Detroit Film Theatre Celebrates 40th Anniversary

DETROIT (AP) – The Detroit Film Theatre is celebrating its 40th anniversary.

The movie house within the Detroit Institute of Arts is screening films this weekend that have been featured throughout its four-decade history.

And the theater is doing so at a 1974 price –$2 per movie

Officials say the Detroit Film Theatre has shown 3,000 films over 2,000 weekends to more than 2 million viewers.

Among those who have appeared in person as part of a DFT program include Angela Bassett, Robert Duvall, James Earl Jones and Spike Lee.




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