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Ann Arbor Film Festival Film Challenge

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It’s the first-ever Ann Arbor Film Festival Film Challenge! 

At various locations throughout downtown Ann Arbor, you’ll be challenged to create a mini film, all while following social distancing guidelines outside. Participants will be entered to win some fantastic prizes that range from AAFF tickets to gift cards donated by some of our favorite local businesses. Some of the locations have offers just for participating like discounts and goodie bags. We didn’t forget about our international friends. For film lovers who aren’t local, the provided film challenges will be similar and they’ll encourage participants to explore their hometown. The AAFF will be assembling submissions into a collaborative film that will premiere during the 59th AAFF. You can create the challenges yourself or with a team, it’s up to you! Participants are encouraged to be experimental and create mind-bending films of their own. Find the locations and rules below. 

The Film Challenge begins on Thursday, March 4, and ends Sunday, March 7. There will be tables set up in front of the Michigan Theater staffed by AAFF volunteers handing out maps and merchandise between 3pm-6pm Thursday and Friday and 12pm-5pm on Saturday and Sunday