In cooperation with the Friends of Modern Art, the FIA Theater presents quality independent, international, and classic films that otherwise would not be seen in the Flint area. Films are screened every weekend in the comfort of plush theater-style seating and a state-of-the-art sound system.
Norman Lear: Just Another Version of You
December 9, 10, 11
(U.S., 2016) Directed by Heidi Ewing and Rachel Grady, 91 min., not rated
The makers of the documentaries Detropia and Jesus Camp look at the life, work, and political activism of the legendary TV producer best known for such sitcoms as All in the Family, The Jeffersons, and Maude.
Hell or High Water
December 16, 17, 18
(U.S., 2016) Directed by David Mackenzie, 102 min., rated R
Chris Pine, Ben Foster, and Oscar winner Jeff Bridges co-star in this much-acclaimed heist drama—written by Taylor Sheridan (Sons of Anarchy)—in which two brothers concoct a desperate scheme to save their family’s West Texas ranch.
FOMA Film Series: Music Legends
December 15, 17, 18 • Thursday @ 7:30p; Saturday @ 2p; Sunday @ 4p
(Ireland, 2007) Directed by John Carney, 85 min., rated R
In Dublin, a street musician and a European immigrant write, rehearse, and record songs that tell their love story. “Falling Slowly” won an Oscar for best song.
FIA and Communities First Film Series
City of Trees
December 8 • Thursday @ 7:00p
(U.S., 2015) Directed by Brandon Kramer, 76 min., not rated
A complex tale of social justice, urban forestry, and community politics portrays the struggles of a Washington, D.C., nonprofit to challenge the cycle of poverty and violence in blighted urban areas by implementing an ambitious “green jobs” program.