AAFF Newsletter: December 2010
- AAFF DVD Collection: Volume 3
- Filmmaker Focus: Stephen Wetzel
- Holiday Gift Giving
- AAFF Holiday Office Hours
AAFF DVD Collection: Volume 3
The third compilation of films from the Ann Arbor Film Festival is here! This DVD makes a great holiday gift with nine award- winning and favorite films from the 48th AAFF.
Volume 3 includes independent and experimental films, including: best of 48th AAFF award-winner Beauty Plus Pity by Duke and Battersby, From the Archives of an Inventor by Stephen Wetzel, Travelling Fields by Inger Lise Hansen and Please Say Something by David OReilly. View a full list of the collection's films here.
The first 200 DVDs come in a screen-printed matteboard case, printed by VGKids,and include a set of five postcards with original artwork by filmmakers Martha Colburn, Lewis Klahr, Julie Murray, Michael Robinson and Deborah Stratman. Special thanks to Advanced Media Copies in Rochester Hills, Michigan for their DVD support and replication.
Be the first to pick up Volume 3 at Tiny Expo, this Saturday, December 11, 2010 in downtown Ann Arbor. Grab a beer, support local artists and the AAFF. As a special treat the AAFF will screen selections from the new DVD collection at 8pm!
Filmmaker Focus: Stephen Wetzel
December’s edition of Filmmaker Focus features Stephen Wetzel, a Milwaukee-based artist who, over the past decade, has created several documentary videos. His 2009 video, From the Archives of an Inventor, won a Jury Award at the 48th AAFF. In this interview, Wetzel discusses regionalism, ethnography and the story behind From the Archives of an Inventor.
Give the Gift of AAFF Membership
Who wouldn't appreciate free admission to year round screenings? Invitations to parties and events? Feel proud of knowing you're helping power the longest-running independent and experimental film festival in North America?
If you know someone who fits this description, check out our member options. Gifts of AAFF membership are a great way to extend the holidays throughout the year!
AAFF Holiday Office Hours
In the spirit of this festive season the AAFF office will be closed December 23rd at 3pm and reopening January 4, 2011.
Actualité of the Month
Recorded May 26, 2010: Eel, Deepwater Horizon oil leak, Gulf of Mexico