Every Thursday at 7:40am, WEMU's David Fair visits with the Executive Director of the Michigan Theater to cover Hollywood news, and provide a heads up on all of the movies available in the area over the coming weekend. Today, was certainly no exception, as David welcomed Russ Collins back to the studio!
Michigan Theater Executive Director Russ Collins paid his weekly visit with David Fair for this week's installment of Cinema Chat, and began the conversation discussing the return of one of the University of Michigan's most successful exports to Hollywood.
The 2nd annual Cinetopia Film Festival kicked off in Ann Arbor Thursday night and will run right through the weekend. With so much to cover, a second installment of Cinema Chat this week seemed appropriate and needed! In this bonus edition, WEMU's David Fair is joined by Michigan Theater Executive Director Russ Collins and Michigan Theater Program Director Amanda Bynum. Additionally, there is a special appearance by Richmond Arquette! Richmond is the co-star of the film, "This is Martin Bonner." The film will be shown twice at Cinetopia, the first of which is 9:30 tonight.
In this week's installment of "Cinema Chat" David fair, Russ Collins and Amanda Bynum discuss the 2nd annual Cinetopia Film festival, which kicks off tonight.
It’s Here! Cinetopia 2013
45 films (including two free films at a Rooftop Theater on top of the Maynard Street Parking Structure) will be shown. Over 30 filmmakers are in town – directors, cinematographers, producers and stars. And Cinetopia will take place in both Ann Arbor and Detroit.
In this week's installment of "Cinema Chat", WEMU's David Fair finds out more about the rapidly approaching "Cinetopia Film Festival" and talks with Julie Stotler of The Kite Network. the Kite Network is sponsoring tonight's Michigan Theater showing of the documentary, "Transforming Loss", but only after recognizing Russ Collins birthday!
On this week's edition of "Cinema Chat" WEMU's David Fair has a different co-host. While Russ Collins spent the morning toiling elsewhere, Michigan Theater Program Director Amanda Bynum filled in to provide all of the movie information you'll need.
The Great Gatsby opens in theaters this weekend! In this week's installment of Cinema Chat, WEMU's David Fair and Russ Collins discuss several film options for the weekend and preview the upcoming Cinetopia Film Festival. The conversation began, however, with some sad news out of Hollywood.