Films at the Michigan

The Wife

The Wife

Opens Friday, September 7 at the Michigan!


After nearly forty years of marriage, Joan and Joe Castleman (Glenn Close and Jonathan Pryce) are complements. Where Joe is casual, Joan is elegant. Where Joe is vain, Joan is self-effacing. And where Joe enjoys his very public role as the great American novelist, Joan pours her considerable intellect, grace, charm and diplomacy into the private role of a great man’s wife. As Joe is about to be awarded the Nobel Prize for his acclaimed and prolific body of wor

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Love, Gilda

Love, Gilda

Opens Friday, September 21 at the Michigan!

In her own words, comedienne Gilda Radner looks back and reflects on her life and career. Weaving together her recently discovered audiotapes, interviews with her friends (Chevy Chase, Lorne Michaels, Laraine Newman, Paul Shaffer and Martin Short), rare home movies and diaries read by modern-day comedians inspired by Gilda. Love, Gilda opens up a unique window into the honest and whimsical world of a beloved performer whose greatest rol

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First Man

First Man

Opens Friday, October 12 at the Michigan! Special Science on Screen screening on Tuesday October 16! See below for details.

On the heels of their six-time Academy Award-winning smash, La La Land, Oscar-winning director Damien Chazelle and star Ryan Gosling reteam for the riveting story of NASA’s mission to land a man on the moon, focusing on Neil Armstrong and the years 1961-1969. A visceral, first-person account, based on the book by James R. Hansen, the movie will explore the sacrifice

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The Old Man & the Gun

The Old Man & the Gun

Opens Friday, October 12 at the Michigan!

Based on the true story of Forrest Tucker (Robert Redford), from his audacious escape from San Quentin at the age of 70 to an unprecedented string of heists that confounded authorities and enchanted the public. Wrapped up in the pursuit are detective John Hunt (Casey Affleck), who becomes captivated with Forrest’s commitment to his craft, and a woman (Sissy Spacek), who loves him in spite of his chosen profession.

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MATANGI/MAYA/M.I.A.

MATANGI/MAYA/M.I.A.

Plays October 16, 18 and 25 at the Michigan!

Drawn from a cache of personal video recordings from the past 22 years, director Steve Loveridge’s Sundance award winning MATANGI / MAYA / M.I.A. is a startlingly personal profile of the critically acclaimed artist, chronicling her remarkable journey from refugee immigrant to pop star. She began as Matangi. Daughter of the founder of Sri Lanka’s armed Tamil resistance, she hid from the government in the face of a vicious and bloody civil war. When her family fled to the UK

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Nosferatu

Nosferatu

Plays Friday, October 19 at 7pm at the Michigan.

This very special presentation of the 1922 film classic will featuring LIVE musical accompaniment by Little Bang Theory (who will play an original score they wrote). An Ann Arbor tradition continues with Nosferatu – the first vampire movie! A real estate agent (Gustav von Wangenheim) begins conducting business with the eerie Count Orlok (the beyond-creepy Max Schreck), who goes on a rampage when he becomes obsessed with the man’s beautiful wife. R

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The Rocky Horror Picture Show

The Rocky Horror Picture Show

Plays Saturday, October 20 at 10:00 PM at the Michigan!

Celebrate Halloween in full campy glory with the perennial classic! TIM CURRY, SUSAN SARANDON, and BARRY BOSTWICK lead a cast of then-unknowns in a campy, musical send-up of 1950s sci-fi films. Sing along, shout along, and dance along–featuring a live shadowcast, The Leather Medusas!

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Young Frankenstein

Young Frankenstein

Plays Tuesday, October 23 at the Michigan!

Members get in FREE! RSVP by emailing Sarah Madsen at smadsen@michtheater.org

Respected medical lecturer Dr. Frederick Frankenstein (Gene Wilder) learns that he has inherited his infamous grandfather’s estate in Transylvania. Arriving at the castle, Dr. Frankenstein soon begins to recreate his grandfather’s experiments with the help of servants Igor (Marty Feldman), Inga (Teri Garr) and the fearsome F

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Tea with the Dames

Tea with the Dames

Opens in October at the Michigan!

What happens when four legends of British stage and screen get together? Dames Maggie Smith, Judi Dench, Eileen Atkins, and Joan Plowright are among the most celebrated actresses of our time, with scores of iconic performances, decades of wisdom, and innumerable Oscars, Tonys, Emmys, and BAFTAs between them. They are also longtime friends who hereby invite you to join them for a weekend in the country as they catch up with one another, reminisce, and share their cand

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Cinetopia Presents: 6 Weeks to Mother’s Day

Cinetopia Presents: 6 Weeks to Mother’s Day

Wednesday, November 7 at 7:00 PM. Presented by Cinetopia Film Festival. Special ticket prices apply.

Featuring a conversation with director Marvin Blunte after the show!

Winner of the Greg Gund Memorial Standing Up Competition Award at the 42nd Cleveland International Film Festival–awarded to “films with a conscience.”

Nestled in a remote jungle in Thailand is a unique school that is home for 150 underprivileged and orphaned children. The students of the democratic Children’s Village have

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Cinetopia Presents: Dawnland

Cinetopia Presents: Dawnland

Plays Tuesday, November 13 at 7PM at the Michigan. Presented by Cinetopia Film Festival & the Washtenaw County Peacemaking Court. Followed by a live Q&A with Judge Tim Connors, on-screen subjects & more!

It’s no secret that the U.S. government’s track record with Native Americans has never been stellar. But you may be unaware of the horrors documented in DAWNLAND. For much of the 20th century, social workers stole Native American children from their homes and placed them with white families. They were given new na

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Warner Brothers Cartoons

Warner Brothers Cartoons

Plays Friday, November 23 at 11:30 AM at the Michigan.

Enjoy a laugh with friends and family as Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck, Porky Pig and all of the Looney Tunes gang take over the silver screen of the historic main theater. The Michigan Theater will show a selection of Warner Bros. cartoons for all ages and offer the perfect pit-stop during the start of the busy holiday shopping season.

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White Christmas

White Christmas

Plays Friday, November 23 at the Michigan. Special Ticket Prices Apply!

With on-screen lyrics, interactive props, and more! Join us for caroling with the Barton organ from 7 – 7:30 PM.

Bing Crosby and Danny Kaye play war buddies turned entertainers who fall for a pair of sisters (Rosemary Clooney and Vera Ellen).

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The Room

The Room

Plays Friday, November 30 at 10:00 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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CatVideoFest

CatVideoFest

Wednesday, December 5 at 7:00 PM. Presented in partnership with Tiny Lions and the Humane Society of Huron Valley.

CatVideoFest is committed to raising awareness and money for cats in need. Each year, we create a light and playful reel of the best online cat videos, showcasing the hilarious antics we love in our cats (including some animations, music videos, art projects and other media). A percentage of the proceeds from each event go to local animal shelters and/or organizations. 10% of total ticket sales for the Ann Arbor screenin

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Warren Miller’s Face of Winter

Warren Miller’s Face of Winter

Friday, December 7 at 7:30 PM at the Michigan. Presented by Sun & Snow. Special ticket prices apply.

Loving the pure joy of winter is something we have in common with the late, great Warren Miller—who helped create and capture the magic of skiing. This year, “Face of Winter,” the 69th installment from Warren Miller Entertainment presented by Volkswagen, will bring new and veteran athletes alike together to pay tribute to the man who started it all.

Watch as the world’s best skiers and riders cover ground in some o

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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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