PHOTOS: 2017 Cinetopia Film Festival in Detroit and Ann Arbor

TweetAmericaJR’s Jason Rzucidlo was LIVE in Detroit and Ann Arbor for the 2017 Cinetopia Film Festival. Created for the people of southeastern Michigan, the Cinetopia Film Festival features the best feature-length dramas, comedies, and documentaries from the world’s best film festivals (e.g. Sundance, Cannes, Venice, Toronto, Berlin, SXSW, Tribeca, etc.).  Cinetopia honors the rich heritage of cinematic culture and Michigan’s proud legacy of outstanding cinema artists through special pre- and post-film events, including presentations, discussion panels, and Q&A sessions with directors, writers, and stars. For tickets and more information aboutRead More

PREVIEW: 6th annual Cinetopia Film Festival kicks off on June 1

TweetDETROIT — The sixth annual Cinetopia Film Festival is coming to Detroit/Ann Arbor and Dearborn on June 1-11, 2017.  This showcases the best of the best independent films from festivals all over the globe. There were 130 submissions and they chose the best innovative films that tell a story and the history behind them. Russ Collins, CEO of the Michigan Theatre in Ann Arbor, said they started Cinetopia five years ago in Detroit.  “We looked at other film festivals. (to model after)  The heritage of cinema in Detroit is prettyRead More

Cinetopia Film Festival Announces 2016 Film Awards

TweetAnn Arbor, MI –  After wrapping another successful 10 day film festival, Cinetopia International Film Festival today announced the 2016 winners of the six Audience and Festival Director Awards, as well as the four awards for the Detroit Voices short film competition.  The 5th annual festival attracted approximately 22,000 attendees to venues across Detroit, Dearborn and Ann Arbor, including several popular outdoor film screenings.  After more than 120 screenings of 54 films, the votes were tallied and the winning films are: Audience Award- Narrative: Hunt for the Wilderpeople SAM NEILLRead More

Cinetopia International Film Festival Announces 2016 Films and Events

TweetCinetopia Film Festival, once again named as the best Detroit area film festival by the Metro Times, today announced the 2016 schedule of films and events taking place at this year’s festival, June 3-12.  Spanning ten days, Cinetopia brings more than 50 films to the Detroit, Dearborn and 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.  See the attached list of films and visit for full film descriptions, trailers and dates/times/locationsRead More