Tito and the Birds

A boy and his two friends set out to find his father’s missing research on bird songs, something that just might save their world from an epidemic where fear makes you sick. Presented in Portuguese with English subtitles.

Cold War

Oscar® Nominated for Best Foreign Language Film, Best Director, and Best Cinematography! Written and directed by Pawel Pawlikowski (IdaMy Summer of Love) comes a passionate love story between a man and a woman who meet in the ruins of post-war Poland. Set against the background of the Cold War in 1950s Poland, Berlin, Yugoslavia and Paris, it’s the tale of a couple separated by politics, character flaws and unfortunate twists of fate – an impossible love story in impossible times.
 
 
 

Shoplifters

After one of their shoplifting sessions, Osamu and his son come across a little girl in the freezing cold. At first reluctant to shelter the girl, Osamu’s wife agrees to take care of her after learning of the hardships she faces. Although the family is poor, barely making enough money to survive through petty crime, they seem to live happily together until an unforeseen incident reveals hidden secrets, testing the bonds that unite them.

If Beale Street Could Talk

Golden Globes® winner for Best Supporting Actress – Regina King! Directed by Barry Jenkins (Moonlight). Set in early-1970s Harlem, If Beale Street Could Talk is a timeless and moving love story of both a couple’s unbreakable bond and the Black family’s empowering embrace, as told through the eyes of 19-year-old Tish Rivers (screen newcomer KiKi Layne).

Vice

Golden Globes® winner for Best Actor – Christian Bale!
Written and directed by Academy Award® winner Adam Mckay (The Big Short), Vice explores the epic story about how Dick Cheney, a bureaucratic Washington insider, quietly became the most powerful man in the world as Vice-President to George W. Bush.

The Favourite

Nominated for 4 Golden Globes® including Best Picture and Best Actress! In early 18th century England, a frail Queen Anne (Olivia Colman) occupies the throne while her close friend Lady Sarah (Rachel Weisz) governs the country. When a new servant Abigail (Emma Stone) arrives, she sees an opportunity to return to her aristocratic roots. From Director Yorgos Lanthimos (The Lobster).

Free Solo

Follow Alex Honnold as he becomes the first person to ever free solo climb Yosemite’s 3,000ft high El Capitan Wall. With no ropes or safety gear, he completed arguably the greatest feat in rock climbing history.

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Become a Member!

Discounts to movies and concessions at the Michigan and the State. Member only parties, special presale access to live events and more! Memberships start at $35!

Become a Member!

Membership benefits are good at the State Theatre AND the Michigan Theater. Starting at $35, benefits include discounted film tickets, invite-only events, discounted concessions and more!

Showtimes and Tickets

Check out the film schedule this week. Movie times are updated every Tuesday afternoon and tickets go on sale to the general public every Wednesday at 12 PM.

The All-New State Theatre

The newly renovated State Theatre re-opened its doors on December 8, 2017. Read more about what’s new at the theater and how the new reserved seating and ticketing works.

New? Welcome!

Ann Arbor’s classic Art Deco cinema is the state-of-the-art spot for arthouse and independent films, Hollywood classics, cult favorites, and more.

Did You Know?

  • The State Theatre is a part of the Michigan Theater Foundation, Ann Arbor’s Nonprofit Center for Fine Film and the Performing Arts.
  • Together, the Michigan & State Theaters are proud to serve as the linchpins of downtown Ann Arbor, bringing over 300,000 guests to movies, plays, concerts, talks, meetings, parties, weddings, and other events each year.

Our History

Designed by legendary architect C. Howard Crane, the State Theatre has served as a central hub of downtown Ann Arbor’s cultural identity ever since its opening in 1942.
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