Uku Pacha: Throwback to a VR Conversation
Published September 23, 2022 Uku Pacha at North Quad, University of Michigan, as part of AAFF March 22-27, 2022 A conversation happened in 2021 between me and a professor in my first semester at the University of Michigan: Professor: Rose, you should take the VR class offered in the Fall semester, it will benefit you. Me: It’s upper level class and I’m not very familiar with VR, might not be a good idea, for now. Professor: You won’t regret it. That was the gist of the conver
Scott Boberg Joins the AAFF Team!
Published September 18, 2022 We are pleased to welcome Scott Boberg to the AAFF team! He started on August 18 as Deputy Director. He has been an administrator, curator, and educator in non-profit arts organizations, including the Santa Monica Museum of Art, the University of Wyoming Art Museum, and the Detroit Institute of Arts. With a focus on contemporary film, music, and visual art, Boberg developed exhibitions as well as public program series at the Contemporary Arts Ce
Two New AAFF Film Awards Honor Terri Schwartz
AAFF is excited to announce two new awards, The Terri Schwartz Film Award for Satire and Parody and the Terri Schwartz Asian Film Award, both of which will be presented for the first time at the 61st AAFF, March 21-26, 2023. Published September 16, 2022 Terri Schwartz (courtesy Courtney McKay Fairweather) The Terri Schwartz Film Award for Satire and Parody goes to the film that most effectively turns familiar images, music, and assumptions on their heads— and perhaps uses gen
Ann Arbor Film Festival x Video Data Bank: Medium Meet Medium
The AAFF commissioned essays from the curators of our special programs for the 60th AAFF, and published them in our program book.
Screening Films for the Ann Arbor Film Festival
The 60th AAFF was dedicated to Ken Bawcom, a longtime festival goer who passed away in December, 2021.