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



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Famed theater architect C. Howard Crane, who also designed the Fox Theater in Detroit, designed the State Theatre in downtown Ann Arbor.

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Captain Fantastic

Captain Fantastic

Opens early on July 28 at the State.

Official 2016 Cinetopia selection!

Deep in the wilderness of the Pacific Northwest, non-conformist Ben (VIGGO MORTENSEN) and his wife guide their six children toward exceptional adulthoods through rigorous outdoor activities and highly intellectual homeschooling. Capable of surviving in the wilderness, knowledgeable of the details of reproduction, and seasoned in the works of Noam Chomsky, the family seems ready for any challenges that come their way – any challenges except functi

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Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie

Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie

Moves Friday, July 29 to the State.

Edina and Patsy are still oozing glitz and glamor, living the high life they are accustomed to; shopping, drinking and clubbing their way around London’s trendiest hot-spots. Blamed for a major incident at an uber fashionable launch party, they become entangled in a media storm and are relentlessly pursued by the paparazzi. Fleeing penniless to the glamorous playground of the super-rich, the French Riviera, they hatch a plan to make their escape permanent and live the high life forever more!<

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Don’t Think Twice

Don’t Think Twice

Opens Friday, August 12 at the State.

Turmoil strikes a New York improv group (KEEGAN-MICHAEL KEY, GILLIAN JACOBS, MIKE BIRBIGLIA)–all best friends–when one member leaves to star in a television show and the rest of the group realizes that not everyone is going to make it after all.

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Life, Animated

Life, Animated

Opens Friday, August 19 at the State.

From Academy Award-winning director ROGER ROSS WILLIAMS comes an emotional coming-of-age story following Owen Suskind, a young man who was unable to speak as a child until he and his family discovered a unique way to communicate by immersing themselves in the world of classic Disney animated films.

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Southside With You

Southside With You

Opens Friday, August 26 at the State.

A retelling of the summer day in 1989 when a young law associate named Barack Obama (PARKER SAWYERS) tried to woo lawyer Michelle Robinson (TIKA SUMPTER) during a daylong date that took them from the Art Institute of Chicago, to a screening of Spike Lee’s Do The Right Thing, to the site of their first kiss outside of an ice cream parlor.

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