Panels & Discussions Events

Thursday, March 29

Spatial Shift: Artists’ Talk

Panels & Discussions, Special Presentations

Chris McNamara, Scott Northrup, Potter-Belmar Labs and Jen Proctor will discuss their video installations on exhibition at Gallery Project March 7–May 15.

Gallery Project

Future of Preservation: Panel & Screening

Panels & Discussions, Short Film

Discussion and screening with top film preservationists Mark Toscano (Academy Film Archive) and Ross Lipman (UCLA), joined by Tom Colley from Video Data Bank.

Michigan Theater (Screening Room)

Friday, March 30

Rooted not Retro

Panels & Discussions

Stories shared from the Festival’s 50 years, including AAFF founder George Manupelli, Pat Oleszko, Ruth Bradley, Gerry Fialka and other special guests. Attendees encouraged to participate and contribute their own

UMMA Helmut Stern Auditorium

Sunday, April 01

What The Hell Was That?

Panels & Discussions

Guest presentations of challenging new films from the 50th AAFF, with film critic Michael Sicinski and others.

Michigan Theater (Screening Room)