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UPCOMING: Cinetopia International Film Festival: June 5-14 in Detroit and Ann Arbor

The Cinetopia International Film Festival l, recently named as the best Detroit area film festival, takes place June 5-14 in Detroit and Ann Arbor. The event will take place over ten days this year.

Cinetopia brings more 70 films to the Detroit/Ann Arbor area – representing the best feature-length dramas, comedies, and documentaries from the world’s best festivals, including Sundance, Cannes, Venice, Toronto, Berlin, SXSW and Tribeca.
In addition to the impressive array of films, curated specifically for Cinetopia by a dedicated team of programmers led by Michigan Theater CEO and Cinetopia founder Russ Collins and Elliot Wilhelm, Director of the Detroit Film Theatre series at the DIA, a majority of the screenings will include special post-film events, including presentations, discussion panels, and Q&A sessions with directors, writers, and stars of the films being presented.
Special guests include Greg Louganis (via live skype), Bobcat Goldthwait, Ivan Kral, Mike and Chris Farah, Tab Hunter (via live skype), and many more. 

The festival will feature more than 100 screenings of 72 films, in an expanded array of venues throughout Detroit and Ann Arbor. Besides the Detroit Film Theatre, additional Detroit venues include the Arab American National Museum, Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History, College for Creative Studies, Cinema Detroit, The Redford Theatre, Senate Theater, and The Maple Theater. In addition to the historic Michigan Theater, Ann Arbor venues include The State Theater and UM Modern Language Building.

Prices are as follows:
Single tickets: $12, $9 for members of the DIA, Michigan Theater, etc.
Festival passes: $90-$150, $50 students

Screenings will be at these locations:
Arab American National Museum (13624 Michigan Ave., Dearborn; 313-582-2266)
Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History (315 E. Warren Ave., Detroit; 313-494-5800)
Cinema Detroit (3420 Cass, Detroit; 313-281-8301)
College for Creative Studies (201 E. Kirby, Detroit; 313-664-7400)
Detroit Film Theatre at the Detroit Institute of Arts (5200 Woodward, Detroit; 313-833-4005)
Maple Theater (4135 W. Maple Road, Bloomfield Twp.; 248-750-1030)
Michigan Theater (603 E. Liberty St., Ann Arbor; 734-668-8397)
Redford Theatre (17360 Lahser Rd., Detroit; 313-537-2560)
Senate Theatre (6424 Michigan Ave., Detroit; 313-894-0850)
State Theater (233 S. State St., Ann Arbor; 734-761-8667)
University of Michigan Modern Languages Building (812 Washington St., Ann Arbor; 734-764-1817)
Visit for full film descriptions, trailers and dates/times/locations of all screenings and events.