About Film Festival
WTVS Detroit Public TV's Friday Night Film Festival is your destination for uncut, uninterrupted classic films. Each Friday at 8p.m. (repeat 1:30a.m. early Sat.) , host Elliot Wilhelm, film curator for the Detroit Institute of Arts and founder of the Detroit Film Theatre, introduces the film and offers his insight and commentary.
NOTICE NEW TIME SLOT 8pm FRIDAY'S
most movies repeat 1:30am early Saturday mornings.
Friday 2/28, 3/7, 3/14 and 3/21/2014
We are pleased to bring you special programming during our March Pledge Drive. Thanks for your interest in DPTV. All contributions to Detroit Public Television are greatly appreciated.
The French Lieutenant's Woman
Friday, 3/28/14 from 8:00-10:00 p.m.
A film is being made of a story, set in 19th century England, about Charles, a biologist who's engaged to be married, but who falls in love with outcast Sarah.
The Big Country
Friday, 4/4/14 from 8:00-10:00 p.m.
A New Englander arrives in the Old West, where he becomes embroiled in a feud between two families over a valuable patch of land.
Friday, 4/11/14 from 8:00-10:00 p.m.
Based on the Broadway hit about the life and times of burlesque dancer Gypsy Rose Lee and her aggressive stage mother, Mama Rose.
Friday, 4/18/14 from 8:00-10:00 p.m.
Don Hewes and Nadine Hale are a dancing team, but she decides to start a career on her own. So he takes the next dancer he meets, Hannah Brown, as a new partner.
Friday, 4/25/14 from 8:00-9:30 p.m.
A young recruit in Vietnam faces a moral crisis when confronted with the horrors of war and the duality of man.
The Picture of Dorian Gray
Friday, 5/2/2014 from 8:00-10:00 p.m.
A corrupt young man somehow keeps his youthful beauty, but a special painting gradually reveals his inner ugliness to all.
Friday, 5/9/2014 from 8:00-10 p.m.
The stories of several people are told as they stay at a seaside hotel in Bournemouth which features dining at "Separate Tables."
Some Like it Hot
Friday, 5/16/2014 from 8:00-10:00pm
When two musicians witness a mob hit, they flee the state in an all female band disguised as women, but further complications set in.
Friday, 5/23 from 8:00-10:30 p.m.
In 1944, a German colonel loads a train with French art treasures to send to Germany. The Resistance must stop it without damaging the cargo.
The Private Life of Sherlock Holmes
Friday, 5/23 from 10:20-12:30 p.m.
When a bored Holmes eagerly takes the case of Gabrielle Valladon after an attempt on her life, the search for her missing husband leads to Loch Ness and the legendary monster.
We are pleased to bring you special programming during our Special Pledge Drive. Thanks for your interest in DPTV. All contributions to Detroit Public Television are greatly appreciated.
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