Entries by Angie Forton

TCFF Photos from Day 6

Here are photos from the final day of the 2013 Traverse City Film Festival by our amazing team of photographers! [fsg_gallery id=”6″]

Blog 3: “Show me the boy at 7 and I will show you the man”

Aug 2 – Quick jump back. I was proud to join my student Colin Campbell for the festival premiere of his film Flash Point in the Student Shorts at the Bijou by the Bay. His work stands up very strong in story and image against the series of university film school shorts. Colin will be attending […]

TCFF 2013: Day 5 – ‘Pandora’s Promise’ and ‘We’re the Millers’

Day five of the 9th Annual Traverse City Film Festival included one of my top R-rated comedies of all time and an indepth look into the idea that maybe nuclear power isn’t so bad after all. “Pandora’s Promise” is a documentary about the history and future of nuclear power. The film explores why many people […]

TCFF Photos from Saturday, August 3rd

Check out our latest photo slideshow! [fsg_gallery id=”5″]

Traverse City Film Festival Closing Party ~ Sunday at the Open Space

Join us TONIGHT (Sunday, August 4th) at the Open Space for our FREE Closing Party featuring the Princess Bride on the big screen! The fun starts at 7 PM and includes: Our Princess Bride Costume Contest – dress up as your favorite character from the film. Pwizes & tweasure for the best dressed. We’re excited to […]

TCFF Day 4: Photos from Friday, August 2

Here are some more great photos from our Festival Photogs! [fsg_gallery id=”4″]

Blog 2: Electric Boogaloo

In prep for moderating Saturday’s run Propaganda was early on my sched. The film was an experience that left me conflicted and uneasy, both of which were acknowledged as intentional results during the Q/A with Slavko Martinov, director, and Michael Moore. I say conflicted, because it was a rail on Western culture that highlighted all […]

TCFF 2013: Day 4 – Elaine Stritch Wows Audience at Doc Screening

Day four of the 9th Annual Traverse City Film Festival was all about Elaine Stritch, the octogenarian Broadway legend who received a standing ovation when she appeared for a Q&A after the screening of the documentary “Elaine Stritch: Shoot Me.” The doc is an all-access look into the life of this feisty, no-holds barred superstar […]

TCFF Photos from Thursday, August 1st

Here’s a slew of photos from Day 3 of the 2013 Traverse City Film Festival! [fsg_gallery id=”3″]

TCFF 2013: Day 3 – ‘Fruitvale Station,’ ‘Propaganda’ and ‘The East’

My brain is like a big wet sponge absorbing all the amazing films I saw today. First up was “Fruitvale Station” at Milliken Auditorium. Sometimes you know right away when a film will do well during awards season. Opening night’s “Blue Jasmine” is one of those films. So is “Fruitvale Station.” ‘Fruitvale’ isn’t even what […]