Weekly features & showtimes
Many thanks to everyone who came out last week for our BLACK PANTHER after-show discussion, particularly panelists (above, L to R) Blair Evans, Ingrid LaFleur, and moderator Tawana Petty. The next talkback is tomorrow, Tuesday, March 20, after the 6:30 p.m. show, and there's other shows through Thursday, March 22, when the film closes. Details below.
Last chances to catch thrillers THE FORGIVEN and JOSIE are also Thursday, March 22
OH LUCY! (above) is the refreshing, critically-acclaimed comedy that you didn't know you needed. This little gem has been hailed as “bracingly funny” (Village Voice), “crisp, eloquent” (Los Angeles Times), “very smart” (NPR), “heartfelt” and “joyful” (New York Times). It starts this Friday, March 23.
This year's Academy Award winner for Best Foreign Picture, A Fantastic Woman, also starts Friday, March 23. "Fantastic is one word for it, another would be outstanding." —Detroit News.
Scroll on down for all the info and showtimes.
In other news, our Freep Fillm Festival 2018 schedule has been set. Check out this page for complete info and ticketing links for the great films we'll showing from Thursday, April 12 through Sunday, April 15.
Our quarterly short film showcase, Short Film Block Party at Cinema Detroit, is now accepting submissions for the May 9 edition. For more info, visit the Film Freeway page.
Last chances
Black Panther follows T’Challa, who returns home to the isolated, technologically advanced African nation of Wakanda to take his place as King. However, when an old enemy reappears on the radar, T’Challa’s mettle as King and Black Panther is tested when he is drawn into a conflict that puts the entire fate of Wakanda and the world at risk. Starring Chadwick Boseman, Michael B. Jordan, Lupita Nyong'o, Danai Gurira, Martin Freeman, Daniel Kaluuya, Winston Duke,Sterling K. Brown, and Angela Bassett, among many others.
Please note:
  • You don't need to have seen the other Marvel movies to enjoy Black Panther.
  • No passes, special offers or coupons will be accepted for this engagement.
Rated PG-13 | Running time 2hr 14min | Action, adventure, sci-fi
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Tues, March 20: 6:30 + Q & A | 9:30
Weds, March 216:30 | 9:15
Thurs, March 226:30 | 9:15
Starts Friday, March 23
Cross-cultural comedy/drama OH LUCY! starts Friday, March 23. The film was nominated for Best First Feature and Best Female Lead at the 2018 Film Independent Spirit Awards. It’s about Setsuko (Shinobu Terajima), who takes an English class taught by an American, John (Josh Hartnett). John encourages Setsuko to take on a new identity, Lucy, who is a lot more of a risk-taker than Setsuko ever was.
“an against the odds charmer...just about everything works in this emphatically modest comedy-drama, which draws on...types and themes...that can quickly sink less nimble features.” — New York Times Critic's Pick
Not rated | Running time 1hr 36min | Comedy, drama
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Friday, March 237:00 | 9:00 p.m.
Sat, March 245:00 | 7:00 | 9:00
Sun, March 255:00 | 7:00
Mon, March 267:00 | 9:00
Tues, March 277:00 | 9:00
Weds, March 287:30 | 9:30
Thurs, March 297:00 | 9:00
Starts Friday, March 23
A Fantastic Woman is the story of Marina (Daniela Vega), a waitress and singer, and Orlando (Francisco Reyes), an older man, who are in love and planning for the future. After Orlando suddenly falls ill and dies, Marina is forced to confront his family and society, and to fight again to show them who she is: complex, strong, forthright, and fantastic.
(c) Sony Pictures Classics
  • Academy Award — Best Foreign Language Film
  • Golden Globe — Best Foreign Language Film
  • Independent Spirit Awards — Best International Film
Rated R | Running time 1hr 44min | Drama
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Friday, March 236:30 | 8:45 p.m.
Sat, March 246:30 | 8:45
Sun, March 255:15 | 7:15
Mon, March 266:45 | 8:45
Tues, March 276:45 | 8:45
Weds, March 288:45
Thurs, March 296:45 | 8:45
Last chances
The Forgiven takes place after the end of Apartheid. Archbishop Desmond Tutu (Forest Whitaker) meets with a brutal murderer (Eric Bana) seeking redemption.
"Roland Joffé’s film is largely successful in its attempt to grapple with the terrible truths of apartheid and its legacy". — Slant
Not Rated | Running time 1hr 55min | Thriller
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Tues, March 20: 5:00 | 7:15
Weds, March 215:00 | 9:30
Thurs, March 225:00 | 7:15
Last chances
In Josie, Hank (Dylan McDermott), a solitary man living a dull existence in the sleepy, Southern town raises eyebrows when he develops a questionable relationship with the titular character (Sophie Turner), a recently transplanted high school student.
Not rated | Running time 1hr 40min | Thriller
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Tues, March 20: 9:30
Weds, March 217:15
Thurs, March 229:30
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