Film and media studies resources
- Screen Site: Academic Site for the Study of Film
- Cinemaspace UC Berkeley
- Media History Project
- Museum of Modern Art Film Collection
- The Art of Film Sound Design
- Psychoanalysis and Film
- British Film Institute
- BBC Film
- American Film Institute
- Animation Journal
- David Bordwell
Student film groups
Kino Club 313
Wayne State University's newly formed film club, Kino Club 313, is official and ready to share the wonderful world of cinema with the rest of the student population. Our main goal is to offer a platform for undergraduate and graduate students to share their own interests and ideas surrounding film and media, host events and screenings, or simply get together and watch some great films.
Wayne State Video Game Scholarly Interest Group
The Wayne State Video Game Scholarly Interest Group is a group of students who meet once a month to discuss essays, articles, and books related to Video Game Studies. We will also be playing and discussing relevant games during the course of our meetings. Our purpose is to expand our knowledge of the discipline of Video Game Studies and put scholarly essays into conversation with our own experiences as players and scholars.
WSU Film/Media FB Group
The WSU Film/Media FB Group is for film fans to share their interest in the cinema.
Detroit area film
Contemporary Art Institute, Detroit (CAID)
The Contemporary Art Institute of Detroit is a community-based non-profit organization. CAID fosters and promotes the essential link between contemporary arts and contemporary society through its exhibitions, performances, critical and public discourse and the funding of contemporary arts and art-related activities.
Formerly known as the Burton Theatre, an independent art-house cinema in the Cass Corridor. Join their Facebook page to keep up with independent films at local venues.
Learn more about the Cortown Cinema at facebook.com/CorktownCinema.
Cranbrook Art Museum is a contemporary art museum located at the heart of Cranbrook Educational Community, one of the nation's greatest architectural complexes. The museum's changing exhibitions are a continuing commentary on our society and world. From contemplative to cutting edge, the exhibitions challenge emotions and sensibilities.
Learn more about the musem at cranbrookart.edu/museum.
Detroit Institute of Arts/Detroit Film Theater
Check out our world-class museum's film schedule, screening throughout the year.
Michigan Film Office
For the latest information on movie making in Michigan, visit michiganfilmoffice.org.
Mitten Movie Project
The Mitten Movie Project is a monthly film festival dedicated to screening independent short films on the first Tuesday of every month at the Main Art Theatre
Model D is a web-based magazine creating new narratives for Detroit since 2005. Model D tells stories of development, re-development, creative people and businesses, vibrant neighborhoods and cool places to live, work and play. Keep up with the latest film news from Model D's film page.
Museum of Contemporary Art, Detroit (MOCAD)
The mission of the Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit presents art at the forefront of contemporary culture. As a non-collecting institution, MOCAD is responsive to the cultural content of our time, fueling crucial dialogue, collaboration, and public engagement.
Learn more about the museum at mocadetroit.org.
Wayne State Dept. of Languages Foreign Film Screening Series
In collaboration with foreign language and other program areas at WSU the FLTC hosts a foreign film evening every week for students enrolled in foreign language, literature and culture courses. The audience is encouraged to stay and participate in the discussion.
Wayne State Gender, Sexuality, and Women's Studies
Women's Studies offers film series periodically as part of the program. For more information visit the Gender Studies Program.
Film festivals in Detroit and region
Ann Arbor Film Festival
The Ann Arbor Film Festival is internationally recognized as a premier showcase for creative, inspiring, and influential films of all types: avant-garde and experimental, story-based narratives, documentaries, and animation.
Learn more about the festival at aafilmfest.org.
Cinetopia International Film Festival
The Cinetopia International Film Festival features the best feature-length dramas, comedies, and documentaries from the world's best film festivals (e.g. Sundance, Cannes, Venice, Toronto, Berlin, SXSW, Tribeca, etc.).
Visit cinetopiafestival.org to learn more about the festival.
Media City Film Festival
Media City is an international festival of experimental film and video art presented annually in Windsor, Ontario, Canada since 1994. The festival also hosts retrospective screenings and discussions with featured artists.
Learn more about the Media City Film Festival at houseoftoast.ca/mediacity.
Reel Deel/Association for Psychoanalytic Thought
The Reel Deal is a unique three-part film program sponsored by the Association for Psychoanalytic Thought and the Michigan Psychoanalytic Society designed to offer local cinephiles the opportunity to express, explore and expand their film experience.
Windsor International Film Festival
The Windsor International Film Festival (WIFF) is a cultural, not-for-profit organization whose mission is to recognize and celebrate the art of cinema by showcasing Canadian and international films and filmmakers.
Learn more about the Windsor International Film Festival at windsorfilmfestival.com.