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INTERNS MAKE THE AAFF SMOOTH SAILING

Many, many thanks goes out to the Ann Arbor Film Festival interns. We are grateful for the major work done by our incredible intern team, who over the past 6-months have been vital in the production of the 54th Festival. Our interns are university students and recent grads who take the time out of their busy schedule to work behind-the-scenes at the Ann Arbor Film Festival office. Each day, our interns come to the office with a smile, ready to take on any and all tasks given to them. From sponsor and community partner support to digital media production and social media marketing, our interns make a valuable contribution in all areas of Festival production. After months of hard work, our int

VIDEO INTERVIEW: SKY HOPINKA AT THE 54TH AAFF

Sky Hopinka was awarded the Tom Berman Award for Most Promising Filmmaker at the recent 54th AAFF for his film Jáaji Approx. Check out this video interview in which he describes his film as an "experimental documentary looking at the relationship of me, my father and the landscape."

DAVID DINNELL

The AAFF announces the departure of Program Director David Dinnell. For six years he served as full time Program Director, Senior Programmer for one year, and provided special programming for three years prior. During that tenure, he has had an impressive trajectory and we are proud to have him as an important part of our history. We appreciate the tremendous contributions that David has made to the AAFF. With his deep knowledge of and tireless commitment to independent and experimental film, David has established himself as a paragon of avant garde film curating. David has been instrumental in a major chapter of our 54-year-old organization, renowned for a rich legacy and tradition of celeb

WELCOME TIM HARKINS!

We are thrilled to announce the arrival of our new Operations Manager, Tim Harkins. In this role, Tim will manage Festival operations and planning as well as the touring program. He looks forward to continuing his work with the Festival community. Tim comes to us from Chicago with over 10 years of experience in arts production and programming. Most recently, Tim worked with the Chicago Humanities Festival producing a three-week multidisciplinary arts and culture festival. Previously, he worked for eight years as the Production Manager at the Old Town School of Folk Music, where he produced a year-round performance series and summer festival. His former festival experience also includes Bumbe

AWARD WINNERS FOR THE 54TH AAFF ANNOUNCED

54TH ANN ARBOR FILM FESTIVAL AWARDS LIST Ken Burns Award for Best of the Festival Ears, Nose and Throat (Kevin Jerome Everson) The Stan Brakhage Film at Wit’s End Award The Illinois Parables (Deborah Stratman) Michael Moore Award for Best Documentary Film The Event (Sergei Loznitza) Best Experimental Film Engram of Returning (Daïchi Saïto) Chris Frayne Award for Best Animated Film The Resonance (Rezonans) (Mateusz Sadowski) Lawrence Kasdan Award for Best Narrative Film Edmond (Nina Gantz) Tom Berman Award for Most Promising Filmmaker Jáaji Approx. (Sky Hopinka) Australian Paper (Minjung Kim) Kodak Cinematic Vision Award Fish Point (Pablo Mazzolo) House and Universe (Antoinette Zwirchmayr) Ti

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