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Films - Week of October 11, 2021

Feature films and documentaries.





 
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Monday


October 2021
 7 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]


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Tuesday


October 2021
 7:30 p.m. 

"Friday": Michigan Theater.

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F. Gary Gray's 1995 comic stoner buddy film set in South Central 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
 1 p.m. & 6:30 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]


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Thursday


October 2021
 7 p.m. 

"Rad": Fathom Events.

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(Hal Needham, 1986) Drama about a bicycle-motorcrosser who tries to enter a popular but corrupt cash-prize race.
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 

"Bergman Island": State Theater.

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(Mia Hansen-Løve, 2021). Lyrical drama about the love between two filmmakers. Opens Oct. 15.
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.


 TBA 

"The Rescue": State Theater.

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(Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi and Jimmy Chin, 2021). Documentary on the 2018 rescue mission of a junior football team from the Tham Luang Nang Non cave in northern Thailand. Opens Oct. 15.
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. 

"Psycho": Michigan Theater.

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Alfred Hitchcock's 1960 classic suspense thriller set in a motel run by a peculiar mama's boy.
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. 

"Alien": Michigan Theater.

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(Ridley Scott, 1979) First in the trilogy of sci-fi thrillers in which Sigourney Weaver battles an extraterrestial killer.
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
 1:30 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.


 7:15-9 p.m. 

"Kids Mewvie Night": Tiny Lions.

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Screening of Monsters, Inc., the 2001 animated movie about the behind-the-scenes grind for monsters tasked with scaring children. Also, snuggle with adoptable cats to snuggle with. Bring pillows, sleeping bags, and blankets, if you wish. This event usually sells out. $10.
Tiny Lions Lounge & Adoption Center (5245 Jackson, ste. A1). Preregistration required at tickettailor.com/events/hshv, 661-3575.


 10 p.m. 

"The Rocky Horror Picture Show"" Michigan Theater.

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Dick Sharman's 1975 cult classic musical about a fresh-scrubbed pair who find themselves the guests of a transsexual transvestite Transylvanian. Also, on Oct. 29 only, the U-M student pantomime troupe Leather Medusas provides live accompaniment.
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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Sunday


October 2021
 2-4 p.m. 

"Listen Before You Sing": Taiwan Bunun Indigenous Music & Film Festival/Ann Arbor District Library.

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(Yang Chih-lin, 2021) Touching family drama about a group of Bunun (indigenous Taiwanese) schoolmates who rally together to compete in a national choir contest that could save their school from closing down. Mandarin, subtitles.
Tentative; check AADL.org for updates. FREE. AADL downtown, 343 S. Fifth. 327-4200. Masks required.


 3 & 7 p.m. 

"Silence of the Lambs": Fathom Events.

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(Jonathan Demme, 1992) Bloodcurdling thriller about a fresh-faced FBI newbie who tries to match wits with a ferociously intelligent serial killer.
3 p.m. (Sun. at both theaters), 7 p.m. (Sun. at Emagine only), & 7 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]


 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: "Neon Maniacs" (Joseph Mangine, 1986). Gore-flick about urban teens who discover a community of mutant monsters running unchecked. "Friday the 13th: Part 3" (Steve Miner, 1982). Slasher film set in the woods at a lake house.
8 Ball Saloon, 208 S. First. [map]






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