Films Playing at Cinema Detroit
Seat capacity: 110
The theater is equipped with wheelchair accessible seating options.
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Jules of Light and Dark
In present-day Texas, Maya (Tallie Medel) and her on again, off again girlfriend Jules (Betsy Holt) total their car after a night of backwoods raving and teen mischief. They’re rescued from the wreckage by Freddy (Robert Longstreet), a divorced oil worker whose stoic facade crumbles as he comes to see himself, and his repressed desires, in Maya. As Jules recovers, Maya and Freddy develop a rapport that dulls the debilitating silence of their small-town lives. Together, they subtly encourage one another to chase after what they want the most (or at least figure out what that might be).
USA | NR | 85 min | English
Plays at Cinema Detroit Saturday May 18th at 8:45pm
With special guest appearance by director Daniel Laabs!
MAN MADE takes us into the heart of transgender male (FTM) culture, revealing unexpected truths about gender, masculinity, humanity and love. Four trans men (who, like the film’s director, were born and raised female), take a variety of life paths toward stepping on stage at Trans FitCon, the only all-transgender bodybuilding competition in the world (held in Atlanta, GA).
USA | NR | 93 min | English
Plays at Cinema Detroit Friday May 17th at 4:15pm
No photographer of the twentieth century was as renowned for his ability to capture such great beauty—and court such great controversy—as Robert Mapplethorpe. Though he died nearly thirty years ago, Mapplethorpe’s name remains synonymous today with boundary-pushing and bold artistic contrasts, owing to both his gorgeous black-and-white prints of voluptuous flowers and his stunning, provocative nude studies of the BDSM subculture. The first-ever biopic of the artist, MAPPLETHORPE stars a revelatory Matt Smith (Doctor Who, The Crown) in the title role.
USA | NR | 95 min | English
Plays at Cinema Detroit Saturday May 18th at 3:00pm
Them That Follow
Snake handlers are spiritual renegades belonging to an obscure sect of American Pentecostalism: part of a century-old tradition of worshipping with venomous snakes during church services. Seeing themselves as the vanguards of salvation in a morally bankrupt world, believers put their lives on the line, each and every week, to prove themselves before God. Set deep in the hills of Appalachia, Them That Follow explores this unseen way of life—telling the story of a pastor’s daughter whose forbidden relationship forces her to confront the dangerous traditions of her father’s church. Featuring Oscar winner Olivia Colman and Jim Gaffigan.
USA | NR | 98 min | English
Plays at Cinema Detroit Friday May 17th at 9:00pm
Grieving the recent death of his wife, Shmuel (Géza Rohrïg), decides that, in order to move on, he must understand the science behind the decomposition process of his wife’s body—despite the blasphemy inherent in any scientific inquiry. To assist his sinful pursuit, he seeks out Albert (Matthew Broderick), a community-college biology professor who Shmuel enlists to teach informal science lessons.
Plays at Cinema Detroit Friday May 17th at 6:30pm