Oleszko at the 53rd AAFF during a tribute to George Manupelli Ann Arbor, Michigan—The 58th Ann Arbor Film Festival’s special guest, Pat Oleszko, an internationally known multi-disciplinary performance artist, will present a series of short performances throughout festival week (March 24-29, 2020). She will be the guest of honor at the 4th Annual AAFF Director’s Fundraiser, celebrating her significant impact on the organization. Learn more about her and the influence she’s had on our history below. 1. She's a self-described spectacle Following absurdity to its unnatural ends, her work includes elaborate costumes and inflatables. all incorporated into solo performance, film, and installation.