The Votes Are In.

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. Chicago International Film Festival

  4. American Black Film Festival

  5. Toronto International Film Festival

  6. Chelsea Film Festival

  7. Seattle International Film Festival

  8. Sonoma International Film Festival

  9. True/False Film Fest

  10. Tribeca Film Festival


AAFF was one of 19 contenders nominated by a panel of experts, including editors from USA TODAY, editors from, expert contributors, and sources from these media outlets and other Gannett properties. The outcome was determined by an online public vote every day for four weeks, closing on March 12, 2019.


AAFF extends its gratitude to Gannett for the nomination and to the filmmakers, artists, volunteers, sponsors, Ann Arbor community members, and friends around the world who bestowed the honor of a first-place ranking on the 57-year-old festival. Thank you!


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