In his weekly Cinema Chat, Detroit-born Festival Founder Russ Collins highlighted a few movies he is especially looking forward to having festival goers see, including:

Kahlil Gibran’s The Prophet – The opening night film in Detroit playing FREE on lawn of Detroit Institute of Arts.

Me and Earl and the Dying Girl – Sundance Audience & Grand Jury Prize winner – June 6, Detroit only.

Pale Moon – Audience Award winner of the Tokyo International Film Festival and a US premiere!

40th Anniversary special screening of Jaws – Free outdoor screening on Maynard street in Ann Arbor, June 11!

Court – Multiple festival winner and winner of the Indian “Oscar” for best film.

Summer of Sangaile – Sundance Best Foreign Language Film from Lithuania.

The Tribe – Cannes Film Festival favorite from last year.

Michael Jackson music video sing-along/dance-along party screening FREE at sundown, June 10 at Campus Martius in Detroit only

Sundance Shorts – the best short films from this year’s Sundance Film Festival.

Imperial Dreams – Winner of Best of Next at 2015 Sundance Film Festival.

Detroit Voices – the winning films from this short film competition featuring compelling Detroit stories and issues by Detroit filmmakers.

Mistress America – Closing night movie, the newest, yet to be released film from Noah Baumbach and Greta Gerwig.

Truly, the Cintetopia Festival is the best films from the world’s best film festivals; hope to see you there!