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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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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Don’t Think Twice

Don’t Think Twice

Now Playing 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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Morris From America

Morris From America

Opens Friday, September 2 at the State.

A heartwarming and crowd-pleasing coming-of-age comedy with a unique spin, Morris from America centers on Morris Gentry (Markees Christmas, in an incredible breakout performance) a 13-year-old who has just relocated with his single father, Curtis (Craig Robinson) to Heidelberg, Germany. Morris, who fancies himself the next Notorious B.I.G., is a complete fish-out-of-water—a budding hip-hop star in an EDM world. To complicate matters further, Morris quickly falls hard for his cool, rebellious,

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Drive

Drive

Plays Saturday, September 3 at 11:59 PM at the State. Late Nights are only $8!

The Driver is a Hollywood stunt driver by day, who moonlights as a top-notch getaway driver-for-hire in the criminal underworld by night. A loner by nature, he finds himself a target for some of LA’s most dangerous men after agreeing to aid the husband of his beautiful neighbour, Irene. When the job goes dangerously awry, he takes it upon himself to keep Irene and her son alive.

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Eat that Question: Frank Zappa in His Own Words

Eat that Question: Frank Zappa in His Own Words

Opens Friday, September 9 at the State.

EAT THAT QUESTION—FRANK ZAPPA IN HIS OWN WORDS is an intimate encounter with the iconoclastic composer and musician. Rare archival footage reveals a provocative 20th century musical genius whose worldview reverberates into the present day and beyond.

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Mad Max: Fury Road

Mad Max: Fury Road

Plays Saturday, September 10 at 11:59 PM at the State. Late Nights at the State are only $8!

Years after the collapse of civilization, the tyrannical Immortan Joe enslaves apocalypse survivors inside the desert fortress the Citadel. When the warrior Imperator Furiosa (Charlize Theron) leads the despot’s five wives in a daring escape, she forges an alliance with Max Rockatansky (Tom Hardy), a loner and former captive. Fortified in the massive, armored truck the War Rig, they try to outrun the ruthless warlord and his hen

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