Cinetopia Press

Cinetopia in the News 2017

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6/11/17 American Jr. Watch Exclusive Interview With Filmmaker Lynn Novick From-The Vietnam War Coming To PBS
6/9/17 The Detroit News 48 Hours: Best things to do in Metro Detroit
6/9/17 Click On Detroit 18 things to do this weekend in Metro Detroit
6/8/17 Detroit Free Press Five top picks as Cinetopia film fest lands in Detroit
6/8/17 Daily Tribune “The Vietnam War” at Cinetopia, 5 Things To Know
6/8/17 The Oakland Press “The Vietnam War” at Cinetopia, 5 Things To Know
6/8/17 Macomb Daily “The Vietnam War” at Cinetopia, 5 Things To Know
6/6/17 Ann Arbor District Library Opening Weekend: Highlights from the 2017 Cinetopia Film Festival
6/2/17 News-Herald Cinetopia struts its independent stuff at area theaters
6/2/17 Eventbu.com 12th Annual Arab Film Festival | Arab American National Museum | Friday, 02. June 2017
6/2/17 The Daily Tribune Cinetopia struts its independent stuff at area theaters
6/2/17 The Oakland Press Cinetopia struts its independent stuff at area theaters
6/2/17 Macomb Daily
6/1/17 The Oakland Press Heroes remembers on Memorial Day at Birmingham cemetery
6/1/17 Axs.com Interview: ‘Cinetopia’ CEO and festival director talk about the hottest film festival in the Mid-West, coming June 1 – 11
6/1/17 WEMU Cinema Chat: Cinetopia Kickoff, ‘Cezanne Et Moi,’ ‘Wonder Woman,’ And More
6/1/17 The Film Survivor Podcast Ep15 – Cinetopia Film Festival, with CEO/Founder Russ Collins and Festival Director Caitlin Drzewiecki
6/1/17 WDIV-TV (NBC)
6/1/17 Oakland Press What’s happening the weekend of June 2-4
6/1/17 Daily Tribune What’s happening the weekend of June 2-4
5/31/17 Metro Times Cinetopia Film Festival returns with an international marathon of top-notch flicks
5/31/17 Michigan Chronicle Cinetopia’s Top 10 Must-See ‘Uprising’ Films
5/31/17 Detroit Free Press Top Cinetopia picks: ‘The Hero,’ ‘Destined,’ ‘Patti Cake$’
5/31/17 Detroit Free Press Cinetopia reaches out to expand its offerings
5/31/17 BVT News Cinetopia reaches out to expand its offerings
5/31/17 MLive CINEMA CHAT: Cinetopia Film Festival Begins!
5/31/17 WKAR http://wkar.org/post/6th-cinetopia-brings-film-fest-best-southeast-michigan#stream/0
5/30/17 Ann Arbor District Library A guide to the 2017 Cinetopia Film Festival
5/30/17 The Oakland Press Cinetopia Film Festival’s don’t miss moments
5/30/17 Macomb Daily Cinetopia Film Festival’s don’t miss moments
5/30/17 Daily Tribune Cinetopia Film Festival’s don’t miss moments
5/29/17 Mind on Movies Movie News: #Cinetopia17 Top 5
5/29/17 Blog Talk Radio Special Report: Cinetopia 2017
5/26/17 Wher Event Event in Detroit: Cinetopia Closing Night: Detroit Voices
5/26/17 Detroit Fashion NewsDetroit Voices Short Film Competition Announces 2017 Finalists
5/25/17 Downtown Monitor: 6th Annual Cinetpia Film Festival
5/25/17 Downtown Monitor: Golden Age of Arab Cinema Exhibition
5/24/17 NARF http://www.narf.org/2017/05/peacemaking-panels-held-michigans-cinetopia-film-festival/
5/24/17 Daily Tribune Entertainment: What’s happening the weekend of May 26-29
5/24/17 Oakland Press Entertainment: What’s happening the weekend of May 26-29
5/24/17 Macomb Daily Entertainment: What’s happening the weekend of May 26-29
5/24/17 Indigenous Peacemaking Initiative: “Tribal Justice” Film Screening at Cinetopia Film Festival – Michigan
5/23/17 SourceNewspapers.com : Letter: Film festival set for June 1-11
5/23/17 Detroit Performs: Cinetopia 2017
5/23/17 Detroit News: Cinetopia Film Festival
5/22/17 Michigan.org: Cinetopia International Film Festival
5/22/17 99.5 WYCD: Events > Cinetopia Film Festival
5/22/17 Eventful: Cinetopia Film Festival in Detroit
5/22/17 Hour Detroit: Events > Cinetopia Film Festival
5/22/17 104.3 WOMC: Detroit Events > Cinetopia Film Festival
5/22/17 Yes/No Films: PCOMING: Top 10 picks for the 2017 Cinetopia Film Festival, June 1-11, Ann Arbor & Detroit
5/20/17 MLive: 2017 Cinetopia Film Festival returns to Ann Arbor, Detroit and Dearborn
5/19/17 Fox2Detroit: http://www.fox2detroit.com/good-day/255723505-story
5/19/17 America Jr.: Preview: 6th Annual Cinetopia Film Festival Kicks Off On June 1st
5/18/17 BridgeMI: More showings added for documentary on ‘67 Detroit uprisings
5/17/2017 Daily Tribune: Opera MODO mashes “Don Giovanni” with “Rocky Horror” in Detroit
5/17/17 The Oakland Press: Opera MODO mashes “Don Giovanni” with “Rocky Horror” in Detroit
5/17/17 Macomb Daily: Opera MODO mashes “Don Giovanni” with “Rocky Horror” in Detroit
5/17/17 MLive: CINEMA CHAT: Cinetopia, New Films & Special Screenings!
5/15/17 Explore Gram: As part of the Cinetopia Film Festival, featuring some of the most notable new features
5/12/15 Detroit News: Cinetopia Film Fest features local premieres
5/12/17 Detroit Free Press: ’12th and Clairmount’ hits Redford Theatre on Saturday; new Maple screening announced
5/4/17 We Love Dexter: Cinetopia Film Festival Reaches Zingerman’s Cornman Farms June 7
5/2/17 Detroit Free Press: New ’12th and Clairmount’ screenings announced

Cinetopia in the News 2016

07/18/2016 LeonardMaltin.com: Catching Up: On Film Festivals and Movie Palaces
06/27/2016 Oakland Press: Cinetopia announces 2016 festival award winners
06/27/2016 Knight Foundation: Cinetopia announces 2016 festival award winners
06/27/2016 Macomb Daily: Cinetopia announces 2016 festival award winners
06/26/2016 FilmObsession.com: 2016 Cinetopia International Film Festival: 4 Must-See Films
06/18/2016 Detroit Free Press: HBO’s ‘Suited’ profiles custom-made clothing with heart
06/18/2016 Yes/No Films: Recap: Cinetopia 2016 Movie Reviews
06/15/2016 The Michigan Daily: Through Cinetopia’s Lens: The Current State of Michigan Filmmaking
06/13/2016 Deja View: Cinetopia
06/13/2016 MotorCityBlog: REVIEW: The 2016 Cinetopia International Film Festival DAY TEN- Tyrus and Hunky Dory
06/11/2016 MotorCityBlog: REVIEW: The 2016 Cinetopia International Film Festival DAY FIVE- Girls Lost & DAY SIX- Presenting Princess Shaw
06/08/2016 SlackJawPunks.com: Q&A With The Alchemist Cookbook Director Joel Potrykus
06/07/2016 MotorCityBlog: REVIEW: The 2016 Cinetopia International Film Festival DAY TWO- Closet Monster and Holy Hell
06/06/2016 MotorCityBlog: REVIEW: The 2016 Cinetopia International Film Festival DAY ONE- Captain Fantastic and The Alchemist Cookbook
06/05/2016 CultureSource.com: Film Critic Leonard Maltin Joins Cinetopia Film Festival on June 11 & 12
06/05/2016 Detroit Free Press: 10 intriguing films at Cinetopia 2016
06/04/2016 Retro Kimmer: Cinetopia International Film Festival 2016
06/04/2016 Detroit Free Press: Cinetopia 2016 welcomes ‘Silicon Valley’ star Starr
06/04/2016 WWJ: Cinetopia Film Festival A ‘Buffet’ For Film Fanatics
06/03/2016 Oakland Press: Maple Theater hosts four nights of Cinetopia
06/03/2016 Oakland Press: Farmington Hills filmmaker brings Norman Lear documentary to Cinetopia
06/03/2016 Hour Detroit: Cinetopia Film Festival
06/02/2016 Daily Detroit: Cinetopia International Film Festival Starts Friday With A Film On The Lawn Of The DIA
06/02/2016 Examiner.com: 2016 Cinetopia lineup at Detroit Film Theatre
06/02/2016 The Projection Booth: Special Report: Cinetopia 2016
06/02/2016 MLive: Many Talented Filmmakers to Attend Cinetopia Film Festival
06/02/2016 Oakland Press: Cinetopia festival delivers 10 days of movie magic
06/02/2016 The Detroit News: Cinetopia Film Festival targets biggest year yet
06/02/2016 FOX 2: Cinetopia International Film Festival June 3-12
06/02/2016 WDIV Live in the D: Live in the D: ‘Hunky Dory’ film at Cinetopia
06/02/2016 Detroit Free Press: ‘Detours’ podcast: Cinetopia, Arab American museum
06/01/2016 Detroit Metro Times: Cinetopia is a filmic feast for metro Detroit
06/01/2016 Model D Media: An interview with the co-director of “SEMBENE!”, a movie about “the father of African cinema”
06/01/2016 Detroit Free Press: In its 5th year, Cinetopia finds ways to manage growth
06/01/2016 Detroit Free Press: Cinetopia: 10 festival highlights
05/31/2016 Model D Media: Despite few theaters, Detroit’s film culture proves resilient
05/31/2016 Detroit MetroTimes: Why the Arab Film Fest Deserves a Long, Loving Look
05/27/2016 MotorCityBlog: Upcoming (June 3-12): 2016 Cinetopia International Film Festival in Detroit, Ann Arbor, and Dearborn
05/23/2016 Yes/No Films: My Top 7 Picks for Cinetopia International Film Festival 2016 {Ann Arbor + Detroit}
05/20/16 A2YChamber: Film Critic Leonard Maltin Joins Cinetopia Film Festival July 11 & 12
05/19/2016 AmericanJR: Cinetopia International Film Festival Announces 2016 FIlms and Events
05/13/16 WXYZ: Cinetopia ‘16, El Club & DET Start-Up Week
05/12/16 WEMU: Cinema Chat: Cinetopia, ‘The Man Who Knew Infinity,’ ‘NOTFILM,’ ‘Money Monster,’ And More
05/09/16 WXYZ: Annual Cinetopia Film Festival coming June 3rd
05/09/16 Fox 2: Cinetopia Festival June 3-12
05/05/16 WEMU: Cinema Chat: Cinetopia Lineup, ‘Marguerite,’ ‘City Of Gold,’ ‘Captain America: Civil War’ And More
05/05/16 MLive: 2016 Cinetopia International Film Festival lineup announced
05/05/16 Oakland Press: Oakland Press
05/05/16 Detroit Metro Times: 50+ films slated to show at this year’s Cinetopia
05/05/16 Detroit Free Press: Iggy Pop, Maya Angelou films among 2016 Cinetopia highlights
05/05/16 The Detroit News: Cinetopia Film Festival announces 2016 slate of films
01/18/16 Detroit MetroTimes: Cinetopia Launches Detroit Voices Short Film Competition

Press Archive

2015 Press

06/07/15 Patch.com Dearborn article: Cinetopia is Here! Tickets are Selling Fast

06/07/15 Detroit Free Press article: Orson Welles looms larges at Cinetopia, U-M Symposium

06/06/15 Detroit Free Press article: Cinetopia docs explore struggles of Louganis, Tab Hunter

06/06/15 Detroit Free Press article: Cinetopia parties on DIA lawn for film fest’s opener

06/05/15 CBS Detroit article: Cinetopia International Film Festival Features More Than 70 Films

06/05/15 WDET clip: Malik Vitthal (director of Imperial Dreams) appearance (link to come)

06/05/15 WXYZ-TV: Russ Collins appearance

06/05/15 Fox 2 Detroit clip: Malik Vitthal (director of Imperial Dreams) appearance

06/05/15 Oakland Press: Young director premieres “The Neverlands” at Cinetopia on Saturday

06/05/15 Knight Foundation blog: Bringing Detroit Voices to the Silver Screen at Cinetopia

06/05/15 Knight Foundation blog: Film festival builds community of indie film lovers

06/04/15 CTPost.com article: ‘The Prophet’ getting Michigan debut, 3 screenings

06/04/15 WXYZ-TV: Malik Vitthal appearance on WXYZ’s THE NOW

06/04/15 Detroit Free Press article: ‘The Prophet’: Animated version of beloved book hits fests

06/03/15 Detroit Free Press article: Cinetopia fest unreels more than 70 films beginning Fri.

06/03/15 Detroit Free Press article: Cinetopia International Film Festival: 10 top picks

06/03/15 Metrotimes article: A chat with Cinetopia’s Elliot Wilhelm

06/03/15 Ixiti.com article: Detroit Voices on the Big Screen

06/03/15 Detroit News article: Cinetopia out to make Detroit film festival destination

06/02/15 Detroit Free Press article: Cinetopia: Top Ten Picks

06/02/15 The Oakland Press article: Cinetopia film fest expands to Bloomfield and beyond

06/01/15 Metro Times article: John Sinclair, Bobcat Goldthwait, and others to appear at 2015 CInetopia Film Festival

06/01/15 Ixiti.com article: Curated Cinetopia Film Festival Arrives in Detroit

05/06/15 Click On Detroit segment: Live in the D: Cinetopia Film Festival

05/06/15 MyFoxDetroit article: Cinetopia International Film Festival June 5-14

05/04/15 MLive article: Cinetopia International Film Festival announces 2015 lineup

05/01/15 Metro Times article: Check out the schedule for Cinetopia 2015

05/01/15 Detroit Free Press article: Cinetopia 2015 film festival aims for bigger and better

05/01/15 press release: Cinetopia International Film Festival Announces 2015 Films and Events

04/30/15 WEMU: Cinema Chat: Cinetopia, Cannes Festival, The Avengers Age Of Ultron

03/27/15 press release: Cinetopia International Film Festival Kicks Off Local Filmmaker Competition

2013 Press

06/13/13 press release: Second annual Cinetopia International Film Festival breaks 8,500 attendance mark

06/09/13 Detroit Free Press article: Cinetopia fest expands to Detroit, earns strong reviews

06/08/13 CriticCar Detroit interviews: CriticCar Detroit: Cinetopia

06/08/13 Ann Arbor News interview: Director of Cinetopia’s Levon Helm documentary describes his ‘character study’ approach

06/08/13 CBS.com/WWJ article: Southeastern Michigan film festival expands to DIA this weekend

06/07/13 Ann Arbor News article: Cinetopia gets positive reviews on opening night, continues all weekend

06/06/13 CinemaNerdz interview: Interview with Russ Collins, Cinetopia International Film Festival

06/06/13 CinemaNerdz interview: Interview with Jim Burnstein, writer of Renaissance Man

06/06/13 CinemaNerdz article: Ten best bets from the 2013 Cinetopia International Film Festival

06/05/13 FOX 2 Detroit interview: Cinetopia International Film Festival

06/05/13 Detroit Free Press article: Detroit joins Ann Arbor to present Cinetopia film fest

06/05/13 Real Detroit Weekly article: Stage & Canvas: Cinetopia

06/05/13 Concentrate Media article: Navigating Cinetopia

06/04/13 Michigan Radio article: Cinetopia Film Festival will bring world class films to Detroit and Ann Arbor

06/04/13 Ann Arbor News article: Five things to see at Cinetopia this weekend

06/04/13 Detroit News article: New Cinetopia festival hopes to reel in area film fans

06/02/13 The Projection Booth podcast: Cinetopia International Film Festival

06/01/13 Toledo City Paper article: Visions of Cinetopia

05/31/13 Ann Arbor News article: Expanded Cinetopia International Film Festival bringing best of big film fests to Ann Arbor and Detroit

05/30/13 iSPY Magazine article: Cinema comes alive at the Cinetopia International Film Festival

05/30/13 Detroit News article: Cinetopia partners up with Detroit Film Theatre

05/30/13 Current article: Reel Ann Arbor: Cinetopia

05/29/13 Real Detroit Weekly article: Stage & Canvas: Cinetopia

05/29/13 CBS.com article: Cinetopia gives Detroit community a taste of acclaimed film festivals

05/23/13 Lucy Ann Lance Show interview: Cinetopia International Film Festival

05/19/13 Ann Arbor Journal article: Cinetopia brings top movies to Ann Arbor, DIA

05/01/13 Detroit Free Press article: Cinetopia film fest announces its Detroit schedule, including ‘Calvin and Hobbes’ doc

04/30/13 press release: Cinetopia International Film Festival announces Detroit film schedule

04/23/13 press release: Cinetopia International Film Festival announces Ann Arbor film schedule

04/18/13 Detroit Free Press article: Ann Arbor’s Cinetopia film fest expands to Detroit

04/18/13 press release: Cinetopia International Film Festival scheduled for June 6-9 in Ann Arbor, Detroit

2014 Press

06/08/14 Detroit Free Press article: Cinetopia Film Festival garners rave reviews

06/08/14 CriticCar Detroit interviews: CriticCar Detroit: Cinetopia

06/06/14 Detroit Free Press article: Actor Hill Harper stresses value of indie films at Cinetopia screening

06/04/14 Fox 2 Detroit interview and article: Cinetopia International Film Festival

06/04/14 CinemaNerdz interview: Interview with Emily Mathews, Cinetopia International Film Festival Marketing Director

06/04/14 Ann Arbor News article: Bill’s Beer Garden to host two outdoor films for Cinetopia in Ann Arbor

06/04/14 Concentrate Media article: Detroit and Ann Arbor, partners in film

06/04/14 SpoilerFreeMovieSleuth article: Cinetopia International Film Festival

06/04/14 CinemaNerdz article: Five best bets for the 2014 Cinetopia International Film Festival

06/03/14 Detroit Free Press article: Names + Faces: Sayles seminar to celebrate indie director’s films

06/03/14 WXYZ.com article: Cinetopia International Film Festival kicks off Wednesday

06/03/14 press release: Cinetopia Film Festival announces Detroit Voices contest finalists

06/02/14 Ann Arbor News article: Six films to see at 2014 Cinetopia International Film Festival

06/02/14 press release: 40 stars, directors, and producers to attend Cinetopia

06/01/14 Current interview: Behind the scenes with John Sayles

06/01/14 Current article: John Sayles comes to Cinetopia

06/01/14 Hour Detroit article: Cinetopia International Film Festival expands in metro Detroit

05/31/14 Ann Arbor News article: Oscar-winning screenwriter Dustin Lance Black to appear at Cinetopia

05/30/14 Detroit News article: Cinetopia film festival is all about discovery

05/30/14 Metro Times article: Spike Lee to watch own movie at Cinetopia

05/29/14 press release: LGBTQ rights activist and Oscar-winning screenwriter Dustin Lance Black to attend Cinetopia Film Festival

05/29/14 Detroit Free Press article: Cinetopia festival highlights

05/29/14 Detroit Free Press article: Cinetopia film fest expands presence in Detroit

05/27/14 Model D article: Your guide to Cinetopia: Getting the most out of the festival experience

05/21/14 PrideSource article: Spike Lee, Cinetopia come to Ann Arbor

05/16/14 Ann Arbor News article: Spike Lee to celebrate ‘Do The Right Thing’ anniversary at Cinetopia

05/16/14 press release: Filmmaker Spike Lee to attend Cinetopia International Film Festival

05/13/14 Fox 2 Detroit interview: Cinetopia International Film Festival

05/02/14 Detroit Free Press article: Indie fare, documentaries in lineup for Cinetopia film fest

05/02/14 Ann Arbor News article: Cinetopia International Film Festival announces its 50-film lineup for 2014

05/02/14 press release: Cinetopia International Film Festival announces 2014 schedule

04/02/14 Detroit Free Press Article: Cinetopia film fest announces Detroit expansion, new programs

04/02/14 press release: Cinetopia International Film Festival scheduled for June 4-8 in Detroit, Ann Arbor

09/12/13 press release: Cinetopia International Film Festival to expand its Detroit presence in 2014

Contact Caitlin Drzewiecki at cdrzewiecki@michtheater.org or Ruth Lednicer at rlednicer@michtheater.org or (734) 668-8397 x46 for publicity information or to apply for press credentials.