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Detroit Area Film Links
 

Wayne State Dept of Languages Foreign Film Screening Series
In collaboration with foreign language and other program areas at WSU the FLTC hosts a foreign film evening every week for students enrolled in foreign language, literature and culture courses. The audience is encouraged to stay and participate in the discussion.
http://www.langlab.wayne.edu/new-fltc/html-files/FilmNites.htm

Wayne State University Women’s Studies
Women’s Studies offers film series periodically as part of program. For more information see:
http://www.clas.wayne.edu/wsp/

Detroit Institute of Arts/Detroit Film Theater
Check out our world class museum’s film schedule, screening throughout the year at http://www.dia.org/dft/schedule.asp

Mitten Movie Project
The Mitten Movie Project is a monthly film night dedicated to screening independent films, shorts, trailers, music videos, documentaries, student films, video art pieces, etc. the first Tuesday of every month at 7:30 p.m. at the Main Art Theatre in Royal Oak
http://www.mittenmovieproject.com/Mitten_Movie_Project/HOME.html

Museum of Contemporary Art, Detroit, (MOCAD)
The mission of the Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit  presents art at the forefront of contemporary culture. As a non-collecting institution, MOCAD is responsive to the cultural content of our time, fueling crucial dialogue, collaboration, and public engagement.
http://www.mocadetroit.org/

Contemporary Art Institute, Detroit (CAID)
The Contemporary Art Institute of Detroit is a community based non-profit organization. CAID fosters and promotes the essential link between contemporary arts and contemporary society through its exhibitions, performances, critical and public discourse and the funding of contemporary arts and art related activities.
http://thecaid.org

Cranbrook
Cranbrook Art Museum is a contemporary art museum located at the heart of Cranbrook Educational Community, one of the nation's greatest architectural complexes. The museum's changing exhibitions are a continuing commentary on our society and world. From contemplative to cutting edge, the exhibitions challenge emotions and sensibilities.
http://www.cranbrookart.edu/museum/

Corktown Cinema
Formerly known as the Burton Theatre, an independent art-house cinema in the Cass Corridor. Join their Facekook page to keep up with independent films at local vebues.  http://corktowncinema.com
 
Model D
Model D is a web-based magazine creating new narratives for Detroit since 2005. We tell stories of development, re-development, creative people and businesses, vibrant neighborhoods and cool places to live, work and play. Keep up with the latest film news from Model D's film page:
 
Michigan Film Office
For the latest information on movie making in Michigan.


Film Festivals in Detroit and  Region

Reel Deel/Association for Psychoanalytic Thought
The Reel Deal is a unique 3-part film program  sponsored by the Association for Psychoanalytic Thought and the Michigan Psychoanalytic Society designed to offer local cinephiles  the opportunity to express, explore and expand their film experience.  

Check the MPI’s events page for the most recent film screening information.
 
Ann Arbor Film Festival
The Ann Arbor Film Festival is internationally recognized as a premiere showcase for creative, inspiring, and influential films of all types: avant-garde and experimental, story-based narratives, documentaries, and animation.
 
Media City Film Festival
Media City is an international festival of experimental film and video art presented annually in Windsor, Ontario, Canada since 1994. The festival also hosts retrospective screenings and discussions with featured artists.
 
Windsor International Film Festival

Other Links You Might Like

David Byrne's Journal: Don't Forget the Motor City
http://journal.davidbyrne.com/2010/09/092310-dont-forget-the-motor-city.html

Johnny Knoxville and Palladium Boots: Detroit Lives Part 1 of 3
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=joMysMDHdb4&feature=PlayList&p=BA765FC690A8A767&index=0&playnext=1
 
Films Made in Michigan form the Michigan Film Office
http://www.michiganfilmoffice.org/made-in-michigan/film/

Wikipedia's list of films with a Michigan connection: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_films_set_in_Detroit

 

Film Studies
5057 Woodward, 9th floor
Detroit, MI 48202
Phone: (313) 577-3414
Fax: (313) 577-8618
Website: clasweb.clas.wayne.edu/filmstudies
Email: scr@wayne.edu