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Join Preservation Detroit in celebrating the Freep Film Festival's 4th year and leaning more about the rich movie palace history in the city of Detroit. Choose from one of two tour times, where a guide will lead you on a walking tour past some of Detroit's famous movie palaces and theatres, including the United Artists Theatre, Michigan Theatre, Telenews Theatre, Detroit Opera House, Music Hall and more. At the end of the walking tour, you will get a chance to go behind the scenes in one of Detroit's historic theatres, the Fillmore! Total tour time will be about 2-2.5 hours.
Tours will begin and end at the Fillmore Theatre, starting at 12:30pm and 1:00pm. Tickets are only $17 if you purchase online. Tickets will also be available at the door for $20, but to guarantee your spot, it's best to get your ticket now!
Also Included! Your purchase of the Preservation Detroit theater tour ticket comes with a 25% off code for the Freep Film Festival Screening of ‘EERO SAARINEN: THE ARCHITECT WHO SAW THE FUTURE’ at 5pm on Friday, March 31, at the Detroit Historical Museum. The screening will include a post-film discussion with the architect’s son, Eric Saarinen, who is the film’s co-producer and director of photography. It will be led by Detroit Free Press business columnist John Gallagher. Discount code will be sent with tour ticket receipt from Eventbrite and is subject to ticket availability; not transferable in case of a sellout.
About the Freep Film Festival
The fourth edition of Freep Film Festival arrives March 30-April 2, and will be held at a variety of Detroit venues, including the Fillmore Detroit, the Detroit Institute of Arts, Cinema Detroit, Emagine Royal Oak, Emagine Novi, Third Man Records and Detroit Historical Museum.
The majority of film screenings and related events will be $10 apiece. Unless noted, tickets will be sold through the venue.
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Preservation Detroit is the city's largest and oldest preservation organization, founded in 1975. For more about our tours, events, and advocacy for preserving, protecting, and promoting Detroit's architectural and cultural heritage, visit preservationdetroit.org.