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 premieres.
The Films in Competition 2 program on Wednesday 3/28 at 9:15pm, features the world premieres of TRACES by Scott Stark, IF THE WAR CONTINUES by Jonathan Schwartz and VERSES by James Sansing, the North American premiere of HEAVY EYES, by Siegfried A. Fruhauf and the U.S. premiere of PILGRIMAGE (Pèlerinage) by Marc Pelletier.
On Thursday 3/29 at 9:30pm, the Films in Competition 3 program includes the North American premieres of VEXED by Telcosystems and EMBLEM by Japanese filmmaker Rei Hayama who will be in attendance for the program screening and Q&A.
San Francisco-based filmmaker Paul Clipson presents his super 8mm films on Friday 3/30 at 11:30pm with live musical accompaniment from Matthew De Gennaro and Scott Tuma. The program features the world premiere of ANOTHER VOID, a vertiginous study of movement, color and darkness, that continues an exploration of the process of filmmaking and its close relation to music.
[images VERSES by James Sansing, ANOTHER VOID by Paul Clipson]