Join us for the festival, April 10-14

The Patriot Theater is pleased to announce that we have partnered with the Freep Film Festival and are joining as a festival venue for the 2019 event! Click below to see what films will be featured at The Patriot Theater and to purchase tickets.

2019 Patriot Theater Freep Film Festival Lineup

To view the full festival lineup, festival details, and purchase tickets, please click the link below. You will be automatically directed to the Freep Film Festival website.


About the Freep Film Festival

Freep Film Festival is a documentary-focused event, with special attention paid to films connected to Detroit and Michigan — or with special resonance there. It believes great journalism and great documentary storytelling can inform, inspire and help push the region forward — shining light on its challenges and celebrating its achievements. 

In addition to films, it also presents related panel discussions, parties, music events and more. 

Centered in the downtown Detroit core, the festival is produced by the Detroit Free Press and its business arm,

About The Patriot Theater

The War Memorial’s Patriot Theater has consistently challenged itself over the past year to introduce thought-provoking and meaningful programming for all who visit. Whether it be an afternoon of live opera, or an evening showing of an Oscar nominated film, the offerings at The Patriot Theater encourage guests to visit time and time again. This strong foundation has allowed for partnerships in the film industry and metro Detroit area to grow in vast ways that elevate The Patriot Theater to a new standard of world-class art.