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Matrix Theatre Hosts 2014 DETROIT DREAMING Film Festival, Now thru 2/2

Matrix Theatre Company hosts the DDFF, which showcases films about the city and people of Detroit, giving filmmakers the opportunity to be the voice for our city's stories. The festival will run today, January 30 to February 2, 2014.

This festival enables Detroit to be properly represented by way of sharing the myriad of experiences and perspectives our city has to offer as we look toward the future. Short and feature length documentary and narrative films will be screened throughout the four day festival.

For a full schedule of films and more information, visit Ticket are $7.00 per block of films. Matrix Theatre Company is located at 2730 Bagley, Detroit, MI 48216.

Full Schedule of Events:

Thursday, 1/30

8:00pm Block - Salute Detroit's Shorts

Nain Rouge (2011, 23 min., dir. and writ. Jasmine Rivera)

Cheating Yourself (2013, 3 minutes, prod. and dir. Diane Cheklich; writ. Diane Cheklich and E. Shore)

Little Barfly (2013, 7 minutes, prod. and dir. Isaac Blade; writ. Paula Blade and Isaac Blade)

That Awkward Moment When... Episode III (2013, 3 minutes, prod., dir., and writ. Anton Bassey)

Landed (2013, 10 minutes, concept. and dir. Laura Quattrocchi, Sylvestre Gobart, and Joshua Bisset)

Chris and Ariel (2013, 8 minutes, prod., dir, and writ. Andrea Clare Maio and Zak Rosen)

9:00pm - Opening Reception

Friday, 1/31

8:00pm Block - Documenting Detroit's History

Brewster Douglass, You're My Brother (2012, 27 min., dir. Oren Goldenberg; writ. Paul Abowd)

Stealing Home (2013, 87 minutes, prod., dir., and writ. Jason Roche)

Saturday, 2/1

3:30pm Block - Tour Deforce

Deforce (2010, 86 min., dir. Daniel Falconer; writ. Andrew Rodney)

6:30pm Block - Pushing Boundaries

We Are Not Ghosts (2012, 52 minutes, prod. Melissa Young; dir. Mark Dworkin and Melissa Young)

Through the Same Door: Inclusion Includes College (2006, 25 minutes, prod. Rich Feldman, Janice Fialka, Paul Rossen, and Dance of Partnership Publications; dir. Paul Rossen; writ. Rich Feldman and Janice Fialka)

8:30pm Block - Treacherous Truths

Approaching Midnight (2013, 85 minutes, prod., dir., and writ. Sam Logan Khaleghi)

Sunday, 2/2

3:00pm Block - Detroit Hustle

A Thieves' Game (2012, 93 min., dir. and writ. Sam Logan Khaleghi)

5:00pm Block - Whimsical Ride

Ticket to the Circus (2013, 95 minutes, prod. Shady Lady Productions, dir. and writ. Barbara Troy)

6:45pm - Awards Ceremony

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