From: Jeff Kreines (email suppressed)
Date: Fri Apr 07 2006 - 23:23:38 PDT
In the good old days, the AA screening committee all watched every
single film submitted, every foot. Of course they may have eaten
pizza during a mediocre one, but they all watched them together.
Separating out screening to different groups is fraught with
problems. If someone who loves computer animation is given a few
cinema-verite films, they probably will reject them because they
aren't of a genre they like. And vice versa.
Ann Arbor used to be a great festival, but I fear it's no longer what
it used to be, at least from what I read, and saw on one of the
Jeff "Tom Berman Award Winner, long ago" Kreines
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