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



What's happening
at the

Summer Classic Film Series

LOGO

The weather’s heating up, and we’re here to help you cool down! Every week this summer, we’ll be playing favorites from across the history of film every Sunday afternoon at and Tuesday evening in our air-conditioned auditorium. Add a performance by our talented organists on the historic Barton Organ, some popcorn and soda, and you’ve got a recipe for a classic summer evening all your own.

All published times subject to change. Please check back for the most up-to-date information.

The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

Plays Sunday, July 31 at 1:30 PM and Tuesday, August 2 at 7:00 PM at the Michigan. Part of the Kerrytown Market & Shops Summer Classic Film Series.

During the American Civil War, three men set off to find $200,000 in buried gold coins. Tuco (ELI WALLACH) and Blondie (CLINT EASTWOOD) have known each other for some time now having used the reward on Tuco’s head as a way of earning money. They come across a dying man, Bill Carson, who tells them of a treasure in gold coins. By chance, he tells Tuco the name of the cem

read more

Horse Feathers

Horse Feathers

Plays Sunday, August 7 at 1:30 PM and Tuesday, August 9 at 7:00 PM at the Michigan. Part of the Kerrytown Market & Shops Summer Classic Film Series.

Quincy Adams Wagstaff (Groucho) takes over as President of Huxley College. His son Frank (Zeppo) convinces him to buy a couple of football players at a local speakeasy so Huxley can have a winning team. For some bizarre reason, Wagstaff mistakes Baravelli (Chico) and Pinky (Harpo) for the genuine article, after getting involved with Baravelli in the famous “Swordfish

read more

Fargo

Fargo

Plays Sunday, August 14 at 1:30 PM and Tuesday, August 16 at 7:00 PM at the Michigan. Part of the Kerrytown Market & Shops Summer Classic Film Series.

Winner of two Oscars, including Best Screenplay! A pregnant police chief (Oscar winner FRANCES MCDORMAND) is investigating a series of homicides across the frozen tundra. Against a sprawling Minnesota landscape, a car salesman (WILLIAM H. MACY) hires two criminals (STEVE BUSCEMI and PETER STORMARE) to kidnap his wife. But when the scheme goes sour, and w

read more

Sing-Along Grease

Sing-Along Grease

Plays Sunday, August 21 at 1:30 PM and Tuesday, August 23 at 7:00 PM at the Michigan. Part of the Kerrytown Market & Shops Summer Classic Film Series.

Special ticket prices apply! Featuring onscreen lyrics, goody bags, and more!

Please note: this is a title change.Ever wanted to know what it’s like to be a T-bird or a Pink Lady but never quite felt cool enough to pull it off? Well, now is your chance to don those pink jackets, grease up those quiffs and let your inhibitions go f

read more

Metropolis

Metropolis

Plays Sunday, August 28 at 1:30 PM and Tuesday, August 30 at 7:00 PM at the Michigan. Part of the Kerrytown Market & Shops Summer Classic Film Series.

Featuring a live MIDI performance of an original electronic music score on the 1927 Barton Organ, by Jared Vaneck. Special ticket prices apply.

This influential German science-fiction film presents a highly stylized futuristic city where a beautiful and cultured utopia exists above a bleak underworld populated by mistreated workers. When the privil

read more

To Catch a Thief

To Catch a Thief

Plays Sunday, September 4 at 1:30 PM and Tuesday, September 6 at 7:00 PM at the Michigan. Part of the Kerrytown Market & Shops Summer Classic Film Series.

Notorious cat burglar John Robie (CARY GRANT) has long since retired to tend vineyards on the French Riviera. When a series of robberies is committed in his style, John must clear his name. Armed with a list of people who own the most expensive jewels currently in the area, John begins following the first owner, young Francie (GRACE KELLY). When her jewels are stolen,

read more

Casablanca

Casablanca

Plays Monday, September 5 at 7:00 PM at the Michigan. Part of the Kerrytown Market & Shops Summer Classic Film Series.

Free for students with valid ID!
One of the most beloved American films, this captivating wartime adventure of romance and intrigue from director Michael Curtiz defies standard categorization. Simply put, it is the story of Rick Blaine (Humphrey Bogart), a world-weary ex-freedom fighter who runs a nightclub in Casablanca during the early part of WWII. Despite pressure from the local authorities, n

read more