The 54th annual Ann Arbor Film Festival Tour

Rice Cinema is pleased to announce local tour dates for the 54th annual Ann Arbor Film Festival, the longest running film festival in America featuring independent and experimental works! Beginning in August 2016 and continuing through February 2017, the Ann Arbor Film Festival Tour will visit galleries, art house theaters, universities, media arts centers and cinematheques throughout the world. The tour offers several distinct programs of recent independent and experimental short films across all genres: experimental, documentary, animation, narrative and hybrids. The AAFF will be screening films at Rice Cinema on October 14th & 15th at 7:00 PM at the Rice Media Center/ Rice Cinema. The event is free and open to the public. October 14th: 16MM PROGRAM - 75 Minutes Ten new 16mm films from some of the festival’s favorite filmmaking talent including Australian Paper by Minjung Kim, winner of the Tom Berman Award for Most Promising Filmmaker, and the two winning selections of the Kodak Best Cinematography Award: Pablo Mazzolo’s Fish Point and Antoinette Zwirchmayer’s House and Universe. The program also featuresFirst Rodeo (Vera Brunner Sung), Gasometers 3 (Nicky Hamlyn), Pixel Jungle (Klara Ravat), A Mystery Inside of a Fact (Jonathan Schwartz), Film for Rewinds Vol 1 (Andrew Busti), and Dingbat’s Revenge (Scott Fitzpatrick). October 15th: DIGITAL PROGRAM - 100 Minutes Nine new experimental, animated, documentary and narrative videos including Mateusz Sadowski’s Resonance, Winner of the Chris Frayne Best Animated Film Award, and Ralitsa Doncheva’s Baba Dana Talks to the Wolves, Winner of the Eileen Maitland Award for Women’s Voice. The program also features Bisonhead (Elizabeth Lo), The Mess (Peter Burr), The Perpetual Motion of My Love for You (Karen Yasinsky), Love Under Will of the Hags Long Tooth (Mica O’Herlihy), Fundir (Allison Cekala), and not even nothing can be free of ghosts (Ranier Kohlberger). The complete list of films can be viewed at: For more information visit: (or)


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