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Films - Week of October 4, 2021

Feature films and documentaries.





 
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Monday


October 2021
 7 p.m. 

"God's Not Dead: We The People": Fathom Events.

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(Vance Null, 2021) Drama about a Christian pastor defending his values against the law.
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]


 7 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]


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Tuesday


October 2021
 7 p.m. 

"God's Not Dead: We The People": Fathom Events.

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(Vance Null, 2021) Drama about a Christian pastor defending his values against the law.
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]


 7:30 p.m. 

"Boyz N The Hood": Michigan Theater.

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(John Singleton, 1991) Thoughtful look at a man's coming-of-age in inner city L.A.
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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Wednesday


October 2021
 7 p.m. 

"God's Not Dead: We The People": Fathom Events.

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(Vance Null, 2021) Drama about a Christian pastor defending his values against the law.
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]


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Thursday


October 2021
 7 p.m.  Free! 

"Soul": Michigan Theater.

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(Pete Docter & Kemp Powers, 2020) Oscar Award-winning animated film about a drained jazz pianist who contemplates his life's choices after a near-death experience lands him in limbo. Post-film discussion with codirector and writer Kemp Powers and U-M film professor Jim Burnstein.
Michigan Theater. Free. 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]


 7 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]


 7:30 p.m. 

"The Evil Dead": Fathom Events.

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(Sam Raimi, 1981.) Low-budget supernatural horror about 5 college students who take a trip to an isolated house in the Tennessee hills.
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]


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Friday


October 2021
 TBA 

"No Time To Die": State Theater.

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(Cary Joji Fukunaga, 2021). The latest James Bond flick starring Daniel Craig. Opens Oct. 8.
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.


 5:30-9 p.m. 

"Pets and Pajamas Movie Night": Humane Society of Huron Valley.

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Jan 14 & 28 All ages 5-11 invited to watch an animal-themed movie and interact with adoptable pets. Vegetarian dinner (often pizza). Wear pajamas and bring a sleeping bag and pillow.
HSHV, 3100 Cherry Hill Rd. $35 (additional children, $15). Call 661-3575 for movie selection. [map]


 7:15 p.m. 

"One Night in Miami": Michigan Theater.

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Regina King's 2020 Oscar-nominated adaptation of Kemp Powers play, a fictionalized account of an actual meeting of Malcolm X, Jim Brown, Sam Cooke, and Cassius Clay (aka Muhammad Ali) in a hotel room to celebrate Clay's upset defeat of Sonny Liston earlier that night to win the heavyweight boxing crown. Post-film discussion with the film's screenwriter Kemp Powers and U-M Wallace House director Lynette Clemetson.
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]


 7:30 p.m. 

"The Birds": Michigan Theater.

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Alfred Hitchcock's 1963 eerie thriller about hordes of bloodthirsty sparrows, gulls, and crows plaguing a small California town. Not for the squeamish.
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. 

"Donnie Darko": Michigan Theater.

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Richard Kelly's 2000 psychological thriller about a hallucinating teen.
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
 12:55 p.m. 

"Boris Godunov.": Fathom Events.

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Live broadcast (Oct. 9) and rebroadcast (Oct. 13) of the Metropolitan Opera production of Pushkin's sprawling epic verse drama about power and corruption, based on the early-17th-century czar's career and instantly banned by censors upon its publication in 1825. Russian, subtitles.
12:55 p.m. (Sat. at both theaters), 1 p.m. (Wed., Ann Arbor 20 only), & 6:30 p.m. (Wed. at both). 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. 

"Scream": Fathom Events.

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(Wes Craven, 1996) A young woman is stalked by a killer in this sly, self-mocking horror film.
Ann Arbor 20, 4100 Carpenter. Tickets $12.50 in advance online (recommended) & at the door. 973-8424. [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: "Captain Kronos: Vampire Hunter" (Brian Clemens, 1974). A debonair supernatural expert and his assistant meet their match when they come across a town where vampires have been siphoning off the vitality of young women. "The Lost Boys" (Joel Schumacher, 1987). Horror comedy about 2 Arizona brothers who move to California, where they find themselves at war with a gang of teen vampires.
8 Ball Saloon, 208 S. First. Starts at 10 p.m. [map]