I just flew into Dallas, and boy are my arms tired ... okay, kidding. I drove to Dallas, actually, with less than 24 hours at home between AFI Dallas and the 46th Ann Arbor Film Festival, so between lack of computer time and some minor technical issues uploading pics, I'm just now getting this write up and gallery of shots from the Ann Arbor Film Festival up for you.

The fest very nearly bit the dust due to censorship and funding issues with the Michigan state legislature last year; apparently Michigan had its own ideas about the concept of "obscenity" which were not in step with the language that pertains to the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA). Here's one of the films that was part of the controversy, Brooke Keesling's adorable short film Boobie Girl. Go watch it over on YouTube, and then you tell me -- is that film obscene by any stretch of the imagination?

categories Cinematical