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Beyond ‘Flint Town’

The acclaimed new Netflix documentary series has been heralded for its nuanced and detailed look at the troubled city of…

Freep Film Festival Works-in-Progress

Directors of four in-progress documentaries will be on hand to show off their work at this Works-in-Progress event, which is…

‘Jay & Silent Bob Get Old’ Freep Film Festival Launch Party

Third time’s a charm for Kevin Smith kicking off Freep Film Festival. The dynamic duo of director-actor-writer Smith and his…

Everybody Wants to Change the World

Join a group of filmmakers and activists who are using documentary film to illuminate important issues and impact change in…

Wayne Kramer and the Kollaborators

Legendary MC5 guitarist Wayne Kramer is leading a band of all-star Detroit musicians as Wayne Kramer & the Kollaborators take…

Freep Film Festival Afterparty and Short’s Tap Takeover at Lost River

Freep Film Festival: Our documentaries are topical, and our parties are tropical! Get an early look at a new tiki…

Detroit Video Journalism Bootcamp: Mastering Pitches, Rates and Clients

Join Final Girls for a half-day boot camp on the fundamentals of turning your video journalism skills into a viable…

Animation is the Truth

The past decade has seen an explosion of the use of animation as a storytelling device in documentary films. Think…

Roaring Twenties Gala

Go back to the beginning of the Hollywood era in the 1920s, when glamorous fashion intersected with the movie star…

Stefano Barone with Brian Kaufman: Music and conversation

Internationally known contemporary acoustic guitarist and composer Stefano Barone will perform in this free concert and discussion at the Detroit…