Programs Special Events
Director Chris Paine takes his film crew behind the closed doors of Nissan, GM, and the Silicon Valley start-up Tesla Motors to chronicle the story of the global resurgence of electric cars.
Filmmaker Lydia Nibley examines the 2001 murder of Fred Martinez, a transgendered teenager of American Indian descent.
Traverse City's Boardman River has been both its lifeblood and sometimes bane for centuries. It's now embroiled in the controversy of removing the 3 dams that disconnect the river and its ecosystems from Lake Michigan. This film explores the challenges and solutions to the controversial rebirth of the Ottaway.
FREE for National HIV Testing Day. In 1985 Dallas, electrician and hustler Ron Woodroof works around the system to help AIDS patients get the medication they need after he is diagnosed with the disease.
Norte! will host the second Bike Night at the Bijou, an evening of awesomeness that will celebrate the growing presence of people on bicycles in Traverse City, smash the most bicycles at the TART-adjacent Bijou record, and raise funds for Norte!'s kids on bikes programming. 
Part of Up North Pride Week! Two drag performers and a transgender woman travel across the desert to perform their unique style of cabaret.
Stop on by the Bijou on Heritage Day during the Cherry Festival to enjoy some local history on the big screen. It will play in a continuous loop from 9 am - 12 noon on Tuesday, July 5. 
A widower with ten children falls for a widow with eight, and they must decide about forming a huge, unconventional family.
A down-on-his-luck inventor turns a broken-down Grand Prix car into a fancy vehicle for his children, and then they go off on a magical fantasy adventure to save their grandfather in a far-off land.
Two mysterious orphan children have extraordinary powers and are chased by a scheming millionaire. But where do these kids really call home?
An overworked mother and her daughter do not get along. When they switch bodies, each is forced to adapt to the other's life for one freaky Friday.
One of Dr. Seuss' most beloved stories roars to life as never before in this enormous animated adventure that proves "a person's a person no matter how small."