Films at the Michigan

Biggest Little Farm

Biggest Little Farm

Now Playing at the Michigan

THE BIGGEST LITTLE FARM chronicles the eight-year quest of John and Molly Chester as they trade city living for 200 acres of barren farmland and a dream to harvest in harmony with nature.

Through dogged perseverance and embracing the opportunity provided by nature’s conflicts, the Chester’s unlock and uncover a biodiverse design for living that exists far beyond their farm, its seasons, and our wildest imagination.

Featuring breathtaking cinematography, captivating animals, and

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Pavarotti

Pavarotti

Opens Fri. June 21 at the Michigan.

The Cinetopia Secretopia hit returns! From the filmmaking team behind the highly-acclaimed documentary The Beatles: Eight Days A Week – The Touring Years, PAVAROTTI is a riveting film that lifts the curtain on the icon who brought opera to the people. Academy Award (R) winner Ron Howard puts audiences front row center for an exploration of The Voice…The Man…The Legend. Luciano Pavarotti gave his life to the music and a voice to the world. This cinematic event features history-mak

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Late Night

Late Night

“Emma Thompson plays the late-night host Katherine Newbury in this smart and breezy comedy. It’s some of her very best work, which is saying a lot.”A.O. Scott, The NY Times

Legendary late-night talk show host’s world is turned upside down when she hires her only female staff writer. Originally intended to smooth over diversity concerns, her decision has unexpectedly hilarious consequences as the two women separ

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Framing John DeLorean

Framing John DeLorean

Plays at the Michigan through Thu. Jun. 20; Moves to the State on Fri. Jun. 21.

The Cinetopia 2019 hit returns for a full run! Framing John DeLorean recounts the extraordinary life and legend of the controversial automaker, tracing his meteoric rise through the ranks of General Motors, his obsessive quest to build a sports car that would conquer the world, and his shocking fall from grace on charges of cocaine trafficking. Interweaving a treasure trove of archival footage with dramatic vignettes starring Alec Baldwin, Framing John De

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The Spy Behind Home Plate

The Spy Behind Home Plate

Aviva Kempner’s The Spy Behind Home Plate is the first feature-length documentary to tell the real story of Morris “Moe” Berg, the enigmatic and brilliant Jewish baseball player turned spy. Berg caught and fielded in the major leagues during baseball’s Golden Age in the 1920s and 1930s. But very few people know that Berg also worked for the Office of Strategic Services (OSS), spying in Europe and playing a prominent role in America’s efforts to undermine the German atomic bomb program during WWII. The Spy Behind

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2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)

2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)

Plays Sun. Jun. 23 at 1:30 and Wed. Jun. 26 at 7:00 PM at the Michigan. Part of the SavCo Hospitality Summer Classic Film Series presented by the University of Michigan Credit Union, with media support from MLive/The Ann Arbor News.

An imposing black structure provides a connection between the past and the future in this enigmatic adaptation of a short story by revered sci-fi author Arthur C. Clarke. When Dr. Dave Bowman (Keir Dullea) and other astronauts are sent on a mysterious mission, their ship’s computer sys

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Yesterday

Sneak peek on Thu. Jun. 27; Opens Fri. Jun. 28 at the Michigan.

In the latest from director Danny Boyle (Trainspotting, Steve Jobs), Jack Malik (Himesh Patel, BBC’s Eastenders) is a struggling singer-songwriter in a tiny English seaside town whose dreams of fame are rapidly fading, despite the fierce devotion and support of his childhood best friend, Ellie (Lily James, Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again). Then, after a freak bus accident during a mysterious global blackout, Jack wakes up to discover that The Beatles have never

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Non-Fiction

Non-Fiction

Opens Fri. June 28 at the Michigan.

Juliette Binoche and Guillame Canet reunite with acclaimed director Olivier Assayas for this wry, slyly seductive tale of sex, lies, and literature. Set amidst the bohemian intelligentsia of the Parisian publishing world, Non-Fiction traces the romantic and emotional fallout that results when a controversial writer begins blurring the line between fact and fiction, using his real-life love affairs — including a passionate fling with an actress who happens to be married to his editor — as

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The Right Stuff (1983)

The Right Stuff (1983)

Plays Sun. Jun. 30 at 1:30 and Wed. Jul. 3 at 7:00 PM at the Michigan. Part of the SavCo Hospitality Summer Classic Film Series presented by the University of Michigan Credit Union, with media support from MLive/The Ann Arbor News.

This adaptation of the non-fiction novel by Tom Wolfe chronicles the first 15 years of America’s space program. By focusing on the lives of the Mercury astronauts, including John Glenn (Ed Harris) and Alan Shepard (Scott Glenn), the film recounts the dangers and frustrations experienced

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Toni Morrison: The Pieces I Am

Toni Morrison: The Pieces I Am

Opens Fri. Jul. 5 at the Michigan.

In this Cinetopia 2019 Audience Award winner, author Toni Morrison leads an assembly of her peers, critics and colleagues on an exploration of race, history, America and the human condition.

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Woodstock (1970)

Woodstock (1970)

Director’s Cut! Plays Sunday, July 7 at the Michigan. Part of the SavCo Hospitality Summer Classic Film Series presented by the University of Michigan Credit Union, with media support from MLive/The Ann Arbor News. Presented with a 10 minute intermission.

In 1969, 500,000 people descended on a small patch of field in a little-known town in upstate New York called Woodstock. In this documentary, the iconic event is chronicled in unflinching detail, from the event’s inception all the way through to the unexpect

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Carmine Street Guitars

Carmine Street Guitars

Plays Tue. Jul. 9 ONLY at the Michigan.

Once the centre of the New York bohemia, Greenwich Village is now home to lux restaurants, and buzzer door clothing stores catering to the nouveau riche. But one shop in the heart of the Village remains resilient to the encroaching gentrification: Carmine Street Guitars. There, custom guitar maker Rick Kelly and his young apprentice Cindy Hulej, build handcrafted guitars out of reclaimed wood from old hotels, bars, churches and other local buildings. Nothing looks or sounds quite like a R

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The Room

The Room

Plays Wednesday, July 10 at 7:00 PM at the Michigan

A bona fide classic of midnight cinema, Tommy Wiseau’s misguided masterpiece subverts the rules of filmmaking with a boundless enthusiasm that renders such mundanities as acting, screenwriting, and cinematography utterly irrelevant. You will never see a football the same way again.

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Nevertheless Film Festival

Nevertheless Film Festival

Jul. 11 – Jul. 14 at the Michigan.

Don’t miss Nevertheless Film Festival, a new festival elevating the work of female-identifying filmmakers! Bringing you the latest and greatest documentaries, narratives, and short films made by women — for everyone.

Schedule now available! Learn more at neverthelessfilmfestival.com/film-guide.
Not a Michigan Theater sponsored film.

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The Fall of the American Empire

The Fall of the American Empire

Opens Fri. Jul. 12 at the Michigan.

Pierre-Paul Daoust, 36, an intellectual with a PhD in philosophy is forced to work as a deliveryman to afford a decent living. One day, while delivering a parcel, he gets caught in a hold up gone terribly wrong: two dead and millions in money bags laying on the ground. Pierre-Paul is confronted with a dilemma: leave empty handed, or take the money and run?

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Hidden Figures (2017)

Hidden Figures (2017)

Plays Sunday, July 14 and Wednesday, July 17 at the Michigan

Three brilliant African-American women at NASA — Katherine Johnson (Taraji P. Henson), Dorothy Vaughan (Octavia Spencer) and Mary Jackson (Janelle Monáe) — serve as the brains behind one of the greatest operations in history: the launch of astronaut John Glenn (Glen Powell) into orbit, a stunning achievement that restored the nation’s confidence, turned around the Space Race and galvanized the world.

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Between Me and My Mind

Between Me and My Mind

One night only! Wednesday, July 17 at 7:30 PM at the Michigan.

Following the critically-acclaimedworld premiere at Tribeca Film Festival, Between Me and My Mind comes to movie theaters nationwide for a special one-night-only screening on Wednesday, July 17. A few minutes into this intimate look at the creative process of founding Phish guitarist and vocalist Trey Anastasio, it is clear that he is exploding with his unique brand of songwriting and creativity. As the frontman of one of America’s longest las

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Meeting Gorbachev

Meeting Gorbachev

Plays Thu. Jul. 18 ONLY at the Michigan.

Mikhail Gorbachev, former president of the Soviet Union, sits down with filmmaker Werner Herzog to discuss his many achievements. Topics include the talks to reduce nuclear weapons, the reunification of Germany and the dissolution of his country.

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Apollo 11

Apollo 11

Plays Sat. Jul. 20 ONLY at the Michigan.

Crafted from a newly discovered trove of 65mm footage, and more than 11,000 hours of uncatalogued audio recordings, Apollo 11 takes us straight to the heart of NASA’s most celebrated mission—the one that first put men on the moon, and forever made Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin into household names.

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The Godfather (1972)

The Godfather (1972)

Plays Sunday, July 21 and Wednesday, July 24 at the Michigan. Part of the SavCo Hospitality Summer Classic Film Series presented by the University of Michigan Credit Union, with media support from MLive/The Ann Arbor News.

Widely regarded as one of the greatest films of all time, this mob drama, based on Mario Puzo’s novel, focuses on the powerful Italian-American crime family of Don Vito Corleone (Marlon Brando). When the don’s youngest son, Michael (Al Pacino), reluctantly joins the Mafia, he

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The Cure – Anniversary 1978-2018 Live in Hyde Park London

The Cure – Anniversary 1978-2018 Live in Hyde Park London

One night only! Tuesday, July 23 at 7:30 PM at the Michigan.

The Cure, acknowledged as one of the world’s greatest live bands, take the stage on a perfect July evening in London’s Hyde Park 2018 to deliver a set of songs celebrating four decades of music making. The ensuing film “Anniversary 1978-2018“, directed by long-time collaborator Tim Pope, captures them in glorious 4K. The 5.1 audio mix by Robert Smith and Paul Corkett complements and completes this fabulously immersive cinematic ex

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Once Upon a Time in Hollywood

Once Upon a Time in Hollywood

Opens Fri. Jul. 26 at the Michigan.

Quentin Tarantino’s Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood visits 1969 Los Angeles, where everything is changing, as TV star Rick Dalton (Leonardo DiCaprio) and his longtime stunt double Cliff Booth (Brad Pitt) make their way around an industry they hardly recognize anymore. The ninth film from the writer-director features a large ensemble cast and multiple storylines in a tribute to the final moments of Hollywood’s golden age.

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A Hard Day’s Night (1964)

A Hard Day’s Night (1964)

Plays Sunday, July 28 and Wednesday, July 31 at the Michigan. Part of the SavCo Hospitality Summer Classic Film Series presented by the University of Michigan Credit Union, with media support from MLive/The Ann Arbor News.

The Beatles in their feature film debut, one of the greatest rock-and-roll comedy adventures ever. The film takes on the just-left-of-reality style of mock-documentary, following “a day in the life” of John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison, and Ringo Starrread more

Alice’s Restaurant (1969)

Alice’s Restaurant (1969)

Plays Sunday, August 4 and Wednesday, August 7 at the Michigan. Part of the SavCo Hospitality Summer Classic Film Series presented by the University of Michigan Credit Union, with media support from MLive/The Ann Arbor News.

Arlo Guthrie plays himself in this film based on his song of the same name. After getting kicked out of college, Arlo decides to visit his friend Alice (Pat Quinn) for Thanksgiving dinner. After dinner is over, Arlo volunteers to take the trash to the dump, but finds it closed for the h

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Sing-a-long-a Sound of Music

Sing-a-long-a Sound of Music

Sun. Aug. 11 at 1:30 PM and Wed. Aug 14 at 7:00 PM at the Michigan. Part of the SavCo Hospitality Summer Classic Film Series presented by the University of Michigan Credit Union, with media support from MLive/The Ann Arbor News.

Calling all Nuns, Goat herders, Hills, Alps, Baronesses, Brown Paper Packages Tied up with String or any of your favorite things!!

Get ready to yodel in North America! This is your chance to sing-a-long to the most successful movie musical of all time. This is one of the funniest, most li

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Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969)

Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969)

Plays Sunday, August 17 and Wednesday, August 21 at the Michigan. Part of the SavCo Hospitality Summer Classic Film Series presented by the University of Michigan Credit Union, with media support from MLive/The Ann Arbor News.

The true story of fast-draws and wild rides, battles with posses, train and bank robberies, a torrid love affair and a new lease on outlaw life in far away Bolivia. It is also a character study of a remarkable friendship between Butch – possibly the most likeable outlaw in frontier history &#

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La La Land (2016)

La La Land (2016)

Plays Sunday, August 25 and Wednesday, August 28 at the Michigan. Part of the SavCo Hospitality Summer Classic Film Series presented by the University of Michigan Credit Union, with media support from MLive/The Ann Arbor News.

Sebastian (Ryan Gosling) and Mia (Emma Stone) are drawn together by their common desire to do what they love. But as success mounts they are faced with decisions that begin to fray the fragile fabric of their love affair, and the dreams they worked so hard to maintain in each other th

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Casablanca (1942)

Casablanca (1942)

Plays Monday, September 2 at 7:00 PM at the Michigan – FREE for students with valid I.D! Part of the SavCo Hospitality Summer Classic Film Series presented by the University of Michigan Credit Union, with media support from MLive/The Ann Arbor News.

Rick Blaine (Humphrey Bogart), who owns a nightclub in Casablanca, discovers his old flame Ilsa (Ingrid Bergman) is in town with her husband, Victor Laszlo (Paul Henreid). Laszlo is a famed rebel, and with Germans on his tail, Ilsa knows Rick can he

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