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Breaking News: This Week at the DFT: “Mozart’s Sister” and “Where Soldiers Come From”

September 25, 2011 No Comments

The Fall  Season has been incredible..if you missed the Alloy Orchestra’s accompaniment of Hitchcock’s ‘Blackmail” or the uncanny “Wild and Weird”..don’t despair…this weekend there is more to see…Friday, September 30 and  Saturday, October 1 has the screening of “Mozart’s Sister” at 7pm and “Where Soldiers Come From” (and in this case, it’s Hancock, Michigan!)..at 9:30 (4:30 on […]

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Fall 2011 at the DFT: Viva Riva and The Killer

August 23, 2011 No Comments

The fall 2011 DFT season kicks off on Friday September 9 with Viva Riva, followed by John Woo’s classic “The Killer” on Saturday, September 10……those of you who will not be attending the Toronto Film Festival can find filmic solace in these wonderful films in the comfort of our own wonderful theatre….either way, it’s going […]

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Breaking News: This Week at the DFT: Nuremberg and the Man Who Fell to Earth

August 3, 2011 No Comments

This week’s offerings from the DFT are compelling….”Nuremberg” the Allie’s filmed recording of the famous trials of Nazi war criminals is finally available…..words fall far short of the phenomenon captured on film…………………August 6 at 4pm and August 7 at 2pm If summer escapism is more to your needs, don’t miss the 1976 spectacular “The Man […]

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July 28, 2011 No Comments

Take a ride  with John Ford’s  1939 epic  “Stagecoach”  Saturday, July 30 at 4pm…if you’ve never seen it on the big screen or if you need to see it one more time(or for the first time)…here it is…..young John Wayne in his breakout role as “Ringo Kid” and the other passengers wind their way through the […]

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Went the Day Well?

Went the Day Well?

July 15, 2011 3 Comments

This week’s must see movie breaks my usual convention of  recommending a film that I have seen and think is just too good to miss.  The Detroit Film Theatre is screening Alberto Cavalcanti’s 1942 masterpiece “Went the Day Well?”  this weekend (Saturday at 7pm and Sunday at 2pm).  I have not yet seen the film, […]

Battleship Potemkin

Battleship Potemkin

May 1, 2011 No Comments

This week the Detroit Film Theatre is presenting the newly restored print of Sergei Eisenstein’s classic film “The Battleship Potemkin.”   This 1925 masterpiece is a must see for those who have never experienced Potemkin on the big screen and a rare treat for those whose multiple viewings have not included the newly restored shots, intertitles […]

“Eye of Amsterdam” Kicks Off the Summer 2011 DFT Season

“Eye of Amsterdam” Kicks Off the Summer 2011 DFT Season

February 1, 2011 No Comments

8mm filmmaker brings his unusual style to the DFT.

Breathless and Nora’s Will

August 15, 2010 No Comments

Dr. Jolyn Wagner lead two recent great “Reel Deal Goes to the Movies” discussions at the DFT, first “Breathless,” then “Nora’s Will,” the first a 60’s French New Wave classic, and the second, a recent Mexican gem about the impact of a suicide on a family, with comic overtones. Did anyone see those films? What […]

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