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Reel Deal Goes to the Movies: “Augustine” at the DFT (join the discussion!)

Reel Deal Goes to the Movies: “Augustine” at the DFT (join the discussion!)

June 24, 2013 8 Comments

On Sunday, July 21 the Reel Deal hosted a blockbuster event:  an opportunity to screen and discuss Alice Winokur’s compelling “Augustine” at the Detroit Film Theater.  A compelling discussion followed at the MacaBee’s Building (in the heart of Wayne State’s Philosophy department, thanks to Bruce Russell, philosophical cinephile) which allowed us to comment upon and […]

The DFT Presents: Saturday Animation Club: July 20th at 3pm: Kiki’s Delivery Service

June 16, 2013 No Comments

  The Detroit Film Theater continues Saturday afternoon animation series with Kiki’s Delivery Service Saturday, July 2o at 3pm Free to Friends of the Detroit Film Theatre Members!  

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War Witch

War Witch

June 16, 2013 No Comments

What’s in a name? Canadian filmmaker Kim Nguyen’s gripping and beautiful movie of a young girl’s nightmare experience within an African rebel army is titled “War Witch” and this concerns me.  Audiences may dismiss it as they connect it with “War Horse” or “Witches of Eastwick” or some other off point combo.  The French title […]

The Detroit Film Theatre Presents: CINETOPIA (Friday, June 7-Sunday, June 9)

May 15, 2013 No Comments

The Detroit Film Theatre is proud to sponsor a number of innovative films from the best film festivals in the world. Please check out the DFT website for movie times and specific dates.

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The Detroit Film Theatre Presents: The Cool World (Introduced by Director Julie Dash)

The Detroit Film Theatre Presents: The Cool World (Introduced by Director Julie Dash)

April 14, 2013 No Comments

When:  Saturday, April  20 at 3pm Director Shirley Clarke’s remarkable film about 1964 life in Harlem

The Detroit Film Theatre Presents: Black Orpheus (Saturday, April 6 at 3pm…Introduction by filmmaker Julie Dash)

The Detroit Film Theatre Presents: Black Orpheus (Saturday, April 6 at 3pm…Introduction by filmmaker Julie Dash)

April 1, 2013 No Comments

When:  Saturday, April 6 at 3pm this is a film, that among other groundbreaking credits put Bosa Nova music on the (US) map! Introduction by acclaimed filmmaker Julie Dash (director of Daughters of the Dust) Free to FDFT members!

The Detroit Film Theatre Presents: Celine and Julie Go Boating (Saturday, April 6 at 7pm and Sunday April 7 at 2pm)

The Detroit Film Theatre Presents: Celine and Julie Go Boating (Saturday, April 6 at 7pm and Sunday April 7 at 2pm)

March 17, 2013 No Comments

When:  Saturday April 6 at 7pm Sunday  April 7 at 2pm Jacques Rivette’s 1974 “classic”  new wave film will screen at the DFT this weekend. Hop aboard!!!!  It’s a wild ride!

Must See Movies of the Week: 2013 Academy Award Nominated Animated and Live Shorts at the DFT

Must See Movies of the Week: 2013 Academy Award Nominated Animated and Live Shorts at the DFT

January 30, 2013 No Comments

The Detroit Film Theatre is once again hosting the nominated short films in the animated and live action categories.  Here is a wonderful opportunity to view films that are unlikely to screen in any wide distribution. This year’s nominated short animated films include: Maggie Simpson The Longest Daycare (I’ve actually seen this one and it […]

Reel Deal Goes to the Movies: Holy Motors at the DFT

January 6, 2013 No Comments

The Reel Deal kicks off its 2013 season with an amazing opportunity to screen and discuss Leos Carax’s amazing film “Holy Motors.”    Sunday, January 27th at 2pm at the DFT with a discussion to follow in the newly renovated Crystal Gallery.  Holy Motors has been praised as “the product of a mind born to shatter the […]

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DFT Film 101 Presents: Fritz Lang’s “M”

January 1, 2013 No Comments

Don’t miss the Detroit Film Theatre’s Film 101 presentation of the riveting “M”  on Saturday, January 26th at 4pm.

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