The Ann Arbor Film Festival presents films from the 60th annual festival, the first Thursday of every month.
Directed by Maria Judice.
After witnessing a murder of a young boy by a cop on her doorstep, Maria finds her mental health struggling. At thirty-seven, violence and death compound into a fear of the outside. As she self-isolates, she unpacks individual, collective, and generational trauma. Her beloved community keeps her connected with frequent care visits. elephant is a visual meditation on the physiology of grief.
The short film Freshwater by Detroit native dream hampton will immediately precede the screening of elephant.