Films at the State

Green Book

Green Book

Golden Globes® winner for Best Picture, Best Screenplay and Best Supporting Actor – Mahershala Ali.

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 h

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If Beale Street Could Talk

If Beale Street Could Talk

Golden Globes® winner for Best Supporting Actress – Regina King! Directed by Barry Jenkins (Moonlight). Set in early-1970s Harlem, If Beale Street Could Talk is a timeless and moving love story of both a couple’s unbreakable bond and the Black family’s empowering embrace, as told through the eyes of 19-year-old Tish Rivers (screen newcomer KiKi Layne). A daughter and wife-to-be, Tish vividly recalls the passion, respect and trust that have connected her and her artist fiancé Alonzo Hunt

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The World Before Your Feet

The World Before Your Feet

Opens Friday, January 18 at the State!

There are 8,000 miles of roads and paths in New York City and for the past six years Matt Green has been walking them all – every street, park, cemetery, beach, and bridge. It’s a five-borough journey that stretches from the barbershops of the Bronx to the forests of Staten Island, from the Statue of Liberty to Times Square, with Matt amassing a surprisingly detailed knowledge of New York’s history and people along the way. Executive produced by Oscar® nominee Jesse E

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The Favourite

The Favourite

Golden Globes® winner for Best Actress – Olivia Colman!

Early 18th century England is at war with the French. Nevertheless, duck racing and pineapple eating are thriving. A frail Queen Anne (Olivia Colman) occupies the throne and her close friend Lady Sarah (Rachel Weisz) governs the country in her stead while tending to Anne’s ill health and mercurial temper. When a new servant Abigail (Emma Stone) arrives, her charm endears her to Sarah. Sarah takes Abigail under her wing and Abigail sees a chanc

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Free Solo

Free Solo

From award-winning documentary filmmaker E. Chai Vasarhelyi (“MERU”) and world-renowned photographer and mountaineer Jimmy Chin comes National Geographic Documentary Film’s Free Solo, a stunning, intimate and unflinching portrait of the free soloist climber Alex Honnold, as he prepares to achieve his lifelong dream: climbing the face of the world’s most famous rock… the 3,000ft El Capitan in Yosemite National Park… without a rope. Celebrated as one of the greatest athletic feats

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The Man Who Fell to Earth

The Man Who Fell to Earth

Plays Tuesday, January 22 at 7:00 PM at the State! Part of the Nicolas Roeg Retropsective

Thomas Jerome Newton (David Bowie) is an alien who has come to Earth in search of water to save his home planet. Aided by lawyer Oliver Farnsworth (Buck Henry), Thomas uses his knowledge of advanced technology to create profitable inventions. While developing a method to transport water, Thomas meets Mary-Lou (Candy Clark), a quiet hotel clerk, and begins to fall in love with her. Just as he is ready to leave Earth, T

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Spirited Away

Spirited Away

Plays Wednesday, January 23 at 7:00 PM at the Michigan! Part of the “Icons of Anime Film Series

Due to popular demand, this screening has been moved to the Michigan Theater. All State Theatre tickets will be honored at the door!

In this animated feature by noted Japanese director Hayao Miyazaki, 10-year-old Chihiro and her parents stumble upon a seemingly abandoned amusement park. After her mother and father are turned into giant pigs, Chihiro mee

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Baby Driver

Baby Driver

Plays Friday, January 25 at 9:30 PM at the State! Part of “Late-Nights at the State”

A talented, young getaway driver (Ansel Elgort) relies on the beat of his personal soundtrack to be the best in the game. But after being coerced into working for a crime boss (Kevin Spacey), he must face the music when a doomed heist threatens his life, love and freedom. Also featuring Jamie Foxx, Jon Hamm , and Lily James.

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Scott Pilgrim vs. The World

Scott Pilgrim vs. The World

Plays Saturday, January 26 at 11:59pm at the State! Part of Late-Nights at the State

As bass guitarist for a garage-rock band, Scott Pilgrim (Michael Cera) has never had trouble getting a girlfriend; usually, the problem is getting rid of them. But when Ramona Flowers (Mary Elizabeth Winstead) skates into his heart, he finds she has the most troublesome baggage of all: an army of ex-boyfriends who will stop at nothing to eliminate him from her list of suitors.

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Who Will Write Our History?

Who Will Write Our History?

Playing Sunday, January 27 at the State at 3:15 PM! Part of this worldwide screening event on the International Day of Commemoration in Memory of the Victims of the Holocaust.

In November 1940, days after the Nazis sealed 450,000 Jews in the Warsaw Ghetto, a secret band of journalists, scholars and community leaders decided to fight back. Led by historian Emanuel Ringelblumand known by the code name Oyneg Shabes, this clandestine group vowed to defeat Nazi lies and propaganda not with guns or fists but with pen and paper. Now,

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The Witches

The Witches

Plays Tuesday, January 29 at 7:00 PM at the State! Part of the Nicolas Roeg Retrospective

While staying at a hotel in England with his grandmother, Helga (Mai Zetterling), young Luke (Jasen Fisher) inadvertently spies on a convention of witches. The Grand High Witch (Anjelica Huston) reveals a plan to turn all children into mice through a magical formula. When they find that Luke has overheard, the witches test the formula on him. Now, with the help of Helga and the hotel manager, Mr. Stringer (Rowan A

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Your Name

Your Name

Plays Wednesday, January 30 at 7:00 PM at the Michigan! Part of the “Icons of Anime Film Series

Due to popular demand, this screening has been moved to the Michigan Theater. All State Theatre tickets will be honored at the door!

From Director Makoto Shinkai comes a beautiful masterpiece about time, the thread of fate, and the hearts of two young souls. A teenage boy and girl embark on a quest to meet each other for the first time after they magic

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The Philadelphia Story

The Philadelphia Story

Plays Tuesday, February 5 at 7:00 PM at the State! Part of the Katharine Hepburn: The First Lady of Cinema Film Series

This classic romantic comedy focuses on Tracy Lord (Katharine Hepburn), a Philadelphia socialite who has split from her husband, C.K. Dexter Haven (Cary Grant), due both to his drinking and to her overly demanding nature. As Tracy prepares to wed the wealthy George Kittredge (John Howard), she crosses paths with both Dexter and prying reporter Macaulay Connor (James Stewart). Unclea

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Monty Python & The Holy Grail Sing-Along

Monty Python & The Holy Grail Sing-Along

Plays Friday, February 8 at 9:30 PM at the State! Part of Late-Nights at the State

Sing-Along with on-screen lyrics! “Your Mother was a Hamster, and your Father smelt of Elderberries!” History is turned on its comic head when, in 10th century England, King Arthur travels the countryside to find knights who will join him at the Round Table in Camelot. Gathering up the men is a tale in itself but after a bit of a party at Camelot, many decide to

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Shrek

Shrek

Plays Saturday, February 9 at 11:59 PM at the State! Part of Late-Nights at the State

Audiences are encouraged to quote-along with the film! “And in the morning, I’m making waffles!” Once upon a time, in a far away swamp, there lived an ogre named Shrek (Mike Myers) whose precious solitude is suddenly shattered by an invasion of annoying fairy tale characters. They were all banished from their kingdom by the evil Lord Farquaad (

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African Queen

African Queen

Plays Tuesday, February 12 at the State! Part of the Katharine Hepburn: The First Lady of Cinema Film Series

After religious spinster’s (Katharine Hepburn) missionary brother is killed in WWI Africa, dissolute steamer captain (Humphrey Bogart) offers her safe passage. She’s not satisfied so she persuades him to destroy a German gunboat. The two spend most of their time fighting with each other rather than the Germans. Time alone on the river leads to love.

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On Golden Pond

On Golden Pond

Plays Tuesday, February 19 at 7:00 PM at the State! Part of the Katharine Hepburn: The First Lady of Cinema Film Series

Cantankerous retiree Norman Thayer (Henry Fonda) and his conciliatory wife, Ethel (Katharine Hepburn), spend summers at their New England vacation home on the shores of idyllic Golden Pond. This year, their adult daughter, Chelsea (Jane Fonda), visits with her new fiancée and his teenage son, Billy (Doug McKeon) on their way to Europe. After leaving Billy behind to bond with Norma

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The Princess Bride

The Princess Bride

Plays Friday, February 22 at 9:30 PM at the State! Part of Late-Nights at the State

Audiences are encouraged to quote-along with the film! “Inconceivable!” A fairy tale adventure about a beautiful young woman and her one true love. He must find her after a long separation and save her. They must battle the evils of the mythical kingdom of Florin to be reunited with each other. Based on the William Goldman novel “The Princess Bride”

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Spaceballs

Spaceballs

Plays Saturday, February 23 at 11:59 PM at the State! Part of Late-Nights at the State

Audiences are encouraged to quote-along with the film! “May the schwartz be with you!” In a distant galaxy, planet Spaceball has depleted its air supply, leaving its citizens reliant on a product called “Perri-Air.” In desperation, Spaceball’s leader President Skroob (Mel Brooks) orders the evil Dark Helmet (Rick Moranis) to ki

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