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AAFF Announces the Features in Competition for the 62nd Festival

February 1st, 2024

Mechanisms Common to Disparate Phenomena; #59 by Joost Rekveld

Each year the Ann Arbor Film Festival selects feature films to present as part of our programming. We are thrilled to share the list of the Features in Competition for the 62nd Ann Arbor Film Festival. The 62nd AAFF is only 54 days away and will present a fascinating array of films, moving image art, performances, and more right here in Ann Arbor. Visit this website on March 1st for a full listing of the films included in each program, bios of the curators, and more!

2,971 films were submitted to the festival from 92 countries with more than half of the films received from filmmakers outside of the United States. A final list of 110 films in competition will be shown by filmmakers from 23 countries with shooting locations in 30 countries. You can catch all of these at the 62nd Ann Arbor Film Festival, March 26-31, 2024 (online through April 7) at the Michigan Theater, the State Theatre, and other locations in downtown Ann Arbor.   

The 10 feature films in competition are:

  • Mum, Joesef Ouarrak (Poland) | WED | 5:30pm

  • Anqa, Helin Çelik (Austria) | WED | 9pm

  • Playland, Georden West (United States) | THU | 9pm

  • A Stranger Quest, Andrea Gatopoulos (Italy, filmed in United States) | FRI | 1pm

  • Domus de Janas, Myriam Raccah (Belgium, filmed in Sardinia) | FRI | 3pm

  • Mechanisms Common to Disparate Phenomena; #59, Joost Rekveld (Belgium) | SAT | 3pm

  • Light Falls Vertical, Efthymia Zymvragaki (Spain) | SAT | 5pm

  • Esther Newton Made Me Gay, Jean Carlomusto (United States) | SAT | 5:30pm

  • Brief Space of a Time, Fernando Antonio Saldivia Yáñez (United States, filmed in Chile) | SUN | 12:30pm

  • Giant's Kettle, Markku Hakala and Mari Käki (Finland) | SUN | 2pm

We can’t wait to share these films with you!


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