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The Studio Ghibli Collection - A 30-Year Retrospective

This Fall, The State Theatre celebrates some of the greatest and most influential films of all time from the legendary Japanese animation team at Studio Ghibli.  More >>


The Toyota Family-Friendly Film Series

Presented by the Benard L. Maas Foundation and Toyota, the Family-Friendly Film series is FREE for kids 12 and under! More >>


National Theatre Live & RSC in HD

Presented in partnership with UMSExperience the best of British theatre with high-definition broadcasts from theaters in London.  More >>


Electric Shadows: Premiere Contemporary Chinese Film Series

Presented by the UM Confucius InstituteThis film series is free and open to the public! Curated by Mark Nornes, Chair of the UM Screen Arts and Cultures, the Lieberthal-Rogel Center for Chinese Studies and the Confucius Institute present Electric Shadows: U-M Premiere Contemporary Chinese Film Series. Featuring  five of the most exciting films released in 2013, ranging from romantic comedy to science fiction. More >>


Penny W. Stamps Speaker Series

Presented by the UM School of Art & DesignEstablished with the generous support of alumna Penny W. Stamps, the Speaker Series brings respected artists/designers from a broad spectrum of media to the School to conduct a public lecture and engage with students, faculty, and the larger University and Ann Arbor communities. Additional support is provided by our media sponsor, Michigan RadioMore >>