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27th ANN ARBOR FILM FESTIVAL MARCH 21-26 To encourage the work of the independent filmmaker and to promote the concept of film as art, the Ann Arbor community is pleased to present the 27th Ann Arbor Film Festival.
This year's Festival is dedicated to the end of eight years of greed and ignorance.
THE SELECTION COMMITTEE Each film submitted to the Festival is screened in its entirety by the Selection Committee. Their function is to select as many films as time allows. Because the number of entries exceeds the public screening time, not every film can be programmed. Members of the Screening Committee are: Shoeless Joe, Meme Chose, Katrina Apski, Fred Q, Sachet Del Monaco, Marion Delgado, Joe Arrgghh (aka Mr. 51)
THE AWARDS JURY The function of the Awards Jury is to: (1) see all the Festival entries that have been programmed for public screening, and others if they wish, (2) distribute the awards money, and (3) make up different programs of -winning films and highlights that are
shown on Sunday night. This year's Awards Jury:
Connie Bosley, Independent Film Programmer and Broadcast Producer at W.B. Doner Advertising, Detroit
Sarah Fitzsimmons, Manager of Corporate Affairs for Home Box Office, New York
Jack Wright, Documentary Filmmaker and Media Arts Program Coordinator for the
Ohio Arts Council, Columbus, Ohio
All screenings are held at the Michigan Theater: Tuesday 8:30 pm, Wednesday through
Saturday 7 & 9:30 pm. There is a free screening on Saturday afternoon at 1 :00 pm.
Ticket Prices: $4 per show, $7 per night, (Wed -Sat), $25 Series Pass, good for the
Sunday night screenings of the Winners of the Festival are at 5:00, 7:00, & 9:00 pm.
Tickets go on sale 45 minutes before showtime. Winners will be announced at that time.
Ticket prices: $4 per show, $7 for two shows, $10 for all three shows.
SPECIAL AFTERNOON EVENTS
Wednesday, March 22 at 3:00 pm: IMAGES OF A BAROQUE CINEMA, a retrospective of
Dutch experimental cinema, curated by Nelly Voorhuis. Ms. Voorhuis is traveling the U.S.
with the program. We are honored to include these films in this year's Festival events.
Friday, March 24 at 3:00 pm: Jack Wright presents a portion of his award winning
documentary THE SUNNY SIDE OF LIFE.
These shows are free to the public and are not in competition with other films screened at
ON SALE IN THE LOBBY
27th Ann Arbor Film Festival T-shirts for sale in the theater lobby for $IO.aIIl1liiifm~l!t.
YOU CAN BE A FILMMAKER
Here's your chance! Go to the Special Table in the lobby and place your mark on the
clear leader. The finished film will be projected Saturday night at the 9:30 show. Clear
leader is donated by Film Craft Lab in Detroit.
Relax and enjoy yourselves.
Festival Party: Performance Network, Saturday night, midnight.
FESTIVAL OFFICERS ANN ARBOR FILM FESTIVAL TOUR
Board of Directors: Peter Bird. Vicki After the Festival in Ann Arbor. four hours of
Honeyman. Anne Moray. Martha Schmidt film will be selected to tour the following Director of Programming: Vicki Honeyman locations. Each film on tour will receive $1 .00 Festival Coordinator: Jeff McCabe per minute per screening. Additional tour
Data Coordinator: Dave Nelson
dates may be added.
Festival Projectionist: Ann Johnson Art Coordinator: Lisa Gottlieb-Clark Reception Coordinator: Sally Stanton House Manager: Joe Tiboni
Awards Jury Coordinator: Martha Schmidt ~::Â¥Â¥".
Fundraising Coordinator: Anne Moray Â¥Â¥Â¥Â¥Â¥: P,bUdty C,,,d;o.lo,, Cath,,,;,, O"a" ~.::,.:" The 630 Club $124 ",-,1;7' Uni Despair $117.22 ~"
A BITTER MESSAGE OF HOPELESS GRIEF Jonathan Reiss 13
A DAY IN THE LIFE OF A STREET John Corser 7
A FRIEND FOR FRED Tom Baumann & Adam Santelli 14
A GIRL CALLED CATHERINE Jennifer L. Howe 15
A PASSION Trapeze Overseas Media 9
A PICASSO ON THE BEACH Gregory Neri 9 A PLACE WITH MANY ROOMS Fumiko Kiyooka 15 A TABLE AND 2 CHAIRS Dina De Luca 24 AN EMPTY BED Mark Gasper 56 ANCESTRAL Amy Brakeman 4 ARENA Niels Mueller 38 BAR YOHAI Robert Ascher 6 BETWEEN BE ING Stephen Earnhart 17 BOMEN Mike Hoolboom 2.5 BOTH AT ONCE Sylvie Carnot 11 BOUQUET Sharon Couzin 20 CARESS Gary Popovich 1.5 CHAINS Bill Alovis 20 CHAPTERS 11Ã¡15: GIRL PAIN REPEATS IF VAIN
W.A.F.F.L.E. 12 ,
CLOUD AND ECLIPSE Angelos Hatzitolios 8
CONFINES Pam Merillat 2 ,
COUNTRY DUDE Steve Rasch 26 r ..
CROSSWORDS Adam Idelson 19 ..
DANCE OF THE STUMBLERS Steve Segal 4
DARKROOMS Elizabeth Passarelli 20 ~ (de)RAILLERY Jakub Kalousek 11 . , . DEAD ZINGER Lawrence Meyers 16.5 .,' .. DEMIMONDE David Baltzer 14 . " ' DESERT WINDS Chartes A. Aube, Jr. 10.5 .' DREAM LOGIC Kevin Havener 14 DRYADS David Ehrtich 3 DUPLICATING THE COPY FROM MEMORY Mchael Gi~in 35 DUSTY Jeff Shepherd 10.5 ELECTRIC JESUS Kyle Bergersen 6 EVOLUTION Bill Jarcho & Mark D'Oliveira 1:10 EX NIHILO Everett Lewis 3.5 FINGERED Srinivas Krishna & C.E. Courtney 15 FIRE'SCAPES Oren Rudavsky/Richard Smigielski 29 FLAG DAY OBSERVED D. M. Kaufman 9 FLASHING Brooke Steytler 2.5 FLIGHT IN THE SHADOW Myron MurakarTi 18 FOREVER MY DOG Ron Senkowski 31 432 FRAMES William Latham 30 FRAMES OF MIND Tony Deveny; 7 FROM HOME Mike Hoolboom 60 FROM SUNUP Maryknoll Wortd Productions 28 GABRIELLE'S STORY Patricia Romeu 20 GLI SPOSI Carta Mandolini & Livia Tortella 8 GRADIVA Sharon Couzin 30 GRANDMOTHER, WE LIVE IN DIFFERENT ROOMS, BUT THEY ARE IN.THE SAME HOUSE Rick Humphrey 7
Perry Innes $50 Loose Tubes Video $50
Arbor Springs Passing Water Award $50 .
Freund & Co. $50
Shehan Agency $50 Liberty Films $50
Del Rio Bar $50 Ellen Wilt $50
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