TCFF History in the News

founding meeting

The legendary TCFF founding meeting at Amical in 2005.

Check out the Northern Express’ oral history of the founding of the Traverse City Film Festival.  Featuring first-hand accounts from festival founders and leaders including Michael Moore, John Robert Williams, Doug Stanton, and our executive director Deb Lake, discover just how the festival came to be.  Proof that only the very best film festivals are founded over delicious complimentary olives!