September 29, 2017

(Vicki Honeyman and her dog, Lucy at her store Heavenly Metal - PC: Courtney Sacco)

Each Friday at the Festival offices our intern team gathers together to work together on the upcoming Festival, make plans and discuss any pressing business. Last Friday, Vicki Honeyman,...

September 27, 2017

Mike Olenick, who screened has screened films at past Festivals (such as The Son of Samsonite at the 42nd, Beautiful Things at the 53rd), and who also edited a fantastic trailer for us in the past, has recently had a great deal of success with his latest...

September 25, 2017

Are you a student, looking for an amazing work experience? Then look no further! The Ann Arbor Film Festival, the oldest avant-garde and experimental film festival in North America, is seeking interns for a variety of positions for its upcoming 2018 season!  

The Festiv...

September 15, 2017

At the 55th AAFF, we sat down with filmmaker Jim Trainor, who has shown many films with us in the past, to discuss his new film The Pink Egg, a live action departure from Trainor's previous animation efforts.

The Pink Egg reflects Trainor's lifelong fascination with nat...

September 13, 2017

At the 55th AAFF, we sat down with filmmaker Ann Oren to discuss her film Deux Femmes (for Man Ray), an erotic tribute to a posthumously released pornographic film by artist and photographer Man Ray.

Oren’s Deux Femmes captures intimate scenes captured on photos and pre...

September 11, 2017

                   A Word from our Executive Director

What makes the Ann Arbor Film Festival unlike other film festivals? Going on 56 years, we are the third oldest in the States. Showing experimental and avant garde art film...

September 6, 2017

At the 55th AAFF, we sat down with filmmaker Blair McClendon to discuss his Jury Award-winning film America for Americans, which explores different responses to black activism and protest throughout our country.

As well as explaining his intent for his film, McClendon h...

September 6, 2017

On August 26th, we gathered in the Waterhill neighborhood of Ann Arbor and enjoyed a fun night of film and friends!  

A heart-felt thank you to the local community for making the event a success-- we are grateful for your support! Over 100 people attended, wit...

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