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WOJCIECH BAKOWSKI: LIVE PERFORMANCE

Wojciech Bąkowski, featured artist at the 53rd Ann Arbor Film Festival performs “Telegaz”, his most recent album. Bakowski is a Warsaw-based artist creating animation, video, drawings, collage, sculpture, and sound art and music. He is founding member of the band KOT and the electronic duo Niwea (with Dawid Szczęsny). NOTE: This performance is rescheduled from March 26th. Posted on March 29th, 2015

53RD AAFF AWARDS ANNOUNCED

Ken Burns Award for Best of the Festival ($3000) The Creation of Meaning (Simone Rapisarda Casanova) Tom Berman Award for Most Promising Filmmaker ($2000) Many Thousands Gone (Ephraim Asili) The Figure Carved Into the Knife by the Sap of the Banana Tree (Joana Pimenta) Pat O’Neill Perseverance Furthers Award
 ($1750) Scrapbook (Mike Hoolboom) The Stan Brakhage Film at Wit’s End Award ($1000) Things (Ben Rivers) Gus Van Sant Award for Best Experimental Film ($1000) Detour de Force (Rebecca Baron) Chris Frayne Award for Best Animated Film ($1000) The Bigger Picture (Daisy Jacobs) Lawrence Kasdan Award for Best Narrative Film ($1000) Episode of the Sea (Lonnie van Brummelen & Siebren de Haan)

AAFF TICKETS ON SALE!

Tickets are on sale for all programs through Eventbrite. See you at the 53rd! Posted on March 16th, 2015

AAFF PARTNERING WITH THE U OF M LATINA/O STUDIES PROGRAM TO PRESENT "ABRAZOS"

The Ann Arbor Film Festival and the University of Michigan Latino/a Studies Program and Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies are pleased to present the film ABRAZOS by Luis Argueta. Luis will be present for a discussion about the film. ABRAZOS narrates the transformational journey of a group of U.S. citizen children who travel from Minnesota to Guatemala to meet their grandparents for the first time. There are 4.5 million other U.S. citizen children who, like them, have at least one undocumented parent and are part of mixed-status families. Even though they are entitled to the same rights and freedoms as all Americans, many of these children are growing up with the constant fear o

PROFESSOR DANIEL HERBERT ON "HOW TO WATCH EXPERIMENTAL FILM" AT THE AADL

On February 4th 2015, Professor Daniel Herbert from the University of Michigan presented his talk “How to Watch Experimental Film”. The lecture was held at the Ann Arbor District Library and co-hosted by the Ann Arbor Film Festival. Professor Herbert gave an overview of the history of avant-garde film and discussed several canonical works of experimental cinema. The lecture opened Germaine Dulac's with definition of avant-garde cinema: "Germaine Dulac was a filmmaker and film theorist in the 1920’s and 30’s in France, and she thought of the avant-garde literally, as the advanced guard of the military, moving ahead and looking forward at the terrain so that the big troops could move in. She t

WORK GALLERY EXHIBITION: JANE CASSIDY

Jane Cassidy: Fits of Easy Reflexion March 14–April 5 | Work Gallery | 306 S. State St. An exhibition of three visual music installations by Jane Cassidy. Square Ball and Purple Tinged Pearl Buttoned Bangled-Billy are works for stereo sound, video projector, and fog machine; They Upped Their Game After The Oranges employs stereo sound and projection mapping onto a corner. Originally from from Galway, Ireland, Jane Cassidy studied music composition and animation, earning her Masters in Music and Media Technologies from Trinity College Dublin in 2008 and and an MFA in Digital Art from Tulane University. Her work explores visual music, live visuals, electro-acoustic composition and multi-channe

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