Off the Screen! On the Street is new promotional project happening in the lead-up to the Festival and during Festival week. Video art will be screened around downtown Ann Arbor, viewable from the street. This project aims to engage the community and build excitement around the 55th AAFF. On display will be a compilation of trailers from previous Ann Arbor Film Festivals along with new special projects installed around downtown Ann Arbor. South Fourth Avenue will have several artworks on display, including one by AAFF alumnae, Holly Fisher whose film BULLETS FOR BREAKFAST won the AAFF best experimental film award in 1992.
Other locations include the 111 South 4th storefront, 4th and Washington parking structure, Arbor Brewing Company window, Ann Arbor Art Center’s Aquarium Gallery, Encore Records storefront, and the Michigan Theater alley.
AAFF staff will be on hand at the Off the Screen! On the Street ticket booth to talk with the public about upcoming Festival programs. Advance tickets and passes will also be on sale. The pop-up booth will be located in the Curtain Call foyer at 203 E. Washington, open March 1-20, 4-10 pm. Make sure to follow the “guiding lights” and signs around downtown Ann Arbor to find the the advance ticket and information station as well as various installations on the street!