’s Disease, Alice and her ...
  • Me And Earl And The Dying Girl, Two Days One Night, and more! February 5, 2015 You can also listen to WEMU’s Cinema Chat, a regular feature heard each Thursday during Morning Edition on 89.1 WEMU: Sundance comes back to Ann Arbor! “Me And Earl And The Dying Girl” was awarded both the Grand Jury Prize AND the Audience Award for US Dramatic film at this year’s Sundance Film Festival – and tonight ...
  • Direct From Sundance, A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night, and more! January 30, 2015 Direct From Sundance – ME AND EARL AND THE DYING GIRL plus 2 programs of Sundance Shorts! The Michigan Theater is honored to continue its relationship with the Sundance Film Festival by hosting a special screening of a 2015 Sundance Film Festival film with guest appearances on Thursday February 5 – and unlike in years past, ...
  • Direct From Sundance, Force Majeure, The Babadook, and more! January 22, 2015 Direct From Sundance The Michigan Theater is honored to continue its relationship with the Sundance Film Festival by hosting an exclusive premiere at the Michigan Theater on Thursday February 5 at 7:30 PM. Stay tuned for the title and special guest announcements! Opening Downtown “Force Majeure,” winner of the Un Certain Regard jury prize at last year’s Cannes ...
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  • 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 ...