Film Festival with Elliot Wilhelm

Friday Night Film Festival

Elliot Wilhelm

WTVS Detroit Public TV's Friday Night Film Festival is your destination for uncut, uninterrupted classic films. Each Friday at 8p.m. (encore presentation at 1:30a.m. early Saturday), 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.

Easter Parade - 1948

Easter Parade - 1948

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.

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Platoon - 1986

Platoon - 1986

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.

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The Picture of Dorian Gray-1945

The Picture of Dorian Gray-1945

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.

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Separate Tables - 1958

Separate Tables - 1958

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."

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Some Like it Hot - 1959

Some Like it Hot - 1959

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.

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The Train - 1965

The Train - 1965

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

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The Private Life of Sherlock Holmes - 1970

The Private Life of Sherlock Holmes - 1970

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.

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