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Films - Week of October 18, 2021

Feature films and documentaries.





 
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Monday


October 2021
 7 p.m. 

"Ends of the Earth": Fathom Events.

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(David Lavallee, 2016) Faith-based documentary about local concern at the frontiers of large-scale oil and gas extraction.
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. 

"Ray": Michigan Theater.

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Taylor Hackford's 2004 Biopic about the late R&B, blues, and soul legend Ray Charles.
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. 

"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]


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Thursday


October 2021
 8-9:30 p.m.  Free!  Online 

"Ocean Body": U-M School of Art & Design Penny Stamps Speaker Series.

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Virtual premiere of filmmaker, designer, choreographer, & director Mark DeChiazza's audiovisual installation, a haunting, abstract music video featuring vocalists Helga Davis and Shara Nova performing original music while entwined in U-M art professor Annica Cup petelli's "Sculp ture Built for Two."
For URL see bit.ly/stampsfall2021. Free.


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Friday


October 2021
 TBA 

"The French Dispatch"

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Wes Anderson's new Anthology film depicting the goings on at a fictional weekly magazine. Opens Oct. 22.
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.


 10 p.m. 

"Eraserhead": Michigan Theater.

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David Lynch's 1978 disturbing, experimental film about a couple who must raise their reptilian child.
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. 

"Fire Shut Up in My Bones": Fathom Events.

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Live broadcast (Oct. 23) and rebroadcast (Oct. 27) of the Metropolitan Opera production of Grammy Award-winning composer Terence Blanchard's musical adaptation of Charles M. Blow's profoundly moving memoir about a young man's journey to overcome a life of trauma and hardship.
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. 

"Howl's Moving Castle": Fathom Events.

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(Hayao Miyazaki, 2004) Dubbed (Oct. 24 & 28) and subtitled (Oct. 25) screenings of this kooky anime love story about an 18-year-old girl cursed into an old woman's body and a wizard able to see through the curse.
3 p.m. (Sun.) and 7 p.m. (Mon. & Wed.). 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: "Brainscan" (George Clinton, 1994). A video game buff, with an interest in horror films, finds his virtual games playing out in real life. "The Crow" (Alex Proyas, 1994). Action-thriller about a young couple who are murdered, only to rise from death a year later to exact revenge on their killers.
8 Ball Saloon, 208 S. First. [map]





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