March 29, 2017

The most recent episode of “Let’s Watch with the Ann Arbor Film Festival” was unique to the series. The featured filmmaker, Sean Kenny, could not make it for an interview with Dana Denha but instead created a video to share his inspirations and insights on experimental...

March 26, 2017


Ken Burns Award for Best of the Festival
Xylophone (Jennifer Levonian)
Tom Berman Award for Most Promising Filmmaker
Commodity City (Jessica Kingdon)
Michael Moore Award for Best Documentary Film
The Interior (Jonathan Rattne...

March 20, 2017

The Ann Arbor Film Festival is deeply committed to community engagement and developing bonds with local organizations and education institutions. It's a vital facet of our mission to engage folks of all identities and interests with remarkable cinematic experiences.


March 16, 2017

Alisa Yang’s experimental documentary short Sleeping With The Devil is showing at this year’s 55th Ann Arbor Film Festival. Yang is a graduate of the University of Michigan Penny W. Stamps School of Art & Design, and this is her second film. The first, Please Come...

March 16, 2017

The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts has awarded the AAFF funding to present multiple film programs, over the course of two years, highlighting work that explores issues affecting the Black Diaspora.

For the 55th AAFF, the Andy Warhol Foundation grant enables...

March 14, 2017

One of the most competitive film festivals in the USA, the Ann Arbor Film Festival (AAFF) was named by Variety magazine in its Top Ten favorite festivals in the world, citing its strong artistic vision and championing of artists.

In 2017, the festival received mo...

March 9, 2017

Frank Pahl was featured on the most recent episode of “Let’s Watch with the Ann Arbor Film Festival.” Pahl is a long time alumni of the Festival and his band “Little Bang Theory” is performing with Page of Madness on Wednesday night (March 22nd) of Festival week. Pahl...

March 9, 2017

The first trailer is out for the 55th AAFF! Created by Jason Jay Stevens, it gives a taste of what is to come at this year’s Festival. Check it out here!

March 7, 2017

“Off the Screen! Expanded Cinema from the Ann Arbor Film Festival” opens at the Ann Arbor Art Center on March 10 and runs through Festival week.

This exhibit showcases three video installations, as part of AAFF's Off the Screen! Pioneering Taiwanese video artist Yu...

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