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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


PHOTOS: Contemporary art at the Detroit Institute of Arts (DIA)

TweetAmericaJR’s Jason Rzucidlo recently visited the Detroit Institute of Arts. The DIA located in Midtown Detroit, Michigan, has one of the largest and most significant art collections in the United States. With over 100 galleries, it covers 658,000 square feet with a major renovation and expansion project completed in 2007 that added 58,000 square feet. The DIA collection is regarded as among the top six museums in the United States with an encyclopedic collection which spans the globe from ancient Egyptian and European works to contemporary art. This gallery featuresRead More