Special screening to benefit DFT auxiliary Friends of Detroit Film Theatre
Detroit, MI – Bruce Springsteen’s London Calling: Live In Hyde Park, a spectacular movie of his 2009 London concert, will be presented in a specially prepared, one-time-only preview version on Wednesday, June 16 at 7:30 p.m. by the Detroit Institute of Arts’ (DIA) Detroit Film Theatre (DFT). Ann Delisi of WDET’s “Ann Delisi’s Essential Music” will introduce the film. The DIA is one of several venues in the U.S. that will show the film in advance of its June 22 release on DVD and Blu-ray.
Tickets are $10, and 100% of the proceeds will benefit the DIA’s Friends of Detroit Film Theatre, a museum auxiliary group that supports the DFT in a myriad of ways year-round. Tickets are available in advance by calling 313-833-4005, at http://bit.ly/cbEeuL or at the door.
The evening is made possible through the courtesy of Emerging Pictures, Landau Management, Sony Music, and Bruce Springsteen.
Hours and Admission
Museum hours are 10 a.m.–4 p.m. Wednesdays and Thursdays, 10 a.m.–10 p.m. Fridays, and 10 a.m.–5 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. Admission is $8 for adults, $6 for seniors, $4 for ages 6-17, and free for DIA members.
The Detroit Institute of Arts (DIA), one of the premier art museums in the United States, is home to more than 60,000 works that comprise a multicultural survey of human creativity from ancient times through the 21st century. From the first van Gogh painting to enter a U.S. museum (Self Portrait, 1887), to Diego Rivera’s world-renowned Detroit Industry murals (1932–33), the DIA’s collection is known for its quality, range, and depth. As the DIA celebrates its 125th anniversary in 2010, it does so with renewed commitment to its visitor-centered experience and to its mission of creating opportunities for all visitors to find personal meaning in art.