Rice University presents The 54th annual Ann Arbor Film Festival Tour
Rice Cinema will host the 54th annual Ann Arbor Film Festival, the longest running film festival in America featuring independent and experimental works. The tour offers several distinct programs of recent independent and experimental short films across all genres: experimental, documentary, animation, narrative, and hybrids.
October 14: 16mm Program - 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 features First 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 15: Digital Program - 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).