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STUDIES AND OBSERVATION NO. 6: LOST BOOK FOUND

February 19th, 2012 12:00pm 327 Braun Ct., Ann Arbor, MI Admission: Pay What You Can Studies and Observation group is proud to present two films by filmmaker Jem Cohen as the sixth installment of our monthly screening series. LOST BOOK FOUND (1996, 37 min) The result of over five years of Super-8 and 16mm filming on New York City streets, LOST BOOK FOUND melds documentary and narrative into a complex meditation on city life. The piece revolves around a mysterious notebook filled with obsessive listings of places, objects, and incidents. These listings serve as the key to a hidden city: a city of unconsidered geographies and layered artifacts—the relics of low-level capitalism and the debris

BRUCE BAILLIE AT THE 50TH ANN ARBOR FILM FESTIVAL

The AAFF is proud to announce a special appearance by renowned avant-garde filmmaker Bruce Baillie at the 50th festival. Baillie will be an honored guest presenting three programs of his work during the 50th anniversary running March 27th through April 1st, 2012. In 1963, during the first AAFF a full program was devoted to Bruce Baillie's short films. Baillie and his work continued to be a strong and consistent presence through the first decade of the Festival. Programs at the 50th AAFF will include such major works of Baillie's as QUIXOTE, QUICK BILLY, CASTRO STREET among others. A pioneer of the American avant-garde film movement, Baillie will discuss his work and his influence on film cul

50 YEARS OF THE ANN ARBOR FILM FESTIVAL: AAFF ARCHIVE @ AADL LAUNCH

February 3rd, 2012 7:00pm Downtown Library: Multi Purpose Room, Ann Arbor, MI Admission: Free The Ann Arbor Film Festival is celebrating its 50th year and the Ann Arbor District Library is excited to unveil its new digital archive, chronicling the Festival's history. Join Donald Harrison, AAFF Executive Director, and other voices from the Festival's past as they share behind-the-scenes stories from the longest-running independent and experimental film festival in North America! This event features the premiere of AADL's digital archive of the Festival, which will provide online access to posters and program guides from the Festival's half century of film exhibition history. The evening will

STUDIES AND OBSERVATION NO. 5: STRANDED IN CANTON

January 21st, 2012 3:00pm 327 Braun Court, Ann Arbor, MI Admission: Pay What You Can Studies and Observation no.5 STRANDED IN CANTON by William Eggleston Organized by THE STUDIES AND OBSERVATION GROUP Co-presented by The Ann Arbor Film Festival In 1973, America's greatest living photographer William Eggleston shot 30 hours of video in and around Memphis. Recorded in ghostly black & white video in the city’s bars and streets, Stranded in Canton (1973-2005, 77 min) is an extraordinary and deeply personal vision of the Memphis demimonde. Preceded by Danish artist Eva Marie Rødbro’s video Fuck You Kiss Me (2008, 6 min), a portrait of youth in the isolated towns of Greenland. More on Stranded in

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