The 60th Ann Arbor Film Festival will take place in-person & online from March 22-27, 2022. Each program is different. Films are not rated. All programs are intended for mature audiences except for Saturday's Almost All Ages (6+) program. Some films have imagery of a stroboscopic nature.
11 of the 12 Features in Competition will be available for on-demand viewing from March 22-31, EST.
All short Films in Competition and Juror Programs will first be screened in-person at the Michigan Theater. At 11:59pm the day of the screening, the programs will be available for on-demand viewing until 11:59pm midnight ET on 3/31.
All Special Programs screenings, Off The Screen! installations and Speaker Series events will be available in-person only unless otherwise noted.
In-person full festival-week passes allow access to the online festival.
Passes are on sale now, and get you in for free to many or all of our programs, depending on the level. Get your pass here.
WHAT DO ALL THESE PROGRAM
We show a LOT of moving image art during the week of the festival. Here’s a quick guide to help you navigate everything we have to offer!
Films in Competition: short film programs built from films submitted to our festival this year. Short films are all less than 60 minutes (usually less than 20 minutes), and each program will have anywhere from 6-14 films.
Features in Competition: programs that either consist of a single feature film (60 minutes or longer), or a feature and a short film that were submitted to the festival this year (if a program includes a paired feature and short, the films may relate to each other, but have not been submitted together by the same filmmaker).
Special Programs: specially curated programs of films that have not been submitted for award consideration this year, but instead were curated around a thematic idea by friends and artists of the Ann Arbor Film Festival.
Off The Screen! (OTS!): new media, video, live performance, and art installations that are either ongoing during festival week or happen at a specific time.
Speaker Series: panel discussions, workshops, and presentations by friends and artists of the Ann Arbor Film Festival.