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The Detroit Film Theater Announces the Fall 2014 Schedule!

The Detroit Film Theater Announces the Fall 2014 Schedule!

October 13, 2014 No Comments

Elliot Wilhelm and the Detroit Film Theater are presenting a Fall Schedule filled with movie adventures.  After a summer hiatus for repair work, we are once again invited to share must see films in the beautiful DFT. This weekend is actually the second of the Film Series 101 highlighting the incomparable Alec Guiness.  Those who […]

The Classic Redford Theater Presents: War of the Worlds and Invasion of the Body Snatchers!

The Classic Redford Theater Presents: War of the Worlds and Invasion of the Body Snatchers!

June 10, 2014 No Comments

Friday, June 13 8pm Saturday, June 14 2pm and 8pm Don’t miss the classic Redford Theater’s romp through 1950’s sci-fi heaven with the double feature presentations this weekend of War of the Worlds and Invasion of the Body Snatchers. The Redford opened its movie doors in 1928 and has remained in continuous operation with the […]

Cinetopia: June 4-8 (A Film Festival of Festivals) was remarkable!

Cinetopia: June 4-8 (A Film Festival of Festivals) was remarkable!

May 8, 2014 No Comments

This year’s Cientopia offered events usually reserved for those attending Cannes, Toronto, Berlin, Tribeca and LA Film Festivals.  Appearances by Spike Lee and John Sayles and a host of films in Detroit and Ann Arbor (see my favorite “A Story of Children and Film” written above) lit our screens and provided local cinephiles with a […]

Maple Theater Presents: Secret Cinema Thursday, June 19 at 7:30pm

Maple Theater Presents: Secret Cinema Thursday, June 19 at 7:30pm

March 9, 2014 No Comments

Join the cinephiles at the Maple Theater for a chance to screen the “new Hollywood” serving of the Secret Cinema. The Maple has done a marvelous job of offering the opportunity to view classic movies on the big screen. $5   What a Deal! See you at the Maple

Reel Deal Goes to the Movies: In Bloom at the DFT, Sunday, March 30 at 2pm

Reel Deal Goes to the Movies: In Bloom at the DFT, Sunday, March 30 at 2pm

March 9, 2014 No Comments

Join us on Sunday, March 30 at 2pm at the Detroit Film Theater for a screening of: In Bloom Discussion to follow. MEET IN CRYSTAL GALLERY AFTER THE FILM – 3:45PM! This is a riveting film about adolescent girlhood in Georgia (Soviet) joining the ranks of recent films pondering the questions about this developmental challenge. See […]

Reel Deal Presents Hitchcock’s Spellbound: Sunday, February 9 at 1pm

January 22, 2014 No Comments

Join us at the Bloomfield Library on Sunday, February 9 for the first Reel Deal program of the 2014 season:  Alfred Hitchcock’s Spellbound. Bloomfield Pubic Library 1-3pm Director’s chair:  Brian Murphy PhD Psychoanalyst:  Charles Burch, PhD

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The 40th anniversary celebration of the Detroit Film Theater: January 10-13

The 40th anniversary celebration of the Detroit Film Theater: January 10-13

January 2, 2014 No Comments

Movie geeks, cinephiles and cineastes united this weekend to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the Detroit Film Theater. There were ten films screened, offered at 1974 prices.  Those who attended the wonderful strolling dinner in the Rivera Court on Saturday evening celebrated the success of the DFT and sipped champagne in the balcony while watching […]

The Friends of the Detroit Film Theater Present: An Affair to Remember

The Friends of the Detroit Film Theater Present: An Affair to Remember

January 2, 2014 No Comments

The 40th anniversary of the magnificent Detroit Film Theater takes place from January 10-12!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! The weekend features TEN films that hold special ties to the DFT, including the January 10th screening of “Talk to Her” which is featured as a Reel Deal Goes to the Movies event. There is a special dinner on Saturday, January […]

Reel Deal Goes to the Movies: “Talk to Her” at the Detroit Film Theater (Friday, January 10)

Reel Deal Goes to the Movies: “Talk to Her” at the Detroit Film Theater (Friday, January 10)

January 2, 2014 7 Comments

What is the nature of love?  Dr. Bruce Russell led a discussion of Pedro Almodovar’s classic “Talk to Her” on Friday, January 10 for an appreciative group of cinephiles.   ” Talk to Her” is the story of two men who find friendship, love and self-discovery while caring for two comatose women( a ballerina and […]

The Detroit Film Theater Presents: Museum Hours

July 28, 2013 No Comments

Friday, August 2 at 7:30 pm Saturday, August 3 at 7pm Sunday, August 4 at 2pm Friday, August 9 at 9;30pm Saturday, August 10 at 9:30 pm Sunday, August 11 at 4:30pm

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