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8 Mile

Saturday, Sep 2 at 3:30 pm

Location: Redstone Theater

Dir. Curtis Hanson, 2002, 111 mins. Restored 4K DCP. With Eminem, Brittany Murphy, Mekhi Phifer, Kim Basinger. A cinematic and musical triumph, 8 Mile boosted Eminem’s lyricism to new heights. The thrilling hit film focuses on B-Rabbit, an aspiring rapper who moves back home after a breakup and works to support his mother and sister in a trailer park. Energetically directed by Hanson (L.A. Confidential), Scott Silver’s screenplay drew from elements in Eminem’s real life: growing up near 8 Mile Rd in Michigan and competing in rap battles at The Shelter. Mixing a tense bass line with an underdog’s tale, “Lose Yourself” won the Academy Award for Best Original Song in 2003.

Tickets: $15 / $11 senior and students / $9 youth (ages 3–17) / discounted for MoMI members ($7–$11). Order tickets. Please pick up tickets at the Museum’s admissions desk upon arrival. All seating is general admission. Review safety protocols before your visit.