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Films - Week of November 29, 2021

Feature films and documentaries.





 
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Monday


November 2021
 3:30 p.m.  Free! 

"Detroit Theme Year: Civil Rights Film Series": EMU College of Arts & Sciences/ EMU History Department.

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Today: "4 Little Girls" (Spike Lee, 1997). Documentary about the 4 girls killed in the infamous 1963 Birmingham (AL) church bombing. EMU political science department head Barbara Patrick offers an introduction.
Student Center Auditorium, 900 Oakwood St. Ypsilanti. Free. Masks required. [map]


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Wednesday


December 2021
 3 & 7 p.m. 

"West Side Story": Fathom Events.

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(Jerome Robbins &Robert Wise, 1961). Big screen adaptation of the Leonard Bernstein and Stephen Sondheim musical about star-crossed lovers and rival street gangs.
Emagine (1335 E. Michigan Ave., Saline, 316-5500). Tickets $12.50 in advance online (recommended) & at the door.


 7 p.m. 

"Christmas with The Chosen: The Messengers": Fathom Events.

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(Dallas Jenkins, 2021) Latest episode in the Chosen series focusing on the birth of Jesus, seen through the eyes of Mary and Joseph. Also, a diverse lineup of Christian rock and gospel musicians perform new and classic Christmas songs from the set of the show.
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.


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Thursday


December 2021
 7 p.m. 

"Christmas with The Chosen: The Messengers": Fathom Events.

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(Dallas Jenkins, 2021) Latest episode in the Chosen series focusing on the birth of Jesus, seen through the eyes of Mary and Joseph. Also, a diverse lineup of Christian rock and gospel musicians perform new and classic Christmas songs from the set of the show.
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.


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Friday


December 2021
 10 p.m. 

"Love Actually": Michigan Theater.

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Richard Curtis' 2003 feel-good rom-com about half a dozen couples in love, highlighted by a wizened boorish rock star. Alan Rickman, Bill Nighy, Colin Firth, Emma Thompson, Hugh Grant, Liam Neeson, Keira Knightley.
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. For updated schedule, see MichTheater.org. Different times. [map]


 10 p.m. 

"Winter Starts Now": Michigan Theater.

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Waren Miller's latest collection of snowboarding footage from various athletes.
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. For updated schedule, see MichTheater.org. Different times. [map]


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Saturday


December 2021
 1 p.m. 

"Eurydice": Fathom Events.

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Live broadcast of the Metropolitan Opera production of Matthew Aucoin's evocative 2020 opera. With a libretto by Sarah Ruhl, adapted from her acclaimed 2003 play, the opera reimagines the Orpheus myth from Eurydice's point of view.
12:55 p.m. (Sat.), 1 p.m. (Ann Arbor 20 only), & 6:30 p.m. (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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Sunday


December 2021
 1:30 p.m.  Free! 

"A Christmas Story": Michigan Theater.

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(Bob Clark, 1983). Delightful memoir of a 1940s childhood.
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. For updated schedule, see MichTheater.org. [map]


 3 p.m. 

"My Neighbor Totoro": Fathom Events.

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Dubbed (Dec. 5 & 9) and subtitled (Dec. 6) screenings of Hayao Miyazaki's classic Studio Ghibli anime tale about 2 girls who move to the Japanese countryside and befriend strange and delightful nature spirits.
3 p.m. (Sun.) & 7 p.m. (Mon. & Thurs.). Ann Arbor 20 (4100 Carpenter, 973-8424). Tickets $12.50 in advance online (recommended) & at the door. [map]


 4 p.m.  Free! 

"Gremlins": Bløm Meadworks "Sunday Meads + Movies"

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Screening of Joe Dante's 1984 Comic horror-fantasy about a boy who inadvertently unleashes a horde of malevolently mischievous monsters in a small town. All ages welcome, but minors encouraged to be accompanied by adult.
Bløm, 100 S. Fourth Ave. Free. Proof of vaccination required. 548-9729. [map]





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