March 31, 2019

The Ann Arbor Film Festival is proud to announce this year’s award-winning filmmakers selected by this year’s jurors, Bryan Konefsky, Akosua Adoma Owusu, and Stacey Steers. The 2019 awards competition presents $22,500 to filmmakers through cash and in-kind awards such...

March 22, 2019

The Ann Arbor Film Festival is excited to announce a No. 1 ranking in the 2019 USA TODAY 10Best Readers' Choice travel award contest for Best Film Festival! The Top 10 festivals were announced today on 10Best:

  1. Ann Arbor Film Festival

  2. Atlanta Film Festival

  3. ...

March 21, 2019

Still from Feature in Competition <3 by LNZ. This film will be shown on Saturday, March 30 ,at 1 pm in the Michigan Theater Screening Room. 

The Ann Arbor Film Festival is excited to feature films that focus on fierce women in the variety of programming offered at the 5...

March 20, 2019

Ayo Akingbade’s short film Tower XYZ is part of curator Amir George’s special program Remnants of a Dream on Saturday at 3pm.

The 57th AAFF is pleased to present many special programs that explore and celebrate black history. On Friday, March 29, at 1pm in the Michiga...

March 19, 2019

still from Silver Seeds by Kim Collmer

The Ann Arbor Film Festival appreciates and celebrates all different styles of experimental filmmaking and we are excited to offer some great animation selections at the 57th AAFF!

A fan-favorite night of the festival returns again...

March 18, 2019

still from Lukas Berger’s Circus Movements

With the 57th festival approaching, the Ann Arbor Film Festival is excited to share a sneak preview of nearly 20 films that will be shown at the festival! Check out the sneak preview here to get a glimpse of some of the films a...

March 15, 2019

In connection with the Ann Arbor Film Festival, students from U-M’s Penny W. Stamps School of Art and Design have created costumes inspired by the short film Quasi at the Quackadero, a widely respected work of animation made in 1975 by artist Sally Cruikshank, who has...

March 5, 2019

Huge thanks to all of the film artists who submitted 30-second and 60-second festival trailers for the 57th festival! For today, check out the one by artist and filmmaker James Snazell, who produces live cinema performances and installations. You can watch Snazell's 50...

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