The Cinetopia Film Festival is underway! In this week's edition of Cinema chat, WEMU's David Fair and Michigan Theater Executive Director Russ Collins fill you on all there is to see at the festival and beyond.
Cinetopia starts tonight in Ann Arbor with screenings of “1982,” “The Skeleton Twins” & John Sayles’ “Go For Sisters!”
The Cinetopia Festival, taking place in Ann Arbor and Detroit June 4-8, features the best feature-length dramas, comedies, and documentaries selected from the world’s outstanding film festivals, including Sundance, Cannes, Toronto, and Berlin. The Cinetopia Festival Schedule is now online, Tickets On Sale May 9
The third annual Cinetopia International Film Festival returns to Ann Arbor and Detroit starting June 4th and running until the 8th! Featuring the best feature-length dramas, comedies, and documentaries from the best film festivals around the world, including Sundance, Cannes, Toronto, and Berlin, this year’s festival will have 110 screenings at 10 venues throughout Detroit and Ann Arbor, including Detroit Film Theatre at the Detroit Institute of Arts, College for Creative Studies, Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History, and the Michigan Theater, State Theater, and University of Michigan’s Modern Languages Building. The complete film schedule will be announced on May 1st. Tickets and passes go on sale to the general public on Friday, May 9th. Visit cinetopiafestival.org for more information!
And Cinetopia is not the only Film Festival coming soon: The Jewish Film Festival, May 4-8
There are new films opening in the are this week, and it is the season for film festivals. In this week's installment of "Cinema Chat" WEMU's David Fair and Michigan Theater Executive Director Russ Collins cover all of it for you, beginning with discussion of a new, lavish movie musical that's in the works.