Ann Arbor Film Fest News

2016

David Dinnell

The AAFF announces the departure of Program Director David Dinnell. For five years he served as full time Program Director, Senior Programmer for one year, and provided special programming for three...

Posted on May 27th, 2016

Video Interview: Brett Story at the 54th AAFF

Check out this interview with Brett Story at the 54th AAFF. She talks about her film The Prison in Twelve Landscapes, which screened at the last Festival. "A film about prison from th...

Posted on May 25th, 2016

Video Interview: Sky Hopinka at the 54th AAFF

Sky Hopinka was awarded the Tom Berman Award for Most Promising Filmmaker at the recent 54th AAFF for his film Jáaji Approx. Check out this video interview in which he describes his film...

Posted on May 9th, 2016

Interns Make the Ann Arbor Film Festival Smooth Sailing

Many, many thanks goes out to the Ann Arbor Film Festival interns. We are grateful for the major work done by our incredible intern team, who over the past 6-months have been vital in the production...

Posted on April 28th, 2016

Memories from the 54th AAFF

We are excited to share a collection of photos from the 54th AAFF. Visit our flickr here to relive memories of the Festival and share them with your friends!  Many thanks goes out to our amaz...

Posted on April 18th, 2016

Relive Expanding Frames at AAFF54

At the 54th annual Ann Arbor Film Festival, we continued our “Expanding Frames” workshop and discussion series on filmmaking, film watching, and everything in between. We know these popu...

Posted on April 1st, 2016

Award-Winners for the 54th AAFF Announced

The 54th AAFF award-winners have been announced! Congrats to our amazing filmmakers on another successful year of programming.

Posted on March 20th, 2016

3 DAYS AWAY

Enjoy this trailer for the 54th Annual Ann Arbor Film Festival, just 3 days away, by filmmaker Mike Olenick. See the full program on the 54th AAFF website and purchase tickets here! Get your ticke...

Posted on March 12th, 2016

Spotlight on Local AAFF54 Artists

Locally based in a college town that is ranked as one of the best cities for liberals nationwide, the AAFF is nurtured by the atmosphere and the local talents in Ann Arbor and in Michigan. This year...

Posted on March 11th, 2016

Grahame Weinbren Presents 78 Letters

At the AAFF, the viewers are often drawn into direct dialogue with the works. Grahame Weinbren’s audience-interactive film 78 Letters leads further into active participation. 78 Letters is the...

Posted on March 11th, 2016

Plan Your Festival: Highlights for AAFF 54

Featuring 40 programs ranging from the Saturday morning ‘Family Friendly’ screening to the LGBTQ spotlight, the Ann Arbor Film Festival has something for everyone! Films screening at thi...

Posted on March 11th, 2016

AAFF Program Fit for the Whole Family

The Saturday morning 11am screening, Films in Competition 5 (Ages 6+) is the perfect weekend activity for families. While films in this program are selected with kids six and up in mind regarding co...

Posted on March 9th, 2016

AAFF54 Installations

There’s more to AAFF54 than film. Check out our installations in the Michigan Theater lobby and off- site at the Ann Arbor Art Center, the Aquarium Gallery, Encore Records, North Quad Space 24...

Posted on March 5th, 2016

Tickets on Sale & 54th Program Available online!

Information about the 54th Ann Arbor Film Festival is now online!

Visit our 54th AAFF website for full program announcement and to purchase tickets!

Posted on February 29th, 2016

Let’s Watch: A Marathon Event

The sixth episode of CTN's "Let's Watch with the Ann Arbor Film Festival" series is now available to watch, featuring Michigan resident Andrea Eis! CTN will also have a Let’s Watch marathon leading up to and during Festival Week!

Posted on February 29th, 2016

A Celebration of Chantal Akerman

Chantal Akerman (1950 -2015) was an immensely influential filmmaker and artist whose work contributed substantially to feminist and avant-garde cinema. Three of Akerman's films will be screened ...

Posted on February 28th, 2016

LGBTQ Spotlight at the 54th AAFF

The 54th annual Ann Arbor Film Festival is pleased to announce another year of programming that includes a celebration of the LGBTQ community. This year marks our 15th annual Out Night, a program of recent documentary, experimental and narrative LGBTQ films which typically features historic and influential works. This year, the Festival will also screen films by iconic filmmakers Chantal Akerman and Curt McDowell, as well as Jared Buckhiester and Dani Leventhal's Hard as Opal.

Posted on February 27th, 2016

Jem Cohen in attendance at the 54th AAFF

The AAFF is thrilled to announce Jem Cohen’s new film Counting will screen at the 54th AAFF. Cohen will be in attendance for the screening of his film on Wednesday, March 16th at 9:15pm, and will also present a special program of his short films on Friday, March 18 at 9:15pm.

Posted on February 24th, 2016

Sixty Six: Lewis Klahr

The 54 AAFF is excited to welcome filmmaker Lewis Klahr, who will be present at the Festival for the screening of his recent film "Sixty Six." The film will screen at 1:15pm on Sunday, March 20th in the Michigan Theater Main Auditorium.

Posted on February 22nd, 2016

Ah humanity! at Work Gallery

AAFF is excited to announce that Ernst Karel will present his collaborative project Ah humanity! at the Work Gallery, 306 S State St, Ann Arbor, from March 15 - April 1. Ah humanity! was created by ...

Posted on February 18th, 2016

The Lighted Field: Remembering Andrew Noren

The Lighted Field (1987) is a 59 minute, silent black & white 16mm film, and is one of the masterworks from Andrew Noren (1943–2015). The film will screen at the 54th AAFF - 7pm on Wednesd...

Posted on February 15th, 2016

Expanding Frames

Participate in this forum for talking, learning and doing. Enjoy this popular free series, which will take place again this year at North Quad Space 2435, 105 South State Street. AAFF’s educ...

Posted on February 11th, 2016

Retrospective: Curt McDowell

The AAFF is excited to feature a program of newly restored 16mm films by Curt McDowell (1945-1987), a beloved favorite at the AAFF throughout the 1970s. The retrospective will be held Thursday, Marc...

Posted on February 11th, 2016

Stamps Speaker Series: David OReilly

We are thrilled to announce that AAFF filmmaker David OReilly will be the Penny Stamps Distinguished Speaker at AAFF 54 on Thursday, March 17th. Enjoy this free event and hear OReilly, one of the most adventuresome and innovative independent animation filmmakers working today, speak about his works - 5:10pm at the Michigan Theater.

Posted on February 4th, 2016

54th AAFF Passes on Sale!

The AAFF 54 Festival Pass is here. Get your Festival or weekend pass today! Single screening tickets will be available for purchase February 22nd.

Posted on February 4th, 2016

Year End Appeal Brings in Over 10K in Support!

Many, many thanks to all of our donors! We are so grateful to those who contributed $7,610 in gifts for the Festival. The added $5,000 in matching funds we received made for a nice end to 2015!

Posted on February 1st, 2016

An Interview with Sabine Gruffat and Bill Brown

Enjoy an interview with filmmakers Sabine Gruffat and Bill Brown, who won the 53rd AAFF Michael Moore Award for Best Documentary.

Posted on January 26th, 2016

For Your Enjoyment: Let’s Watch Episodes 3 and 4

Two new episodes in CTN's Let's Watch series are now up! Episodes 3 and 4 feature filmmakers Chris McNamara and Diane Cheklich.

Posted on January 19th, 2016

54th AAFF Jurors Announced

The Ann Arbor Film Festival is proud to announce the three esteemed jurors for the 54th AAFF. Rebecca Baron, Carl Bogner, and Garbiñe Ortega will attend throughout the week viewing more than ...

Posted on January 14th, 2016

AAFF Operations Manager Position Opening

ANN ARBOR FILM FESTIVAL OPERATIONS MANAGER + ORGANIZATION Founded in 1963, the Ann Arbor Film Festival (AAFF) became a non-profit in 1980. The mission of our organization is to support bold, vis...

Posted on January 12th, 2016

Volunteers and Host Families Needed

Interested in volunteering for the 54 AAFF? Let us know now! We are seeking dedicated volunteers with availability in March, especially Festival week: March 15th – 20th. Please email a brief d...

Posted on January 12th, 2016

2015

Jesse McLean at AAFF 53

This just in: Watch an interview with artist and filmmaker Jesse McLean, recorded at the AAFF 53, where Jesse was a member of the Awards Jury. She shares some thoughts about the Festival and describ...

Posted on December 11th, 2015

“Let’s Watch” with Jack Cronin

The second episode of Community Television Network's "Let's Watch with the Ann Arbor Film Festival" is airing this month on Channel 18 in Ann Arbor and online here. This episode features an ...

Posted on December 9th, 2015

AAFF is on PhillyCam

Films from the Ann Arbor Film Festival will be broadcast on PhillyCAM, the City of Philadelphia’s designated public access television station. The 60-minute program will be broadcast weekly fo...

Posted on November 24th, 2015

Stocking Stuffers for Film Lovers

AAFF DVD Volumes 1-8 are now available as a discounted set, just in time for the holidays!  The set features award-winning and select short films from the past eight Festivals, including work b...

Posted on November 19th, 2015

Keep the Films Rolling with a Monthly Gift

We are deeply grateful to the many AAFF donors who contribute to the success of our community backed, world-renowned avant-garde film festival, where originality, creativity, innovation and artistic...

Posted on November 17th, 2015

Finally Something Good on TV

We are excited to announce the launch of a cable television series by new AAFF Media Partner Community Television Network of Ann Arbor. “Let’s Watch With the Ann Arbor Film Festival,&rdq...

Posted on November 4th, 2015

AAFF Executive Director Visits New Orleans Film Festival

AAFF Executive Director Leslie Raymond attended the 26th annual New Orleans Film Festival as a member of the jury. Raymond, along with multidisciplinary artist Jane Cassidy, whose exhibition “...

Posted on October 27th, 2015

Els van Riel on image-making and Gradual Speed

Interview with Els Van Riel undertaken by James Snazell via e-mail during June-August 2015 with images provided by Els Van Riel. JS: How important was it for you to have your work screened at ...

Posted on September 29th, 2015

Le Révélateur at the 53rd AAFF: interview w/ Sabrina Ratté and Roger Tellier-Craig

Watch an interview with Sabrina Ratté and Roger Tellier-Craig who perform as Le Révélatuer, recorded at the 53rd Ann Arbor Film Festival on March 28 , 2015. Sabrina Ratt&eacut...

Posted on September 23rd, 2015

Hail and Farewell, Departing AAFF Board Members

The Ann Arbor Film Festival sincerely thanks our retiring board members Bruce Baker and Wendy Lawson for their years of service as they conclude their participation on the AAFF Board of Directors. ...

Posted on September 11th, 2015

Edge Hill University Interns at AAFF

AAFF Key Sponsor and UK University of the Year, Edge Hill University, which has shown the AAFF touring program for the past several years, sent the Festival two wonderful interns to support our prod...

Posted on September 2nd, 2015

UM Bentley Historic Library Welcomes George Manupelli’s Papers

Several large folios, binders and various other papers belonging to AAFF founding director George Manupelli have recently been deposited to the University of Michigan Bentley Historical Library. A n...

Posted on August 27th, 2015

53rd AAFF DVD Coming Soon!

The eighth compilation of films from the Ann Arbor Film Festival will be available in September. Volume 8 will feature award-winning and select films from the 53rd AAFF. Films include Scrapbook ...

Posted on August 17th, 2015

Interviews with AAFF Makers on the AADL website

The Ann Arbor District Library, a cherished Community Partner of the AAFF, has recently added two new AAFF filmmaker interviews to its online archive. Recently edited discussions with Ben Popp and G...

Posted on August 11th, 2015

AAFF Makes Cameo Appearence 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 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