Thursday, December 24, 2015

DIA offers Tri-county residents FREE Admission to Animated Movies during Holiday Break 12/26 -31

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Detroit Film Theatre’s “When Marnie Was There” and “Boy and the World” will delight all ages

Two animated features being shown at the Detroit Institute of Arts’ Detroit Film Theatre are FREE for residents of Wayne, Oakland and Macomb counties between the holidays. The museum, which is usually closed on Mondays, will be open from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday, December. 28th. The movies are offered free as one of the benefits of tri-county support.

“When Marnie Was There”
Saturday–Monday, December 26–28th, 3 and 7 p.m.
When shy, artistic Anna moves to the seaside to live with her aunt and uncle, she stumbles upon an old mansion inhabited by a mysterious girl named Marnie. The two form a unique connection, and Anna begins to learn the truth surrounding her strange new friend. Voices includes Hailee Steinfeld, Geena Davis, John C. Reilly and Vanessa Williams.

“Boy and the World”
Tuesday and Wednesday, December 29 and 30th, 3 and 7 p.m.; Thursday, December 31st, 3 p.m.
Cuca lives a life of quiet wonder, exploring all that the countryside has to offer. But his cozy life is shattered when his father leaves for the city, prompting the boy to embark on a quest to reunite his family. His journey unfolds like a tapestry, and this wonderful new film’s animation takes on greater complexity and variety as his small world expands.

Museum Hours and Admission
9 a.m.–4 p.m. Tuesdays–Thursdays, 9 a.m.–10 p.m. Fridays, 10 a.m.–5 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. General admission (excludes ticketed exhibitions) is FREE for Wayne, Oakland and Macomb county residents and DIA members. For all others, $12.50 for adults, $8 for seniors ages 62+, $6 for ages 6–17. For membership information, call 313-833-7971.

Detroit Institute of Arts
5200 Woodward Avenue
Detroit, MI 48202


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