Parties & Special Events

Cinetopia is about more than just movies – we also have a selection of parties and special events that will enhance and supplement your festival-going experience.

Parties are FREE for VIP and Festival passholders, and also available to purchase as an add-on to the corresponding film.

Opening Night Party

Fri. May 10 at 5:30 PM before the screening of Before You Know It at 8:00 PM

Michigan Theater

FREE for VIP and Festival passholders. Not a passholder but still want to attend? You can purchase admission to the party with a ticket to the screening of Before You Know It.

Ticket + Party packages are $50 for members / $65 for non-members.

Detroit Voices Reception

Thu. May 16 following the Detroit Voices Short Film Competition at 6:00 PM

Senate Theater

FREE for VIP and Festival passholders. You can purchase admission to the party when you purchase your ticket to the screening.

Ticket + Party packages are $27 for members / $30 for non-members.

Arab Film Festival Iftar

Sat. May 11 following the screening of Dalya’s Other Country at 6:45 PM

Arab American National Museum

Enjoy an Arab American Film Festival selection and panel discussion before breaking fast with fellow attendees at an Iftar following the film. Iftar begins at sundown, approximately 8:43pm.

The post-screening Iftar is FREE for VIP and Festival Passholders! Not a passholder but still want to attend? You can purchase admission to the party when you purchase your ticket to the screening.

Ticket + Iftar packages are $32 for members / $35 for non-members.

Closing Night Party

Sun. May 19 following the screening of Autonomy at 2:00 PM

Mcity

Following the film, step onto Ann Arbor’s very own mock city research testing site for automated vehicles. See some of the vehicles up close, take a self-guided tour, and more! Block party starts at 4:30pm.

There are 3 ways to buy! Just the film, film + party, or just the party! VIP and Festival passholders get in FREE.

Purchase just the party here.

Tickets for the party will not be available at the door, but you can purchase online and show a ticket on your phone.

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