For the Cinephiles on Your Holiday List: Give an Experience to Remember
Give the gift of membership this holiday season! The Ann Arbor Film Festival offers different levels of membership that come with unique perks at each tier. Some great perks include free film festival tickets and passes, discounts on festival tickets and merchandise, and access to special parties and events hosted by AAFF! As a member of the Ann Arbor Film Festival, you or the film-art lover in your life will be providing direct support for bold, visionary filmmakers and help
A Word from our Executive Director As the year draws to a close, it is customary to pause and remember who we are. It is helpful for us at the Ann Arbor Film Festival to take a moment and remind ourselves about the work that we do, the films that we see, and the connections that we make. We are deep in the planning process for the upcoming 57th festival, and so grateful for all of it. We are honored and humbled by the thousands of talented filmmakers for sending us their film
Holiday DVD Sale!
Still haven’t found the perfect holiday gift for the cinephile in your life? Fret no more! The Ann Arbor Film Festival has a great gift option for all of the film lovers out there. In our special holiday promotion, purchase the 10-pack DVD collection and get a Volume 11 DVD for free! The DVD 10-pack collection contains all 10 volumes of our DVD collection, including films from festivals 46-55. Enjoy a decade of award-winning and select short films from the oldest experimental
Filmmaker Q+A: Marnie Ellen Hertzler
Marnie Ellen Hertzler received the Prix DeVarti for Funniest Film at the 56th Ann Arbor Film Festival for her film Growing Girl. How did you come to know that film would be an important medium for you? I have always made visual art and was getting a BFA in Sculpture and Extended Media. I had one professor encourage me to explore a time element in my work. I began animating my sculptures and through that process realized that moving image was the best medium for what I wanted