Films at the Michigan

Roma

Roma

Plays Friday, December 14 through Thursday, December 20 at the Michigan!

Nominated for 3 Golden Globes® including Best Picture!

Winner of The Golden Lion at The Venice International Film Festival! From Academy Award winner Alfonso Cuarón (Gravity, Children of Men) – Roma follows Cleo (Yalitza Aparicio), a young domestic worker for a family in the middle-class neighborhood of Roma in Mexico City. Delivering an artful love letter to the women who raised him, Cuarón

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Green Book

Green Book

Nominated for 5 Golden Globes® including Best Picture and Best Actor!

When Tony Lip (Viggo Mortensen), a bouncer from an Italian-American neighborhood in the Bronx, is hired to drive Dr. Don Shirley (Mahershala Ali), a world-class Black pianist, on a concert tour from Manhattan to the Deep South, they must rely on “The Green Book” to guide them to the few establishments that were then safe for African-Americans. Confronted with racism, danger-as well as unexpected humanity and humor-they are forced to

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At Eternity’s Gate

At Eternity’s Gate

Golden Globe® nominated for Best Actor!

Academy Award® Nominee Julian Schnabel directs this 2018 biographical drama film about the final years of painter Vincent van Gogh’s life, starring Willem Dafoe, who won Best Actor at The Venice Film Festival for his portrayal. At Eternity’s Gate is a journey inside the world and mind of a person who, despite skepticism, ridicule and illness, created some of the world’s most beloved and stunning works of art. Also starring Oscar

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Mary Poppins Returns

Mary Poppins Returns

Opens Wednesday, December 19 at the Michigan!

Nominated for 4 Golden Globes® including Best Picture, Best Actress and Best Actor!

In this story, Michael (Ben Whishaw) and Jane (Emily Mortimer) are now grown up, with Michael, his three children and their housekeeper, Ellen (Julie Walters), living on Cherry Tree Lane. After Michael suffers a personal loss, the enigmatic nanny Mary Poppins (Emily Blunt) re-enters the lives of the Banks family, and, along with the optimistic street lamplig

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Mary Queen of Scots

Mary Queen of Scots

Opens Friday, December 21 at the Michigan! Sneak Preview Thursday!

Becoming the Queen of France at 16 and widowed at 18, Mary Stuart (Saoirse Ronan) defies pressure to remarry. Instead, she returns to her native Scotland to reclaim her rightful throne. But Scotland and England fall under the rule of the compelling Elizabeth I (Margot Robbie). Each young Queen beholds her sister in fear and fascination. Rivals in power and in love, and female regents in a masculine world, the two must decide how to play the gam

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Vice

Vice

Opens Tuesday, December 25 at the State! Sneak preview Monday!

Nominated for 6 Golden Globes® including Best Picture and Best Actor!

Written and directed by Academy Award® winner Adam Mckay (The Big Short), Vice explores the epic story about how Dick Cheney, a bureaucratic Washington insider, quietly became the most powerful man in the world as Vice-President to George W. Bush, reshaping the country and the globe in ways still felt today. Stars Christian Bale as Dick Cheney, Amy Ad

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On the Town

On the Town

Plays Monday, January 7 at 7:30 PM at the Michigan! Part of “Musical Mondays”

Celebrating its 70th anniversary! Fun-loving sailors Gabey (Gene Kelly), Chip (Frank Sinatra) and Ozzie (Jules Munshin) have 24 hours of shore leave in New York City, and they want to make every second count. While Chip hooks up with loudmouth cab driver Brunhilde (Betty Garrett) and Ozzie swoons for prim anthropologist Claire (Ann Miller), Gabey falls in love with an actress he sees in an a

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On the Basis of Sex

On the Basis of Sex

Opens Friday, January 11 at the Michigan!

Celebrate Justice Ginsburg’s 25th anniversary on the Supreme Court! The film tells an inspiring and spirited true story that follows young lawyer Ruth Bader Ginsburg (Felicity Jones) as she teams with her husband Marty (Armie Hammer) to bring a groundbreaking case before the U.S. Court of Appeals and overturn a century of gender discrimination. Also stars Justin Theroux, Kathy Bates and Sam Waterston.

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The Greatest Showman, Sing-Along

The Greatest Showman, Sing-Along

Plays Friday, January 11 at 7:00 PM at the Michigan!

Join us for a special sing-along screening with onscreen lyrics!

Inspired by the imagination of P.T. Barnum and with music composed by Oscar, Grammy, Tony, and Golden Globe Award-winning songwriters Benj Pasek & Justin Paul, who also graduated from U of M! The Greatest Showman is an original musical that celebrates the birth of show business & tells of a visionary who rose from nothing to create a spectacle that became a worldwide sensation.

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Singin’ in the Rain

Singin’ in the Rain

Plays Monday, January 14 at 7:00 PM at the Michigan! Part of “Musical Mondays”

A spoof of the turmoil that afflicted the movie industry in the late 1920s when movies went from silent to sound. When two silent movie stars’, Don Lockwood (Gene Kelly) and Lina Lamont (Jean Hagen), latest movie is made into a musical a chorus girl (Debbie Reynolds) is brought in to dub Lina’s speaking and singing.. Also stars Donald O’Connor.

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The Twinning Reaction

The Twinning Reaction

Tuesday, January 15 at 7:00 PM. Part of the Science on Screen Film Series, an initiatve of the Coolidge Corner Theatre, with major support from the Sloan Foundation and the Arbor Research Collaborative of Health.

Featuring a post-film panel discussion with experts in the field! See below for more details.

The Twinning Reaction is a feature-length documentary film about a tragically failed human research experiment from the 1960s: a case involving identical twins who were separated in infancy and secretly studied by psyc

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Bathtubs Over Broadway

Bathtubs Over Broadway

Opens Friday, January 18 at the Michigan!

When he started as a comedy writer for the “Late Show with David Letterman,” Steve Young had few interests outside of his day job. But while gathering material for a segment on the show, Steve stumbled onto a few vintage record albums that would change his life forever. Bizarre cast recordings – marked “internal use only” – revealed full-throated Broadway-style musical shows about some of the most recognizable corporations in America: Ge

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Disney’s Frozen Sing-Along

Disney’s Frozen Sing-Along

Plays Sunday, January 20 at 3:00 PM at the Michigan.

Join us for a screening of the #1 Animated Film of All Time and sing-along with Elsa, Anna, Kristoff, and Olaf with on-screen lyrics, goody bags filled with interactive props, and more!

Special ticket prices apply.

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Hello, Dolly!

Hello, Dolly!

Plays Monday, January 28 at 7:00 PM at the Michigan! Part of “Musical Mondays”

Celebrating its 50th anniversary! In 1890s New York City, the bold and enchanting widow Dolly Levi (Barbra Streisand) is a socialite-turned-matchmaker. Her latest clients seeking assistance are the cantankerous “half-a-millionaire” Horace Vandergelder (Walter Matthau) and a young artist named Ambrose (Tommy Tune), who is in love with Horace’s niece, Ermengarde (Joyce Ames). Doll

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Fruitless Tree

Fruitless Tree

Tuesday, March 19 at 6:00 PM at the Michigan. Part of the CEW+, DAAS & ASC 2018-19 African Women Film Series. All screenings will be followed by a film discussion.

As a married but childless woman, Aicha finds herself in a situation that is totally “out of the ordinary” in her country, Niger, where women are expected to have children. But just like everywhere else in the world today, Niger also experiences problems with infertility. Based on her personal story, Aicha Macky explores the private suffering of women in her situa

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Notre étrangère/The Place in Between

Notre étrangère/The Place in Between

Saturday, April 6 at 6:00 PM at the Michigan. Part of the CEW+, DAAS & ASC 2018-19 African Women Film Series. All screenings will be followed by a film discussion.

After the death of her father, Amy, a young mixed-raced woman leaves Paris to go to Bobo in Burkina Faso to find her mother from whom she was separated at eight years old. But only her aunt lives in her childhood home. Amy goes from one family foyer to another, at the same time comforting it is also stifling. Moreover, she encounters a city in which she no longer has

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