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January 24, 2020

We’re looking to add to our team of dedicated volunteers for the 58th Ann Arbor Film Festival! Find out why you should join.

January 10, 2020

Oleszko at the 53rd AAFF during a tribute to George Manupelli

Ann Arbor, Michigan—The 58th Ann Arbor Film Festival’s special guest, Pat Oleszko, an internationally known multi-disciplinary performance artist, will present a series of short performances throughout festival week (March 24-29, 2020). She will be the guest of honor at the 4th Annual AAFF Director’s Fundraiser, celebrating her significant impact on the organization....

January 9, 2020

We're incredibly excited to announce the selection of three esteemed jurors for the 58th Ann Arbor Film Festival, scheduled for March 24–29, 2020. The three will attend the six-day festival, viewing more than 120 films in competition and awarding roughly $22,500 in cash and in-kind awards. In addition, each juror will present a specially curated program of work during the festival. Check out their bios below!

Osbert Parker


January 6, 2020

The Ann Arbor Film Festival (AAFF) announces the arrival of the Industry Representative and Press Accreditation Form for the 58th Ann Arbor Film Festival, scheduled for March 24–29, 2020. With the implementation of this form, members of the press may now apply for press badges if they would like to offer news coverage for the festival. Industry representative accreditation is intended for film curators and programmers. 


December 16, 2019

As we say farewell to the decade we welcome our new Communications and Marketing Manager, Katherine Pertuso. She will be leading the Ann Arbor Film Festival’s content and marketing strategy as well as supporting development activities. Katherine brings two years of content marketing experience for the Ann Arbor Art Center, a local arts non-profit, where she managed their social media presence, created graphics, photos, and vid...

December 12, 2019

Exciting news for Ann Arbor residents and University of Michigan students!

The Ann Arbor Film Festival is collaborating with the Ann Arbor District Library on the addition of film festival films to their collection. If you are an AADL cardholder, you already have access to four AAFF films currently available. To obtain a library card, just stop by your nearest library with proof of Ann Arbor residency to sign up. As a U-M stude...

December 3, 2019

The Ann Arbor Film Festival celebrates exceptional film art in a variety of ways, including a robust awards program. Thanks to the generous contributions of a number of individuals and businesses who have supported AAFF awards throughout our 58-year history, the awards program is able to recognize the work of more than 20 talented makers at the festival each year.

To ensure that the funds that make these laurels possible every...

December 2, 2019

2019 is winding down and before you know it, the 58th Ann Arbor Film Festival will be here. We are excited to report, just in time for the holiday season, festival passes are now available!

Take advantage or our special holiday pricing on passes for the 58th AAFF (March 24-29, 2020).

With pass prices increasing for the first time in a decade, now is a great time to get yours at a discount!

58th AAFF Pass Pricing


December 2, 2019

Guidestar’s 2019 Seals of Transparency are here and we are proud to announce that the Ann Arbor Film Festival (AAFF) has earned a Silver Seal of Transparency! As a non-profit organization, we are committed to maintaining transparency with our current and prospective donors and stakeholders. This achievement indicates that we have added substantial basic and financial information to our nonprofit profile on Guidestar, which mak...

November 26, 2019

The year is 1932-- A gallon of gas costs 10 cents, Johnny Cash has just been born, and the throes of the Great Depression can be felt around the world. The world is changing and the people with it, including the ever-engaging world of Film. The medium has been making waves since 1891 when Thomas Edison invented the kinetoscope. The invention took American and European audiences by storm and would pave the way for future invent...

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