October 24, 2019

On Friday, October 18, the Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs (MCACA) announced an award of $22,500 in operational support for the Ann Arbor Film Festival (AAFF) for the 2020 funding cycle. Of the total award, $2,360 consists of federal funds provided to th...

October 1, 2019

When filmmaker LNZ Arturo came to the 57th Ann Arbor Film Festival this past March, she sat down for an interview with the festival, which would soon screen two of her recent works: a feature-length visual album made for the Internet, <3 (an emoticon heart); and the sh...

August 30, 2019

Artists and scholars: How do you navigate borders in your practice, your research? 

The New Media Caucus (NMC) wants to know—and invites you to come and engage with other artists and scholars on this topic at the NMC’s annual symposium and exhibition. 

This year’s event,...

June 15, 2018

During a two-week visit to Hawick, Scotland—where she presented the 56th Ann Arbor Film Festival’s touring program of 16mm film to the Alchemy Film and Moving Image Festival—AAFF executive director Leslie Raymond took a moment to talk with host Jason Moyes for Episode...

June 8, 2018

Kamila Kuc is an experimental filmmaker, scholar, writer, and curator who runs the media production program at Coventry University in Coventry, England.

In this interview with Kamila Kuc on a sunny March day in front of Ann Arbor’s Michigan Theater—with the 56th Ann Arb...

June 1, 2018

For filmmaker Shunsaku Hayashi of Osaka, Japan, coming to the Ann Arbor Film Festival for the world premiere of his 2018 film short, Down Escalation, was a dream come true.

Down Escalation combines live-action and other techniques to animate Hayashi’s own paintings in a...

May 15, 2018

So here’s your chance to catch a glimpse of what the audience experienced at the 56th Ann Arbor Film Festival, held this past March. If you participated in the “What We Saw” project, this may be of particular interest!

“What We Saw” was an audience installation perform...

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