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Films - Week of October 25, 2021

Feature films and documentaries.





 
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Monday


October 2021
 7 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]


 7 p.m. 

"Purgatory": Fathom Events.

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(Michał Kondrat, 2021) Drama exploring what happens to the human soul after death.
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
 7-8:30 p.m.  Online 

"American Rimpoche-A Tibetan Lama in the 21st Century": Jewel Heart Buddhist Center.

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Livestream watch party hosted by the director Nikki Appino of his documentary about Jewel Heart founder Gelek Rimpoche, featuring interviews with Philip Glass, Donald Lopez, Robert Thurman, Richard Gere and many others. Followed by discussion.
For URL preregister at JewelHeart.org/events/american-rimpoche-watch-party. $10 suggested donation. 994-3387.


 7:30 p.m. 

"If Beale Street Could Talk": Michigan Theater.

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Barry Jenkins' 2018 romantic drama about a pregnant woman whose fiancé is falsely accused of a crime.
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]


 8 p.m. 

"Amityville 4: The Evil Escapes.": Fathom Events.

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Live broadcast of a "riffing" performance by former Mystery Science Theater 3000 stars Michael J. Nelson, Kevin Murphy, and Bill Corbett, who aim their comic heckling at a screening of Sandor Stern's 1989 horror film about an exorcism that accidentally channels a supernatural presence into a tacky floor lamp.
Ann Arbor 20, 4100 Carpenter. Tickets $12.50 in advance online (recommended) & at the door. 973-8424. [map]


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Wednesday


October 2021
 1 & 6:30 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]


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Thursday


October 2021
 7 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]


 7:30 p.m. 

"Nosferatu": Michigan Theater.

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F.W. Murnau's 1922 adaptation of Bram Stoker's Dracula - a silent horror classic with live organ accompaniment on the Barton Theater organ by Steven Warner.
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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Friday


October 2021
 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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Saturday


October 2021
 1 p.m. 

"The Invisible Man" & "The Wolf Man": Fathom Events.

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This double feature of classic horror films. "The Invisible Man" (James Whale, 1933). Claude Rains stars as a scientist who discovers a way to make himself invisible but finds himself committing random acts of violence as a side effect. "The Wolf Man" (George Waggner, 1941). Lon Chaney Jr. stars in this classic werewolf movie.
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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Sunday


October 2021
 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 Beyond" (Lucio Fulci, 1981). Southern gothic supernatural horror film. "The Evil Dead" (Sam Raimi, 1981). Low-budget supernatural horror about 5 college students who take a trip to an isolated house in the Tennessee hills.
8 Ball Saloon, 208 S. First. [map]






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