What is Cinetopia?
The Cinetopia Film Festival is an annual, curated festival in Ann Arbor and metro and downtown Detroit, featuring more than 50 of the best feature-length dramas, comedies, and documentaries from the world’s best film festivals (Sundance, Cannes, Venice, Toronto, Berlin, SXSW, Tribeca, and more). It takes place over the span of 10 days every spring at venues throughout the region.
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Short Film Competition
Ann Arbor Jewish Film Festival
The Arab Film Festival
U-M Screen Arts Mavericks and Makers Symposium
Join us this May as we celebrate NANCY SAVOCA as a member of this prestigious group. Panels, screenings, and special guests (including Ms. Savoca herself) will take part.
"You'll have plenty of chances to see some of the best independent features and documentaries out there - plus the work of local emerging talent."
"The festival's programming is wide-ranging and eclectic - a mix of big name festival breakout hits as well as the obscure."
"A buffet for film fanatics."
"Cinetopia...grace[s] theatres in the Ann Arbor and Detroit metropolitan areas with a variety of dark full-length feature dramas, sardonic comedies, documentaries, and shorts to satisfy any local cinephile."
- Michigan Daily
Cinetopia spans the greater Detroit Metropolitan area, with venues in downtown Detroit, Dearborn, Bloomfield Twp, Royal Oak, and Ann Arbor.
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Welcome to the second post highlighting the films the Cinetopia team thinks are “DO NOT MISS” at this year’s festival. This time, we'll hear from Makenzie Peecook, Cinetopia programming committee member and Conference Manager for Art House Convergence. DO NOT MISS -...
Welcome to the first in a series of posts highlighting the films the Cinetopia team thinks are “DO NOT MISS” at this year’s festival. First up: Sam Ankenbauer, Cinetopia programming committee member. DO NOT MISS - Sam’s recommendations Complicity: Every year, I go to...
The best thing about attending a film festival is that, in a relatively short space of time, you can immerse yourself in the cultures and viewpoints of people from all around the world. Whether it’s a narrative or documentary film, you can laugh, cry, and gasp along...
A Special Thanks to Our 2019 Sponsors
Presented With Major Support From
Jamie & Cheryl Buhr/Buhr Foundation
John Dryden & Diana Raimi
Anne Baird (In Memory of Hans C. Cozak)
Ruth Bardenstein & Jim Roll
Arthur & Nancy Brickman
Susan & Ollie Cameron
Connie Crump & Jay Simrod
Barb & Jeff Duncan
Paul & Judy Freedman
Brian & Lisa Krause
Tamara L. Kutter
Rishi & Alison Narayan
Marschall S. Runge, MD
Jim & Gwynn Sterken
Eric & Ines Storhok
Brent & Lynly Williams