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THE SEASON 3 PREMIERE OF "LET'S WATCH WITH THE ANN ARBOR FILM FESTIVAL" IS NOW ONLINE!

The Season 3 premiere of "Let's Watch with the Ann Arbor Film Festival," which features host Dana Denha's interview with technology-based artist Alvin Hill, is now online! Watch as Dana chats up Alvin about his musical background and his current multi-media projects! The episode is up on CTN's Youtube channel, and you can catch all of the reruns on CTN's official website archive or on PhillyCam!

AAFF DEVELOPS TEAMWORK BY BUILDING COMMUNICATION STYLES

Each Friday at the Festival offices, our intern team gathers to work together on the upcoming Festival, make plans and discuss any pressing matters. Last Friday, AAFF Board Member Robin Sober visited with our intern cadre and inspired them with her personal story. Sober conveyed how the AAFF is "challenging, emotional and different, and pushes the boundaries of what film is," as Graphic Design Assistant Cydne Robinson observed. Sober brought her experience as a organizational development professional to the team, and introduced them to Straight Talk®, a program used to survey, analyze and draw conclusions about individual communication styles. This system gives each team member perspective o

THE ARTIST'S WAY WITH THE NEW

“A longstanding cultural organization needs to find a balance between honoring its history and focusing on its future. Hold onto the memories and experiences you've had with your favorite arts organizations and support them in growing and evolving.” - Marianne James, Executive Director, The Ark A Word from our Executive Director When the Ann Arbor Film Festival began in 1963, 16mm film had become widely used in industrial applications and television. Portable and inexpensive, artists played around with it, and the 1960s became a kind of heyday for experimenting with 16mm as an art-making medium. Further explorations extended into expanded cinema forms, moving off the everyday screen and into

MEET THE 2018 JURORS!

We are pleased to announce that distinguished filmmakers Cecelia Condit, Rea Tajiri, and Ephraim Asili will comprise the Jury for the 56th Ann Arbor Film Festival in March 2018! Cecelia Condit Artist Cecelia Condit addresses the fears and displacement that exist between ourselves and society, ourselves and the natural world. Condit has shown internationally in festivals, museums, and alternative spaces; she is represented in collections including the Museum of Modern Art in NYC and Centre Georges Pompidou, and Musee National d'Art Moderne, Paris, France. Her numerous awards include grants from the Guggenheim Foundation, American Film Institute, National Endowment for the Arts, and the Mary L

FILMMAKER INTERVIEW - SOFIA CAETANO

At the last Festival, visual artist, filmmaker, and Emerson College instructor Sofia Caetano sat down with us to discuss her new film Bliss. Bliss, an experimental sci-fi short film about a scientist who creates the eponymous perfect world, contains sharp commentary and glorious avant-garde imagery. Along with discussing her film, Sofia had kind words for the Festival: "I'm really interested to present [Bliss] on the big screen...this is the first time I'm presenting the linear experience of the film and the fact that it's being presented in Ann Arbor is great because it's a Festival that I've always wanted to come to...so its a big big honor...I also really appreciate that the AAFF is cate

AAFF DVD LAUNCH PARTY WEDNESDAY NOV 8

Join us for our annual Ann Arbor Film Festival DVD launch party at Arbor Brewing Company on Wednesday November 8th, and help us celebrate the newly released Volume 10 DVD, with 55th AAFF highlights, as well as our brand new DVD Ten-Pack, a complete set of the past ten AAFF DVDs. Follow the links above for more information and to purchase the DVDs on our online store, and be sure to join us for a fun event with friends, complimentary food and films, and Arbor Brewing Company drinks for purchase. where - Arbor Brewing Company Tap Room, 114 E Washington St, Ann Arbor when - doors at 7pm, movies at 8pm admission - $5; free for AAFF members* *Become an AAFF member or renew your membership at t

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