If you’re into experimental film, the Ann Arbor Film Festival will be right up you’re alley, being the longest running and one of the most respected indie film festivals in the US. With more than 180 films over the span of six days, explores all genres from filmmakers throughout the entire world. Since 1963, the AAFF has been a leading force in experimental film and this year — the 51st annual — will award $20,000 to more than 20 filmmakers. Times and prices to be announced. Michigan Theater, 603 E. Liberty St. 734-668-8397. www.aafilmfest.org —SR
I’ve been writing for The Current for almost 10 years now…, which is crazy to think about. But I’ve known musician Jeffrey Freer for longer than that, from previous bands as well as some of his solo material. He was an Ypsilanti and an Ann Arbor regular for years, but moved away for a spell.
Terry Holbrook heads home from downtown Ann Arbor to Dexter after working his shift as a video editor. It’s a winter night. The highway is icy. The car ahead skids, then crashes. Terry, the everyman in author Mark Beyer’s new page-turner crime thriller, Hired Man, pulls over and rushes to the aid of the injured
“Heathers”, the 2014 musical based on the 1989 movie starring Winona Ryder, will be presented by Ann Arbor Civic Theatre from June 7th-10th at the Lydia Mendelssohn Theatre.