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57th Ann Arbor Film Festival

Pairing down over 3,000 submissions from over 65 countries, the Ann Arbor 57th Film Festival will showcase over 100 Short Films and 10 Full-Length Features in just six short days. Titles include: Last Days of Chinatown, Nicole Macdonald; My Friend the Polish Girl, Ewa Banaszkiewicz and Mateusz Dymek; and Caballerango, Juan Pablo González. Each work

“The Chronicle of Anna Magdalena Bach” Screening

The Chronicle of Anna Magdalena Bach, a musical and 1968 art house film, imagines the life of real-life musical duo Johann and Anna Bach. The narrative follows the hip and happening music scene of 18th Century Leipzig, Germany establishing itself in the Bach home, the couple’s dynamics and the career of Johann Bach. Shot in

Fridays on Film: “Persona”

Ingmar Bergman’s 1966 masterpiece Persona transposes the lives of two women, Alma and Elisabet onto each other as the pair become utterly indistinguishable— both physically and mentally. Shot on the remote island of Faro (home to Bergman) in black and white, Persona amazed and baffled critics alike, becoming one of the most analyzed and talked

Sound of Silents Screening of “7th Heaven”

In this Sound of Silents feature brought to you by the Toledo Museum of Art, 7th Heaven (1927), a street cleaner and a woman, whose life he saved, fall for each other in a romantic drama deftly performed without sound. Let Director Frank Borzage’s Academy Award-nominated film (one of the first ever nominated for best

Hang Out with William Shatner While Watching “Star Trek”

See a screening of Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan, and don’t forget to yell, “Khan!” as loud as you can during that iconic scene. You’ll want to show that you are a true fan, because William Shatner will be there! He’ll share funny accounts of what happened behind the scenes as only Captain