A Free Beacon Park Movie Festival Offers a Winter Escape Throughout February

Winter and its bone-chilling temperatures are in full effect, imposing a weekend agenda to be spent indoors. The DTE Beacon Park Foundation and Downtown Detroit Partnership have arranged February Flicks, a month-long movie-festival starting Feb. 2 at no cost.
Motown Magic

Netflix’s Newest Series Spotlights Motown’s Greatest Hits

Creator Josh Wakely animates Detroit’s music legacy through “Motown Magic”

3 Must-See Films at This Year’s Arab Film Festival

The 2018 Arab Film Festival has officially kicked off in metro Detroit. As a part of the larger Cinetopia Film Festival, the event will run through June 10, presenting a lineup of director talks, workshops, special events, and award-winning short films.

Michael Bolton Praises Detroit in New Documentary

On Tuesday, May 15, UA Commerce Township Stadium 14 in Walled Lake — in partnership with 450 other cinemas across the country — staged an exclusive, one-night showing of the documentary “American Dream: Detroit.”

5th Annual Freep Film Festival Returns to Detroit

Returning for its fifth year, the Freep Film Festival kicks off today, featuring its largest lineup to date.

Annual Italian Film Festival Returns to Detroit in April

A nationally-touring celebration of Italian cinema, the Italian Film Festival USA of Metro Detroit, will return with even more programming than last year.

‘The Lost Tapes: Malcolm X’ Debuts Tonight on the Smithsonian Channel

“The Lost Tapes: Malcolm X” is presented entirely through speeches, newscasts, and rarely seen archival footage, including Nation of Islam rallies and recordings made at the Audubon Ballroom in New York on the day of Malcolm X’s assassination.

Beacon Park Hosts Free February Flicks

Beacon Park’s 10,000-square foot heated tent, the Winter Lodge, will be transformed into a cozy movie theatre this month.

Cinema Detroit Introduces Its First Spanish-Language Film Series

Celebrate Latin American culture at Cine Mexico Now

‘Transformers 5’ Crew Seeks Detroit Extras

Over the course of the summer, star-struck residents of Detroit should keep their eyes out for Josh Duhamel, Mark Wahlberg, Anthony Hopkins, and Laura...

Metro Detroit theaters to screen Prince’s ‘Purple Rain’

A number of metro Detroit movie theaters will be screening Prince's 1984 film Purple Rain in honor of the late performer, who died on Thursday at...

Spike Lee Talks Detroit at GM’s 10th Annual GMAAN Black History Month Celebration

Speaking before an audience of more than 1,200 at a Black History Month event in Detroit on Friday, Feb. 19, filmmaker Spike Lee had...

America’s Sweetheart: An Evening with Molly Ringwald

Hour Detroit spoke with Ringwald on the phone to discuss what inspired her jazz album, and what the future holds for her.

The Renovated Maple Theater Is Ready for Its Close-up

The curtain rises this month on the renovated Maple Theater in Bloomfield Township.


Film producer and Southfield native Gary Gilbert opens up about his Oscar nomination for The Kids Are All Right, the Michigan Film Incentive, and his new film, Meet Monica Velour.

‘Detroit 1-8-7’ Actors Give Their Take on Detroit

The smell of buttery popcorn filled the air as the stars of ABC’s Detroit 1-8-7 walked the red carpet at the show’s glitzy local premiere.