February 3rd, 2012 7:00pm
Downtown Library: Multi Purpose Room, Ann Arbor, MI
The Ann Arbor Film Festival is celebrating its 50th year and the Ann Arbor District Library is excited to unveil its new digital archive, chronicling the Festival's history. Join Donald Harrison, AAFF Executive Director, and other voices from the Festival's past as they share behind-the-scenes stories from the longest-running independent and experimental film festival in North America!
This event features the premiere of AADL's digital archive of the Festival, which will provide online access to posters and program guides from the Festival's half century of film exhibition history. The evening will conclude with light refreshments and the opportunity to mingle with Film Fest fans.
THE ANN ARBOR FILM FESTIVAL ARCHIVE @ AADL
This website will document the history of the Ann Arbor Film Fest and its 50 years of experimental cinema. Festival programs, photographs, promotional materials, and behind-the-scenes documents from the Festival's half-century history will be featured.
Original interviews with festival organizers and participants from over the years and media coverage of the event including articles from the Ann Arbor News and Ann Arbor Sun will paint a portrait of the longest-running independent and experimental film festival in North America.
Join us for a look in the past and an introduction to this valuable online collection!