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Films - Week of September 27, 2021

Feature films and documentaries.





 
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Tuesday


September 2021
 7 p.m. 

"The Transformers": Fathom Events.

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(Nelson Shin, 1986). Robots attempt to retake their planet from evil forces.
Ann Arbor 20, 4100 Carpenter. Tickets $12.50 in advance online (recommended) & at the door. 973-8424. [map]


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Wednesday


September 2021
 7 p.m. 

"Carrie": Fathom Events.

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(Brian De Palma, 1976). Acclaimed horror film about a shy 16-year-old with a fanatically religious mother.
Ann Arbor 20, 4100 Carpenter. Tickets $12.50 in advance online (recommended) & at the door. 973-8424. [map]


 7:30 p.m. 

"The Lodger: A Story of the London Fog": Michigan Theater.

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(Alfred Hitchcock, 1926). A jealous detective acuses a lodger of murder. Ivor Novello, Malcolm Keen. Proof of vaccination-or negative Covid test within past 72 hours-required.
Michigan Theater. Tickets $10.50 (children under 12, students, seniors age 65 & older, & U.S. veterans, $8:50; MTF members, $8) in advance online (recommended) & at the door. Schedule online at MichiganTheater.org. [map]


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Thursday


September 2021
 7 & 10 p.m. 

"After We Fell": Fathom Events.

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(Castille Landon, 2021). Romantic drama about a young couple trying to pursue their careers.
Ann Arbor 20, 4100 Carpenter. Tickets $12.50 in advance online (recommended) & at the door. 973-8424. [map]


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Friday


October 2021
 TBA 

"I'm Your Man": State Theater.

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Opens Oct. 1 (Maria Schrader, 2021) Clever drama about an archaeologist who agrees to test out an android boyfriend in order to help fund her own project. German, subtitles.
State Theatre. Tickets $10.50 (children under 12, students, seniors age 65 & older, & U.S. veterans, $8:50; MTF members, $8) in advance online (recommended) & at the door. Proof of vaccination (or negative Covid test within past 72 hours) required for all patrons over the age of 12; masks required when not seated in theater. Michtheater.org.


 7:30 p.m. 

"Vertigo": Michigan Theater.

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(Alfred Hitchcock, 1958) Mystery thriller that stars James Stewart as a retired police detective who is afraid of heights. 7:30 p.m.
Michigan Theater. Tickets $10.50 (children under 12, students, seniors age 65 & older, & U.S. veterans, $8:50; MTF members, $8) in advance online (recommended) & at the door. Proof of vaccination (or negative Covid test within past 72 hours) required for all patrons over the age of 12; masks required when not seated in theater. Michtheater.org. [map]


 10 p.m. 

"Akira": Michigan Theater.

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(Katsuhiro Otomo, 1988) Anime classic about a bike gang leader who saves a friend involved in a secret government project. Japanese, subtitles.
Michigan Theater. Tickets $10.50 (children under 12, students, seniors age 65 & older, & U.S. veterans, $8:50; MTF members, $8) in advance online (recommended) & at the door. Proof of vaccination (or negative Covid test within past 72 hours) required for all patrons over the age of 12; masks required when not seated in theater. Michtheater.org. [map]


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Saturday


October 2021
 1 p.m. 

"Dracula" & "The Bride of Frankenstein": Fathom Events.

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Double feature of 1930's horror movies. First,"Dracula" (Tod Browning, 1931). Bela Lugosi stars in this iconic adaptation of Bram Stoker's tale of an ancient Transylvanian vampire who arrives in England and begins to prey upon the virtuous young Mina, followed by "The Bride of Frankenstein" (James Whale, 1935), a classic blend of Gothic horror and satire that's regarded as the best of the Frankenstein movies.
Ann Arbor 20, 4100 Carpenter, 973-8424 & Emagine, 1335 E. Michigan Ave., Saline, 316-5500. Tickets $12.50 in advance online (recommended) & at the door. [map]


 1:30 p.m.  Free!  Online 

"Fluxus Fest 2021": Fifth Wall Performing Arts.

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Oct. 2, 9, 16, 23 (different programs). Artists from around the country premiere their prerecorded performance art videos that riff off of work produced by Fluxus, the 1960s avant-garde art collective that believed anything could be art and anyone could make art. Also, Fifth Wall cofounder Grey Grant premieres her own performance Ropeplay on Oct. 28 (see listing).
Online at youtube.com and facebook.com (search "Fifth Wall Performing Arts"). Free. FifthWallPerformingArts@gmail.com.


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Sunday


October 2021
 3 p.m. 

"Spirited Away": Fathom Events.

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(Hayao Miyazaki, 2001). Dubbed (Oct. 3 & 6) and subtitled (Oct. 4) screenings of this Oscar-winning Japanese anime about a girl who must rescue her parents from a haunted bath house.
3 p.m. (Sun.) and 7 p.m. (Mon. & Wed.) Ann Arbor 20, 4100 Carpenter, 973-8424 & Emagine, 1335 E. Michigan Ave., Saline, 316-5500. Tickets $12.50 in advance online (recommended) & at the door. [map]


 4 p.m. 

"AAFF Presents: A Machine to Live In.": State Theater.

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Screening of this Ann Arbor Film Festival selection, Meredith Zielke & Yoni Goldstein's 2021 critical examination of Brazil's modernist architecture. Portuguese & Esperanto, subtitles. Preceded by Daily Life of Human, Iranian visual artist Siavash Naghshbandi's 2019 short film that consists of still images sourced from the massive photo database ImageNet presented in a rapid montage of a slightly askew but inhabited world.
State Theatre. Free for AAFF & Michigan Theater members. Tickets $10.50 (children under 12, students, seniors age 65 & older, & U.S. veterans, $8:50) in advance online (recommended) & at the door. Proof of vaccination (or negative Covid test within past 72 hours) required for all patrons over the age of 12; masks required when not seated in theater. Michtheater.org. [map]


 10 p.m.  Free! 

Burnout Society Film Club: 8 Ball Movie Night.

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Patio screening of 2 films each night, with trivia at intermission. 21 & up only. Tonight: "The Gate" (Tibor Takács, 1987). Kids, left in their suburban home alone, unleash a horde of malevolent demons from a hole in their backyard. "The Monster Squad" (Fred Dekker, 1987). Loopy horror comedy about a group of classic movie monsters who invade a small town, but are thwarted by some boys who decide to fight back.
8 Ball Saloon, 208 S. First. Starts at 10 p.m. [map]





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