December 30, 2016

A broad variety of special programs are planned for the 55th AAFF, and artists and programmers from all over the world will be in attendance to engage with the audience.

This includes strong Asian representation this year with “Video Bureau: Works From an Archive of Chi...

December 29, 2016

A Word From Our Executive Director:

In a time such as ours, intensely destabilized by the latest reinventions of our information gathering and story sharing powers, find support and solace in our film festival. When opaque algorithms and sophisticated hucksters can so e...

December 21, 2016

We are excited to announce the release of volume nine of the DVD collection from the 54th Festival. This volume features various short films and award winning features from the 2016 Festival. The DVD allows you to enjoy some of the highlights from the Festival right in...

December 20, 2016

“Let’s Watch” with Martin Thoburn aired on December 6th and includes an engaging interview with the local artist as well as a screening of his film “Frames,” which was shown at the 49th AAFF (2011). In this segment, Martin expressed his interest in film and the digital...

December 12, 2016

“Years later, one of my own shorts was accepted by AAFF, and I returned home to see it screen,
proud to be able to give back to an institution that has influenced generations of experimental filmmakers."

 -- Brendt Rioux, Founder of Lost & Found 16mm Film Club


December 6, 2016

With the 55th Festival season getting underway we are pleased to provide you with even more resources to learn about the history of the AAFF. On our website we now have a page about our beloved founder, George Manupelli, as well as a roster of past festival directors....

December 5, 2016

When we interviewed Mark Ducker, the Founder and Director of the Ypsi 24 Hour Film Shootout, he highlighted the importance of its partnership with the AAFF. He is grateful to have such a strong relationship with our long standing organization, to help build their reput...

December 1, 2016

"Let's Watch With the Ann Arbor Film Festival" is back for a second season! The episodes air on CTN (Ann Arbor Cable TV). Click on the picture above to watch both the previous season and to follow the upcoming season. Each episode of “Let’s Watch” focuses on a filmmake...

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