This Thursday kicks off the first ever Freep Film Festival in Detroit. This inaugural event is taking place at The Fillmore and the Detroit Film Theatre inside the DIA and runs from Thursday the 20th thru Sunday the 23rd. The festival will feature film talks, a tour of some of Detroit's theatres, premieres and screenings of several documentaries about Detroit and Michigan. You can check out the full schedule of events below.
The first film being shown at the festival is Packard:The Last Shift. The Packard plant in Detroit went up in
Tickets to this screening are $10 for general admission and $25 for VIP seating. They can be purchased through Ticketmaster here. We also have one set of tickets to give away to one of our lucky readers. To win these passes, please email your full name to email@example.com with the subject line "Packard". We will draw a winner the morning of the show and give them more information on how to claim their prize. This film promises to offer us an inside look at the downfall of a once great facility that was ahead of its time.
To learn more about the Freep Film Fest check out their website here. For a full list of films and links to purchase tickets to each, click here.