Katherine Pertuso Joins the AAFF Team!

As we say farewell to the decade we welcome our new Communications and Marketing Manager, Katherine Pertuso. She will be leading the Ann Arbor Film Festival’s content and marketing strategy as well as supporting development activities. Katherine brings two years of content marketing experience for the Ann Arbor Art Center, a local arts non-profit, where she managed their social media presence, created graphics, photos, and videos. We’re thrilled to have her utilize her skill set to communicate in new and creative ways for the AAFF community. #Film #filmfesitval #marketingmanager #marketingnews #filmnews #filmfestnews #art #nonprofit #nonprofitnews #socialmedia #communications

AADL Holdings

Exciting news for Ann Arbor residents and University of Michigan students! The Ann Arbor Film Festival is collaborating with the Ann Arbor District Library on the addition of film festival films to their collection. If you are an AADL cardholder, you already have access to four AAFF films currently available. To obtain a library card, just stop by your nearest library with proof of Ann Arbor residency to sign up. As a U-M student, I can say from first-hand experience that this process takes no longer than five minutes and is free! To find the four films mentioned, go online to and look up the “Ann Arbor Film Festival.” These films will appear in your search (alongside our digital ar

Awards Forever

The Ann Arbor Film Festival celebrates exceptional film art in a variety of ways, including a robust awards program. Thanks to the generous contributions of a number of individuals and businesses who have supported AAFF awards throughout our 58-year history, the awards program is able to recognize the work of more than 20 talented makers at the festival each year. To ensure that the funds that make these laurels possible every year will continue to be available for generations to come, forward-thinking donors set out about five years ago to begin building toward the full endowment of some of these awards. At this time, two of the festival’s 22 awards are fully funded through an endowment tha

Early Arrival: 2020 Festival Passes

2019 is winding down and before you know it, the 58th Ann Arbor Film Festival will be here. We are excited to report, just in time for the holiday season, festival passes are now available! Take advantage or our special holiday pricing on passes for the 58th AAFF (March 24-29, 2020). With pass prices increasing for the first time in a decade, now is a great time to get yours at a discount! 58th AAFF Pass Pricing Special Holiday Sale now through December 31: $115 Early Bird Special January 1 - February 29, 2020: $125 Standard Pricing beginning March 1: $150 Treat yourself and/or a loved one this holiday season with a pass to the March 2020 festival. If you would like a certificate to present

Receiving Guidestar’s Silver Seal of Transparency

Guidestar’s 2019 Seals of Transparency are here and we are proud to announce that the Ann Arbor Film Festival (AAFF) has earned a Silver Seal of Transparency! As a non-profit organization, we are committed to maintaining transparency with our current and prospective donors and stakeholders. This achievement indicates that we have added substantial basic and financial information to our nonprofit profile on Guidestar, which makes pertinent information about our organization available to our community members and each of Guidestar’s 10 million+ users.



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