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Detroit Film Theatre

• Set on a quiet street in Recife, Brazil, Neighboring Sounds tells the story of political unrest that erupts when a private security firm is hired to police the streets. 7 p.m. Dec 1.; 2 p.m. Dec. 2. $7.50

Kumare follows the actions of a guru, Sri Kumaré, as he moves to America to spread his teachings. However, his followers quickly learn that he is not a guru, but a filmmaker, who wanted to see if he could make people believe in him. Kumaré begins to feel a sense of responsibility for his “followers” and must deal with the dilemma of telling future followers the truth or if it’s better that they never know and continue believing. 9:45 p.m. Dec. 1.; 4:45 p.m. Dec. 2. $7.50

In the auditorium at the Detroit Institute of Arts, 5200 Woodward, Detroit; 313-833-4005; dia.org/detroitfilmtheatre/14/DFT.

 

Redford Theatre

• Set in the 1940s, A Christmas Story is the classic story of a boy, Ralphie, and his obsession to convince his parents and Santa Claus that a Red Ryder BB gun is the perfect gift for Christmas. 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. Dec. 1. $4

• The 1954 film White Christmas details the story of a song-and-dance team as they become romantically involved with another act and team up to save the failing Vermont inn of their former commanding general. Starring Bing Crosby, Danny Kaye, and Rosemary Clooney. 8 p.m. Dec 14.; 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. Dec 15. $4.

17360 Lahser, Detroit; 313-537-2560; redfordtheatre.com.

 

Michigan Theater

• Alonzo Smith, father of the Smith family, wants to uproot his family and go to New York in Meet Me in St. Louis, a period musical starring Leon Ames, Judy Garland, and Tom Drake. 1:30 p.m. Dec. 1. Free.

Warren Miller’s Flow State offers moviegoers the chance to experience the rush of extreme skiing and snowboarding, immersing them directly in snow-covered mountains. 6 p.m. Dec. 1. $19.45.

United in Anger is a feature-length documentary about a small group of men and women of all races and classes, activists of the ACT UP (AIDS Coalition to Unleash Power) Oral History Project. 5:10 p.m. Dec. 6. Free.

• Part of the Benard L. Maas Family-Friendly Film Series, Elf is a family-friendly Christmas story of a human (Will Ferrell) raised by elves at the North Pole. After finding out he’s not a real elf, he seeks out his birth parents in New York. 1:30 p.m. Dec. 9. Free.

• The holiday classic Miracle on 34th Street invites people of all ages to experience the magic of Christmas with Maureen O’Hara, Edmund Gwenn, John Payne, and Natalie Wood. 1:30 p.m. Dec. 16. Free.

It’s a Wonderful Life tells the inspiring story of George Bailey (Jimmy Stewart) who has decided to end his life, but a guardian angel saves him and shows him what the world would be like had he never been born. 1:30 p.m. Dec. 23. Free.

Michigan Theater, 603 E. Liberty, Ann Arbor; 734-668-8463; michigantheater.org.
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