Chante Adams in "Roxanne Roxanne"

It’s a story told and repeated since time immemorial, making it clear that in the projects, talent and love aren’t the keys to getting out but another thing to be monetized.

"The Impossible Picture"

The film pushes almost too far in the abstract that it causes it to be hard to follow.

"Memories of Disintegration"

Thematically, all the short films, in some capacity, deal with ideas of memory, identity and the self.


The experience of watching “Honane” is like someone letting you in on a well-kept secret, like an existential conversation between old friends in the middle of the night, like driving with friends through your hometown in the summer.

"Blade Runner 2049"

In anticipation of the 56th installment of the Ann Arbor Film Festival, Nelson spoke with The Daily over the phone to discuss the festival, his films and his career.

"Those Who Come Will Hear"

Plouffe profiles multiple cultures across the expanse of Quebec, but his search is never shallow.


Does Instagram make you feel good? For most people, the answer is going to be no.

"Did You Wonder Who Fired the Gun"

Through the link he stresses between present and past racial climates, Wilkerson shatters the false belief that America is living in a post-racial society, illustrating that our past has in fact become our present.

The Big House in "The Big House"

The crowd roars. That familiar voice blares across the stadium, “Ladies and gentlemen, presenting the Michigan marching band ... Band, take the field!” It’s a ritual, a Saturday morning tradition, and has been the central hub of activity in Ann Arbor on weekends for almost a hundred years.


The 74-minute, dialogue-less feature does more by saying nothing at all