An elephant never forgets — and neither do we, especially when it comes to former Gov. Rick Snyder, who dissolved Michigan’s booming film incentive program in 2015. Despite his legislative meddling, Michigan continues to put a spotlight on independent film any chance that it gets (including the Ann Arbor Film Festival, which was recently named the best independent film fest in the country, no big deal). Not to be overshadowed is the annual Freep Film Festival.
The Freep Film Festival opening night screening begins at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, April 10 at the Fillmore and runs through Sunday, April 14; 2545 Woodward Ave., Detroit; freepfilmfestival.com. Single screening tickets cost $10-$12, festival passes start at $175.
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