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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.

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Dr. Strangelove Or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb

Dr. Strangelove Or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb

Plays Sunday, July 3 at 1:30 PM and Tuesday, July 5 at 7:00 PM at the Michigan. Part of the Kerrytown Market & Shops Summer Classic Film Series.

In 1964, with the Cuban Missile Crisis fresh in viewers’ minds, the Cold War at its frostiest, and the hydrogen bomb relatively new and frightening, STANLEY KUBRICK dared to make a film about what could happen if the wrong person pushed the wrong button — and played the situation for laughs. Dr. Strangelove’s jet-black satire (from a script by Kubrick, Peter Ge

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The Dirty Dozen

The Dirty Dozen

Plays Monday, July 4 at 1:30 PM at the Michigan. Part of the Kerrytown Market & Shops Summer Classic Film Series.

Free for Veterans and Active Duty Military!

Director ROBERT ALDRICH took what he considered a hopelessly old-fashioned script by LUKAS HELLER and NUNNALLY JOHNSON and fashioned The Dirty Dozen into one of MGM’s biggest moneymakers of the 1960s–and the sixth highest-grossing film in the studio’s history. LEE MARVIN plays Major Reisman, assigned to coordinate a suicide mission on a Fren

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A Streetcar Named Desire

A Streetcar Named Desire

Plays Sunday, July 10 at 1:30 PM and Tuesday, July 12 at 7:00 PM at the Michigan. Part of the Kerrytown Market & Shops Summer Classic Film Series.

Special Member Event on Sunday, July 10. Members get in free to the Sunday screening! Contact Amber Duncan for more information.

In the classic play by Tennessee Williams, brought to the screen by Elia Kazan, faded Southern belle Blanche DuBois (Vivien Leigh) comes to visit her pregnant sister, Stella (Kim Hunter), in a seedy section of New Orleans. Stella̵

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Monty Python & The Holy Grail

Monty Python & The Holy Grail

Plays Sunday, July 17 at 1:30 PM and Tuesday, July 19 at 7:00 PM at the Michigan. Part of the Kerrytown Market & Shops Summer Classic Film Series.

History is turned on its comic head when, in 10th century England, King Arthur travels the countryside to find knights who will join him at the Round Table in Camelot. Gathering up the men is a tale in itself but after a bit of a party at Camelot, many decide to leave only to be stopped by God who sends them on a quest: to find the Holy Grail. After a series of individual adve

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Funny Face

Funny Face

Plays Sunday, July 24 at 1:30 PM and Tuesday, July 26 at 7:00 PM at the Michigan. Part of the Kerrytown Market & Shops Summer Classic Film Series.

Fashion photographer Dick Avery (FRED ASTAIRE), expropriates a Greenwich Village bookstore, leaving the store in a shambles, much to salesgirl Jo Stockton’s (AUDREY HEPBURN) dismay. Avery stays behind to help her clean up. Later, he examines the photos taken there and sees Jo in the background of one shot. He is intrigued by her unique appearance, as is Maggie Prescott,

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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

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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

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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

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Sing-Along Sound of Music

Sing-Along Sound of Music

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!

Sing along with one of the most popular movie musicals of all time! Based on the true story of the Trapp Family Singers and starring JULIE ANDREWS as Maria, a young nun in an Austrian convent who regularly misses her morning prayers because she enjoys going to the hills to

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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 live music accompaniment! 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 privileged youth Freder (Gustav Fröhlich) discovers the grim scene under the city, h

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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,

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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

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