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Breaking News: Amazon Instant Video

September 26, 2011 No Comments

This is not an advertisement for Amazon but a heads up for movie mavens….yet another way to watch a film when the need hits…Amazon now offers an “instant video” option… 7 day rental of a enormous range of  films  for $1.99…I just rented Hitchcock’s 1929 classic “Blackmail”(since I missed it at the DFT last weekend) […]

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The Toronto Film Festival

The Toronto Film Festival

September 7, 2011 7 Comments

The Toronto Film Festival opens Thursday September 8 and continues until Sunday September 18.  TIFF has become one of the world’s premiere film festivals.  Gus Van Sant, Guy Madden, Werner Herzog, David Cronenberg, Aki Kaurismaki,Wim Wenders, Van Trier,Wiseman,Demme,Madonna(!) and many, many international and independent filmmakers will share their films with appreciative audiences.  This year, we […]

Breaking News: This Week at the DFT: Went the Day Well, Public Speaking, It’s a Gift

July 15, 2011 No Comments

In addition to “Went the Day Well”  this week’s MUST SEE, the DFT is also screening several wonderful films…of course there is one more chance to see Public Speaking (July 17 at 4:30).  The Matinee Series is screening “It’s a Gift” the 1934 W.C. Fields classic fresh from the National Film Registry(July 16 at 4pm).    […]

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Breaking News: Still Time to Register for Toronto Film Festival

July 11, 2011 No Comments

There is still a little time to register for the DFT-spon sored Toronto Film Festival..call 313-833-4025 or visit the DFT website!!!!!

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Breaking News: This Week at the DFT: Public Speaking, A Boy Called Dad

July 9, 2011 No Comments

Those of us who missed the July 9 screening of Murnau’s  1926 masterpiece “Faust” still have time to schedule in this week’s wildly eclectic film selections.  The homage to New York and the UK (“From Britian with Love} continues with Martin Scorsese’s documentary “Public Speaking”  July 8 and 9th at 7 pm and July 10 […]

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Breaking News: This Week at the DFT: Vertigo, Blank City, In Our Name

Breaking News: This Week at the DFT: Vertigo, Blank City, In Our Name

June 28, 2011 No Comments

There are fireworks in the sky this weekend, but don’t forget to take a look at the films profiled at the DFT!  Hitchcock’s classic tale of obsession “Vertigo” is screening on July 2 at 4pm…..James Stewart and Kim Novack together again on the BIG screen as they were meant to be…….does it make you dizzy????? “Blank City” is […]

Breaking News: Toronto Film Festival Trip

Breaking News: Toronto Film Festival Trip

June 27, 2011 No Comments

 There is still time to register for the DFT-sponsored trip to this year’s Toronto Film Festival!!!!!!!!   Scheduled for the opening days of the festival, Friday  September 9 through Sunday September 11. (Three nights)  This is an amazing opportunity to attend one of the world’s preThere is still time to register for the upcoming DFT-sponsored trip to this […]

Breaking News: The DFT Summer Program

Breaking News: The DFT Summer Program

June 19, 2011 No Comments

It’s going to be another blockbuster summer thanks to Elliot Wilhelm’s phenomenal programming…..next weekend is a perfect example:  the DFT 101 Matinee Series is offering the timely “Battle of Algiers’ on June 25th at 4pm.  This 1966(unbelievable!!) classic, scored by Enio Morricone, is disturbing and intense, clearly “must see cinema’….the weekend is also offering “Bill […]

The Closing of the Burton Theatre: an End????????

The Closing of the Burton Theatre: an End????????

February 5, 2011 No Comments

The abrupt closing this week of the wonderful Burton Theatre leaves a giant gap in Detroit’s film presence.  The films screened over the past two years  provided cinephiles the opportunity to ahare an array of films rarely available anywhere.  The small auditorium tucked inside the old Burton School on Cass Avenue and Peterboro provided a unique venue.  […]

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