Ann Arbor Film Fest News

2015

AAFF Makes Cameo Program at the Traverse City Film Festival

If you’re in Traverse City, heading there for the Traverse City Film Festival (TCFF), or want a reason to get away to Northern Michigan, plan on seeing “Shorts From the 53rd Ann Arbor Fi...

Posted on July 23rd, 2015

Check out our 53rd AAFF Tour Trailer!

Check out this new 53rd AAFF Tour trailer created by Jeff Economy, who has directed, produced, shot and edited many music videos, feature length documentaries, and documentary/reality tv shows. With...

Posted on July 16th, 2015

AAFF at ANIMATOR Festival in Poland

AAFF Program Director David Dinnell will be at the eighth annual ANIMATOR International Animated Film Festival in Poznań, Poland July 10 - 16. Dinnell will attend as a member of the internati...

Posted on July 9th, 2015

THE CALL FOR ENTRIES IS NOW OPEN FOR THE 54TH ANN ARBOR FILM FESTIVAL!

The 54th AAFF will take place March 15–20, 2016 at The Michigan Theater in Ann Arbor, MI. The 54th AAFF will provide at least $21,000 in cash and film stock/services to more than 20 filmmak...

Posted on June 30th, 2015

The 54th AAFF Call for Entries will open July 1st!

Come one, come all!  The 54th Ann Arbor Film Festival will officially welcome entries beginning next Wednesday, July 1st! Filmmakers may submit their work through our website at aafilmfest.or...

Posted on June 30th, 2015

53rd AAFF World Tour Launches This July

The 53rd Ann Arbor Film Festival Tour will visit galleries, art house theaters, universities, media arts centers and cinémathèques throughout the world from July through February 2016....

Posted on June 18th, 2015

Jessica Bardsley at the 52nd AAFF

Filmmaker Jessica Bardsley, who has shown her work at the AAFF over the past several years, is featured in this video short. Shot last year, Bardsley discusses her film "The Blazing World," an au...

Posted on June 9th, 2015

Steven Woloshen Interviewed by James Snazell

Experimental scratch film animator Steven Woloshen had his film, 1000 Plateaus screened on the opening night of the Ann Arbor Film Festival and in this interview Steven talks about his film, the Ann...

Posted on June 4th, 2015

Pat Oleszko Expounds on AAFF Founder George Manupelli

The passing of AAFF founder George Manupelli in September 2014 inspired a truly special reunion at this year’s 53rd Festival. Many of George’s close collaborators, students and friends, ...

Posted on June 2nd, 2015

Check out the 53rd AAFF Photo Gallery!

The 53rd AAFF was one for the books. Revisit – or view for the first time – all the wonder and excitement in a beautiful photo gallery thanks to local photographer Abby Rose Photo. Re-li...

Posted on May 27th, 2015

53rd AAFF Audience Award Winner Announced!

The people have spoken, the ballots have been counted, and we're very pleased to announce the winner of the 53rd AAFF Audience Award. Congratulations to Mike Hoolboom; his film Scrapbook (19 m...

Posted on May 20th, 2015

53rd AAFF Awards Announced

Ken Burns Award for Best of the Festival ($3000) The Creation of Meaning (Simone Rapisarda Casanova) Tom Berman Award for Most Promising Filmmaker ($2000) Many Thousands Gone (Ephraim Asili...

Posted on March 29th, 2015

Wojciech Bąkowski:  Live Performance

Wojciech Bąkowski, featured artist at the 53rd Ann Arbor Film Festival performs “Telegaz”, his most recent album. Bakowski is a Warsaw-based artist creating animation, video, dr...

Posted on March 29th, 2015

AAFF TICKETS ON SALE!

For the full schedule please visit our 53rd Festival website at aafilmfest.org/53 Tickets are on sale for all programs through Eventbrite. See you at the 53rd!

Posted on March 16th, 2015

AAFF partnering with the U of M Latina/o Studies program to present “Abrazos”

The Ann Arbor Film Festival and the University of Michigan Latino/a Studies Program and Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies are pleased to present the film ABRAZOS by Luis Argueta. Luis ...

Posted on March 16th, 2015

WORK GALLERY EXHIBITION: JANE CASSIDY

  Jane Cassidy: Fits of Easy Reflexion March 14–April 5 | Work Gallery | 306 S. State St. An exhibition of three visual music installations by Jane Cassidy. Square Ball and Purple...

Posted on March 13th, 2015

“Professor Daniel Herbert on “How to Watch Experimental Film” at the AADL

On February 4th 2015, Professor Daniel Herbert from the University of Michigan presented his talk “How to Watch Experimental Film”. The lecture was held at the Ann Arbor District Library...

Posted on March 2nd, 2015

Jurors Announced for the 53rd AAFF

  The Ann Arbor Film Festival is proud to announce the three esteemed jurors for the 53rd AAFF. Jesse McLean, Julie Murray, and Joanna Raczynska will each be in attendance throughout the week...

Posted on February 26th, 2015

Manupelli Tribute to Include Rare 70s Film

As part of our tribute to AAFF founder George Manupelli, who passed away in September, the 53rd AAFF will have a special screening of Manupelli's 1974 16mm film Portraits, Self Portraits and Sti...

Posted on January 28th, 2015

2014

53rd AAFF Passes on Sale!

Be the first to get your 53rd Festival Pass -now on sale for a special discounted holiday price!  Purchase yours for $15 off until 12/31/2014.   The Festival Pass provides access to all...

Posted on December 17th, 2014

NEA AWARDS GRANT TO AAFF!

We are excited to announce that The National Endowment for the Arts has chosen the Ann Arbor Film Festival for a $15,000 Art Works Grant, which is an enormous help as we work towards our 53rd Festiv...

Posted on December 17th, 2014

AAFF in Buenos Aires

AAFF Program Director  David Dinnell is at the the Bienal de la Imagen en Movimiento (BIM) in Buenos Aires where he will present two programs of 16mm, 35mm, and digital work from recent edit...

Posted on November 25th, 2014

53rd AAFF Call for Entries Now Closed

Submissions for the 54th AAFF will open July 1, 2015! The 53rd AAFF will provide at least $20,000 in cash and film stock/services to more than 20 filmmakers, serves as a qualifying festival for ...

Posted on November 3rd, 2014

WCBN Movie Night to Launch AAFF’s Newest DVD!

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Posted on October 7th, 2014

Bon Voyage George Manupelli:  1931 - 2014

Ann Arbor Film Festival founder George Manupelli passed away in New Hampshire on Sunday September 14. He was 82. George was an artist, filmmaker, teacher and activist.         ...

Posted on October 6th, 2014

AAFF News:  Spotlight on Jennifer Reeder; AAFF Filmmakers at the Flaherty; Submissions Deadline 10/1

JENNIFER REEDER: "PEOPLE NEED ART!" Check out this new video short featuring AAFF award-winning filmmaker Jennifer Reeder. Her film A Million Miles Away won the Eileen Maitland Award at the rec...

Posted on September 16th, 2014

AAFF News: Call for Entries, Audience Award, 52nd Tour Kickoff, AAFF in Traverse City

AAFF NEWS:  JULY 2014 THE CALL FOR ENTRIES IS NOW OPEN FOR THE 53RD ANN ARBOR FILM FESTIVAL! The AAFF provides at least $20,000 in cash and film stock/services to more than 20 filmmakers...

Posted on July 14th, 2014

52nd AAFF Audience Award Winners

We are very pleased to announce that the 52nd Ann Arbor Film Festival Audience Awards ($250 each) go to Ja’Tovia Gary for Cakes Da Killa: NO HOMO and Zbigniew Czapla for Toto. Cakes Da Ki...

Posted on July 10th, 2014

53rd AAFF Call for Entries

THE CALL FOR ENTRIES IS NOW OPEN FOR THE 53RD ANN ARBOR FILM FESTIVAL! The AAFF provides at least $20,000 in cash and film stock/services to more than 20 filmmakers, serves as a qualifying festiva...

Posted on June 30th, 2014

AAFF DVD Volumes 5 & 6 Available Now!

Volumes 5 & 6 are brand new and available at store.aafilmfest.org.  Both DVD's feature award-winning films beautiful screen-printed cases from our friends at VGKids.   Volume 5 ...

Posted on April 28th, 2014

52nd AAFF Awards Announcement

The Ann Arbor Film Festival is proud to announce the award recipients for the 52nd AAFF as chosen by our esteemed jury Steve Anker, Hope Tucker and Jeremy Rigsby. Ken Burns Award for Best of the...

Posted on March 30th, 2014

AAFF Member Party, Housing needed for filmmakers!

AAFF Membership Party:  Saturday March 15th, 8pm-12am Please join us at our upcoming special member and supporter party! Saturday March 15, 8pm-12am Hathaway's Hideaway 310 South As...

Posted on March 11th, 2014

Click Here for 52nd Schedule!

The 52nd AAFF takes place at the Michigan Theater, State Theatre and UMMA Helmut Stern Auditorium, March 25-30, 2014.  More than 200 films including: A retrospective with documentary filmmake...

Posted on March 3rd, 2014

Jurors Announced for 52nd Festival

The Ann Arbor Film Festival is proud to announce the three esteemed jurors for the 52nd AAFF. Steve Anker, Jeremy Rigsby, and Hope Tucker will each be in attendance throughout the week viewing ov...

Posted on January 29th, 2014

Slice Magazine Interview with Executive Director Leslie Raymond

In August 2013, Leslie Raymond became the new Director of the Ann Arbor Film Festival, the oldest independent film festival in North America. Every year, this prestigious six-day event presents 40 p...

Posted on January 27th, 2014

2013

52nd AAFF Passes On Sale!

Festival Passes are a simple cost-effective way to experience the entire 52nd Ann Arbor Film Festival! Maximize your Ann Arbor Film Festival experience and avoid waiting in long ticket lines with ...

Posted on December 16th, 2013

AAFF News: Farewell to Maria Feldman, Leslie Raymond at RISD, 16mm Tour Returns

Farewell to Maria Feldman, AAFF Operations Director The Ann Arbor Film Festival sadly bids farewell to Maria Feldman, AAFF Operations Director. Maria has worked with the festival for over nine ...

Posted on October 25th, 2013

Penny Stamps Lecture Series presents Mike Kelley: Tribute and Screening

We are very excited for the Mike Kelley tribute and screening this Thursday in Ann Arbor, as part of the Penny W. Stamps Speaker Series. Mary Clare Stevens, Executive Director of the Mike Kelley Fo...

Posted on October 8th, 2013

16mm films by Takahiko Iimura- Saturday Sept. 28th

7:30 pm, 401 Miller Ave, Ann Arbor Takahiko Iimura (b.1937), one of Japan’s pioneering experimental film and video artists, will make a very rare visit to Ann Arbor. In this program, Iimura ...

Posted on September 25th, 2013

Welcome Leslie Raymond, AAFF Executive Director

The AAFF is pleased to welcome Leslie Raymond to Ann Arbor as the festival's new Executive Director. Leslie has been associated with the Ann Arbor Film Festival for over twenty years, as a membe...

Posted on August 8th, 2013

52nd AAFF Call for Entries

The Call for Entries for the 52nd Ann Arbor Film Festival will open July 1, 2013!

Posted on June 6th, 2013

51st AAFF Vimeo Audience Award Winners

The 51st Ann Arbor Film Festival audience ballots have been sorted and tabulated and we are very pleased to announce that the Vimeo Audience Awards ($500 each) go to Sam Easterson for Burrow-Cams an...

Posted on June 6th, 2013

AAFF Executive Director Opportunity

The Ann Arbor Film Festival has an exciting opportunity for a dynamic, effective and experienced full-time Executive Director to lead the festival into its 52nd year of presenting independent and ex...

Posted on May 6th, 2013

51st AAFF Awards Announcement

The Ann Arbor Film Festival is proud to announce the award recipients for the 51st AAFF as chosen by our esteemed jury Kevin Jerome Everson, Laida Lertxundi and Marcin Gizycki. Ken Burns Award for...

Posted on March 26th, 2013

51st AAFF Full Schedule

March 19th, 2013, 6pm Michigan Theater, Ann Arbor, MI Admission: $9 & $7 The full program and schedule for the 51st Ann Arbor Film Festival is now available! Visit the events calendar for mo...

Posted on March 1st, 2013

51st AAFF Passes On Sale Now!

Maximize your Ann Arbor Film Festival experience and avoid waiting in long ticket lines with a six-day Festival Pass or a four-day Weekend Pass.

Posted on February 15th, 2013

We’ve Moved!

Update your address book, we've moved from our office on S. State Street to 217 N. First Street Ann Arbor MI 48104. For mailing please use our P.O. Box 8232, Ann Arbor, MI 48107 (exceptions: Fed...

Posted on January 21st, 2013

2012

Announcing the 51st AAFF Jury

Laida Lertxundi is a filmmaker, programmer and lecturer at University of California San Diego. Her films made with non-professional actors evoke intimate spaces both external and internal. Filled wi...

Posted on December 11th, 2012

AAFF Special Programs in Poland

The Ann Arbor Film Festival has curated two programs of recent films and videos that will be presented at the 19th International Film Festival Etiuda & Anima; a festival in Kraków, Poland...

Posted on November 16th, 2012

51st AAFF Passes On Sale Now

A Festival Pass provides you access to all screenings during the 51st festival, including the Opening Night Reception & Screening on Tuesday, March 19th. Plus, you avoid ticket lines and secure ...

Posted on November 16th, 2012

50th AAFF Tour at Shadow Art Fair

Catch a selection of short films from the upcoming 50th AAFF Traveling Tour programs this Saturday, July 21st during the Shadow Art Fair at Corner Brewery in Ypsilanti. We are very pleased to agai...

Posted on July 16th, 2012

Ann Arbor Film Festival Michael Moore Award Winners at Traverse City Film Festival

In honor of the 50th AAFF the Traverse City Film Festival presents three recent winners of the Ann Arbor Film Festival’s Michael Moore Award for Best Documentary Film: a city symphony on the c...

Posted on July 15th, 2012

51st AAFF Call for Entries

Our Late Deadline is extended to November 15th due to the Withoutabox data loss!

Posted on July 2nd, 2012

Michael Sicinski Reviews the 50th Ann Arbor Film Festival

This week MUBI Notebook features an eloquent review of the 50th Ann Arbor Film Festival written by film critic Michael Sicinski. This year marked the 50th anniversary of the Ann Arbor Film Festiva...

Posted on May 8th, 2012

50th AAFF Jury Awards

The 50th Ann Arbor Film Festival is proud to announce this year's award-winning films as chosen by our esteemed jury: Michael Robinson, Kathy Geritz and Peter Rose. The Vimeo Audience Award was ...

Posted on April 3rd, 2012

Premieres at the 50th

The Ann Arbor Film Festival takes place Tuesday, March 27th through Sunday, April 1st with over 250 films, videos, installations and live performances and more than 30 U.S., North American or world ...

Posted on March 25th, 2012

50th Ann Arbor Film Festival

The full program and schedule for the 50th Ann Arbor Film Festival is now available. Visit the events calendar for more details or to purchase tickets and passes.

Posted on March 1st, 2012

WCBN + AAFF at Encore Records

The Ann Arbor Film Festival is entering its 50th season as 88.3FM WCBN enters its 40th anniversary. To celebrate this occasion the AAFF and WCBN are throwing a show and film screening at Encore Reco...

Posted on February 26th, 2012

50th AAFF Opening Night Celebration

Opening Night for the 50th Ann Arbor Film Festival will be a memorable celebration, with a grand reception in the Michigan Theater featuring a host of local DJs, honored guests of the AAFF and a dyn...

Posted on February 16th, 2012

50th AAFF Mobile Shorts Contest hydrated by vitaminwater

The Ann Arbor Film Festival Mobile Shorts Contest hydrated by has announced its top 5 finalists (see below), as voted by you the viewer. The winner gets selected by the AAFF, announced 3/27 and scr...

Posted on February 13th, 2012

Archival Programs at the 50th AAFF

The 50th Ann Arbor Film Festival will present rare opportunities to look back at five decades of ground-breaking cinema, with programs featuring Bruce Baillie, Barbara Hammer, Tomonari Nishikawa and...

Posted on February 12th, 2012

Announcing the Awards Jury for the 50th AAFF

The Ann Arbor Film Festival is happy to announce the awards jury for the 50th season. This year’s group of esteemed jurors are avant-garde filmmaking legend Peter Rose, Whitney Biennial artist...

Posted on February 2nd, 2012

Opening Night Event Tickets

Whether you come for the Backstage Fundraiser Dinner, Opening Night Reception or simply attend the screening, March 27, 2012 will certainly be a night to remember. Get your tickets now! Backstage ...

Posted on February 1st, 2012

Hotel Information for the 50th AAFF

Attend the whole 50th Ann Arbor Film Festival with a full festival pass and these exclusive festival hotel rates. The AAFF’s official hotel provider Weber’s Inn is offering a $92 per n...

Posted on February 1st, 2012

Festival Passes Now On Sale

FESTIVAL PASSES FOR THE 50TH AAFF Experience the entire 50th Ann Arbor Film Festival with a Festival Pass! Festival Passes are a simple cost-effective way to maximize your Ann Arbor Film Festiva...

Posted on February 1st, 2012

Studies and Observation no. 6: LOST BOOK FOUND

Studies and Observation group is proud to present two films by filmmaker Jem Cohen as the sixth installment of our monthly screening series. LOST BOOK FOUND (1996, 37 min) The result of over fiv...

Posted on January 25th, 2012

Bruce Baillie at the 50th Ann Arbor Film Festival


The AAFF is proud to announce a special appearance by renowned avant-garde filmmaker Bruce Baillie at the 50th festival.
 
 Baillie will be an honored guest presenting three progr...

Posted on January 25th, 2012

50 Years Of The Ann Arbor Film Festival: AAFF Archive @ AADL Launch

The Ann Arbor Film Festival is celebrating its 50th year and the Ann Arbor District Library is excited to unveil its new digital archive, chronicling the Festival's history. Join Donald Harrison...

Posted on January 19th, 2012

Studies and Observation no. 5: STRANDED IN CANTON

Studies and Observation no.5 STRANDED IN CANTON by William Eggleston Organized by THE STUDIES AND OBSERVATION GROUP Co-presented by The Ann Arbor Film Festival In 1973, America's greate...

Posted on January 11th, 2012

2011

AAFF 50th: Retrospective Screening #4

Portraits, the fourth Retrospective Screening, curated by Toronto filmmaker, artist and author Mike Hoolboom, features three past AAFF award winners.

Posted on December 12th, 2011

AAFF 50th: Retrospective Screening #5

The AAFF 50th Retrospective series concludes with Robert Gardner’s feature documentary FOREST OF BLISS, which played at the 24th Ann Arbor Film Festival in 1986.

Posted on December 12th, 2011

Studies and Observation no. 4: Journal and Remarks by David Gatten

David Gatten will present a program of his 16mm films. Program includes: HARDWOOD PROCESS (1996) SHRIMP BOAT LOG (2006/2010) JOURNAL AND REMARKS (2009) FILM FOR INVISIBLE INK, CASE NO.14...

Posted on November 28th, 2011

AAFF Newsletter: November 2011

Fired Up for Fifty - 50FORWARD 50FORWARD Auction Launches Final Deadline 11/3 - 50th AAFF Call for Entries 50th AAFF: Retrospective Screening #3 - David Gatten Welcome 50th AAFF ...

Posted on November 1st, 2011

AAFF 50th: Retrospective Screening #3

Filmmaker David Gatten (Boulder, CO) selects and introduces influential films from AAFF’s exhibition history. Gatten’s been attending AAFF for more than two decades as a filmmaker, visit...

Posted on October 24th, 2011

Shadowbox Cinema III

The Ann Arbor Film Festival (AAFF) and Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit (MOCAD) team up again to present SHADOWBOX CINEMA III. This lively program presents 10 short, dynamic independent films maki...

Posted on October 21st, 2011

Studies and Observation no. 3: AN INJURY TO ONE

AN INJURY TO ONE (16mm, 2003) by Travis Wilkerson AN INJURY TO ONE reconstructs the unsolved murder of union organizer Frank Little in Butte, Montana, and provides a corrective - and absolutely c...

Posted on October 21st, 2011

Studies and Observation no. 2: Marcy Saude and Mark Toscano

Studies and Observation no. 2 Transubstantiation: Rituals, Transformations and Appropriations program curated by Marcy Saude and Mark Toscano (in person) Using varied techniques including opti...

Posted on October 20th, 2011

AAFF 50th: Retrospective Screening #2

Mark Toscano, film preservationist for the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, curates a selection of rare and influential films from the Ann Arbor Film Festival's 50 years of exhibitio...

Posted on October 19th, 2011

Studies and Observation no. 1: AT SEA

AT SEA a film by Peter Hutton (2007, 16mm, silent, 60 min.) Hutton's most recent film—a riveting and revelatory chronicle of the birth, life, and death of a colossal container ship&mda...

Posted on October 1st, 2011

AAFF Newsletter: October 2011

Official Call for Entries Deadline 10/3 AAFF Launches Archive with UM Bentley AAFF 50th: Retrospective #2 - Mark Toscano Final Chance for Special Edition DVD Collection Volume 3 &nb...

Posted on October 1st, 2011

AAFF 50th: Retrospective Screening #1

Alice Anne Parker, (a.k.a. Anne Severson), first made waves in the international film community four decades ago. The San Francisco filmmaker shocked audiences with a handful of films, which culmina...

Posted on September 7th, 2011

AAFF 50th: Retrospective Screening Series

The Ann Arbor Film Festival launches its 50th season in September with a five-part Retrospective Screening Series, which presents influential and rare films from its five decades of ground breaking exhibition.

Posted on September 1st, 2011

AAFF Newsletter: September 2011

AAFF 50th: Retrospective Screening Series Screening #1: Alice Anne Parker George Kuchar 1942-2011 | Jordan Belson 1926-2011 AAFF 50th: Retrospective Screening Series Starting Septem...

Posted on September 1st, 2011

Cinema & Yoga V

CINEMA & YOGA V Please join us for the 5th annual Cinema & Yoga, a mind and body expanding event hosted by the Ann Arbor School of Yoga as a fundraiser for the 50th Ann Arbor Film Festival....

Posted on August 13th, 2011

AAFF Newsletter: August 2011

50th AAFF Call for Entries - Early Deadline AAFF High School Media Literacy Program Support the 50th AAFF 50th AAFF Call for Entries The early submission deadline for the Ann Arbor ...

Posted on August 1st, 2011

Cinemasports: Shadow Art Fair Edition 2011

Cinemasports at Shadow Art Fair 2011 Cinemasports is the "Iron Chef of filmmaking" in which self-assembled filmmaking teams are challenged to include assigned "ingredients" into 3-minute movies pro...

Posted on July 16th, 2011

Cinemasports at Shadow Art Fair - Winners Announced and Online

Cinemasports is a free, fun filmmaking challenge where self-assembled teams are required to include assigned "ingredients" into their 3-minute movie made in 10 hours or less.

Posted on July 15th, 2011

Co-respondents: Recent work by Lori Felker & Robert Todd

Co-respondents: Recent work by Lori Felker & Robert Todd Thursday, July 14th @ 8pm (doors at 7:30) 60 min program This Is My Show- Lori Felker, 14 min (HD) Mere Mystery- Lori Felker, 12 min ...

Posted on July 14th, 2011

AAFF Shorts @ Top of the Park III

It's your last chance to catch AAFF shorts at Top of the Park! This week we will screen two animated films from the 49th Festival, "Accumulonimbus" from Brooklyn, New York and from Tokyo, Japa...

Posted on July 7th, 2011

AAFF Newsletter: July 2011

50th AAFF Call for Entries - Now Open Traveling Tour Launches for 49th AAFF AAFF Founder George Manupelli - Video 50th AAFF Call for Entries - Now Open The Ann Arbor Film Festival i...

Posted on July 1st, 2011

AAFF Shorts @ Top of the Park II

Join the AAFF for another evening of free films at Top of the Park! This week we  take "a look at life on the Mediterranean borders of Europe, where tourists try to relax while "illegal" immi...

Posted on June 30th, 2011

AAFF Receives AAACF Grant for Media Literacy Education Program

Ann Arbor Film Festival Receives Grant from Ann Arbor Area Community Foundation to Build Media Literacy Education Program in Washtenaw County High Schools June 27, 2011 Ann Arbor, MI - The Ann A...

Posted on June 27th, 2011

AAFF Shorts @ Top of the Park

Join the Ann Arbor Film Festival as we screen short films from the 49th festival before Top of the Park's Thursday main feature films. This week it's all about the music. Check out U.S. Gi...

Posted on June 23rd, 2011

AAFF Newsletter: June 2010

Video: Genesis & Marie Losier at 49th AAFF  Festival Report: CUFF & Media City   AAFF Summer DVD Sale Karen Aqua (1954 - 2011)   Video: The Ballad of...

Posted on June 1st, 2011

“Who is Bozo Texino?” Screening

Directed, photographed, edited by Bill Daniel 2005, 56 min, B/W Photographed on 16mm and Super 8, mastered on Digibeta NTSC Suggested $5 donation at the door. We are happy present another month...

Posted on May 21st, 2011

Public Feedback Session - 49th Ann Arbor Film Festival

Please join the AAFF staff for an open forum to share feedback about the recently completed 49th Ann Arbor Film Festival. Have suggestions for improvements? Areas for increased attention? Ideas for...

Posted on April 26th, 2011

My Heart is an Idiot World Premiere

Please join the AAFF at the Michigan Theater for the world premiere of My Heart is an Idiot, a romantic documentary that spans two years and over a hundred cities. The film captures the road-trippin...

Posted on April 22nd, 2011

In Comparison (Zum Vergleich)

The second installment of the Ann Arbor Film Festival's screening series at 327 Braun Court presents: In Comparison (Zum Vergleich) Directed by Harun Farocki, 16mm, 2009, 61 minutes Bricks...

Posted on April 16th, 2011

49th AAFF - Program Guide PDF

To download a PDF (14mb) of the 88-page program guide for the 49th Ann Arbor Film Festival, please visit this link.  

Posted on April 11th, 2011

49th AAFF Opening Night Dinner

You are invited to celebrate the start of the 49th Ann Arbor Film Festival with a special backstage dinner and reserved seating for the Opening Night screening of short films in competition. Experie...

Posted on March 22nd, 2011