Bo Burnham's 'Eighth Grade' will kick-off Cinetopia's opening night

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Returning for its seventh year, the Cinetopia Film Festival showcases a handpicked program of the best of the best from global festivals.

This year’s fest will feature more than 44 world-renowned films from May 31 through June 10, and will span Ann Arbor, Dearborn, and Detroit. Kicking things off is the Midwestern premiere of the acclaimed coming of age comedy, Eighth Grade, which will be accompanied by a Q and A with writer, director, and comedian Bo Burnham.

Eight Grade screening begins at 8 p.m. on Thursday, May 31 at the Michigan Theater; 603 E. Liberty St., Ann Arbor; 734-668-8397; cinetopiafestival.org; Individual tickets are $15, $50 movie passes are available for students, and full festival passes are $125-$175.



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