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40,000 Movies in 91 Years, A Holocaust Survivor Shares Cinematic Diary

August 7th 2020

From his childhood in Germany to the Nazi occupation to post-war Shanghai to his adult life in Metro Detroit, Zydower has loved everything about movies.

Feb. 19 – The Hate You Give Movie & Discussion for Ferndale Schools Families

February 15th 2020

Movie and Discussion: The Hate U Give-2/19 6pm

50 Shades Movies Mysteriously Hidden, Berkley Library Stands up to the Censor

July 3rd 2018

50 Shades Movies Mysteriously Hidden, Berkley Library Stands up to the Censor (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 3, 2018) Berkley, MI- Someone’s been playing censor at the Berkley Library, hiding copies of DVDs such as 50 Shades of Gray, 50 Shades Freed, and Eyes Wide Shut.  Even the documentary Jerusalem was surreptitiously removed and hidden. Staff […]

Greater Farmington Film Festival March 1-4

February 24th 2018

Greater Farmington Film Festival March 1-4  Farmington, Farmington Hills, MI – Join us in 2018 for the 5th Annual Greater Farmington Film Festival, a premier Michigan Film Festival screening a diverse selection of feature films and documentaries that engage the heart and mind, explore important contemporary issues, and inspire action. Films with a conscience. Good […]

Holly: Battle Alley Movie Nights June 11 Yogi Bear

May 11th 2016

Holly:  Battle Alley Movie Nights June 11 Yogi Bear (EVENT page) Holly, MI – Come on out to a fantastic family friendly event–Movies in Battle Alley!  Enjoy Saturday evening under the stars in the glow of Historic Downtown Holly watching movies on the big screen. Movies begin at dusk. In case of rain, movies will […]

Comedy Central Goes Forward with “Detroiters”

January 26th 2016

Comedy Central Goes Forward with “Detroiters” (Michigan Film Office Press Release, Jan. 26, 2016) Detroit, MI – In the end, it just had to be Detroit. Comedy Central has selected Detroit as the backdrop for its upcoming series, “Detroiters,” a comedy series that follows the travails of two small-time advertising men who produce low-budget, off-beat […]

How the Movie “Parenthood” Saved my Life

December 30th 2015

How the Movie “Parenthood” Saved my Life (Guest View by Chelsea Marie) When I was three or four years old, my mom took my infant brother to visit her family in New York and left me in Michigan with my dad for the weekend. While she was away, I was riding my bike and somehow […]

Library Picks: Kathleen’s Suggestions

January 11th 2015

Library Picks: Kathleen’s Suggestions (Jeff Milo, FADL Circulation Specialist, Jan.11, 2015) This regular column will provide Oakland County with cultural recommendations, in books, film, music and more, from an undeniably trusted source, one of its area libraries (as well as other community members in the weeks to come). The Ferndale Area District Library is part […]

Library Announces Summer Reading Events & More

June 22nd 2012

Grown-ups missing the fun of Summer Reading can now relive their youth at the Ferndale Public Library. This summer, through Aug. 11, readers 18 and up can enter a weekly prize drawing –each book checked out gets you…

M-1 Studios: Makin’ Money Makin’ Movies

January 15th 2012

But what you may not realize is that it’s yet another Ferndale company working behind the scenes to make those clips happen. From concept to upload, M-1 Studios know how to give small business owners the medium for their message to shine. Plus they have a story all of their own.