Passport Destination 4

The fourth stop on your passport adventure is…
Detroit Film Theatre

Thursday, February 27, 2014 DFT FINAL
Detroit Film Theatre at the DIA
5200 Woodward Ave.
Detroit, MI

DP2A presents a night of glamour and fun where passport holders will once again travel to the Detroit Film Theatre for a private viewing of the 2014 Oscar Nominated Short Films. Walk the red carpet and make sure you dress to impress!

Our after party will once again take place across the street at the Detroit Historical Museum. Come enjoy food, drinks, and live entertainment! 


6PM: Red Carpet opens - sponsored by Changez Salon

7PM: Academy Award nominated short films begin

9:30PM (approximately): After party begins at the Detroit Historical Museum


$5.00 parking in the DIA’s Cultural Center lot on John R. Rd. right across from the Detroit Film Theatre. There is also street parking available.


GET A HORSE! (USA–Directors: Lauren MacMullan and Dorothy McKim). Synopsis: Mickey Mouse and his friends are enjoying a wagon ride until Peg-Leg Pete shows up with plans to ruin their day. (Animation, 6 minutes)

HELIUM (Denmark–Directors Anders Walter and Kim Magnusson). Synopsis: A dying boy finds comfort in the tales of a magical land called HELIUM, told to him by the hospital janitor. (Live action, 23 minutes)

THE VOORMAN PROBLEM (UK–Directors: Mark Gill and Baldwin Li). Synopsis: A psychiatrist is called to a prison to examine an inmate named Voorman, who is convinced he is a god. (Live action, 13 minutes)

MR. HUBLOT (Luxembourg/France/Directors: Laurent Witz and Alexandre Espigares). Synopsis: The eccentric, isolated Mr. Hublot finds his carefully ordered world disrupted by the arrival of Robot Pet. (Animation, 11 minutes)

JUST BEFORE LOSING EVERYTHING (France–Directors: Xavier Legrand and Alexandre Gavras). Synopsis: Miriam has left her abusive husband and taken refuge with her children in the local supermarket where she works. (Live action, 30 minutes)

DO I HAVE TO TAKE CARE OF EVERYTHING? (Finland–Directors: Selma Vilhunen and Kirsikka Saari). Synopsis: Sini tries frantically to get her family ready to leave for a wedding, but her husband and two children are interfering with her efforts. (Live action, 7 minutes)

After Party

Following the films we’ll head to the Detroit Historical Museum (just across Woodward) for our after party event. Enjoy live music, appetizers, and drinks while exploring the museum’s newest exhibit “Out on the Town: Drinking and Dining in Detroit Since 1920.” Find out more about here.

Silent Auction

Below are our silent auction items. Pick your favorite and make sure to bid this Thursday!

  1. Stressfree Homemade Meal Package: Its’ a BREeze Catering takes the stress out of cooking for you! Enjoy three healthy dinners for you and your family up to four people. OR enjoy three, three course date night meals for you and that special someone. 
  2. Picture Perfect: Enjoy a professionally taken framed photo of Comerica Park.
  3. My Lil Coconut Basket: Are you tired of using skin care products that are full of unsafe ingredients that you can’t pronounce? If so, these all natural organic products are definitely for you! Take home a basket of assorted products and enjoy the gift of nature.
  4. I’ll Bake Your Cake Package: Take home a dozen mini cupcakes and a certificate for a custom 10 inch Cake or 2 dozen custom cupcakes. You can pick your choice of cake flavor and frosting with design. 
  5. Studio Bree Package: Capture your special family moments with a photo session by Studio Bree. You can choose from a family or baby session. One 8×10 print will be included.