Freep Film Fest: What you need to know this weekend


The Freep Film Festival is back for its third year!

Last year’s celebration of Michigan-based films and documentaries drew more than 6,000 people to various venues across Metro Detroit. And we expect this year’s Freep Film Festival to be the biggest yet.

Everything you need to know regarding this year’s Freep Film Festival is right here on this page. We’ll point you to the films, the events, the schedule, the social media accounts to follow, how to buy tickets and more.

We hope to see you this weekend!

Fast facts

2016 Freep Film Festival

When: Today-Sunday

Where: Cinema Detroit, Detroit Institute of Arts, Detroit Historical Museum, Emagine Theatres Royal Oak, The Fillmore Detroit, Third Man Records Cass Corridor, Red Bull House of Art.

Prices: Ticket prices vary from screening to screening. All links to buy tickets can be found here.

Featuring: Actor/director Kevin Smith and Olympic boxing champion Claressa Shields on opening night; two Freep Film Festival shorts programs; the Film Fest Academy; a student film contest.

The films

Click here for your one-stop shop to all the films screening this weekend, straight from the Freep Film Festival official website. You’ll also find links to buy tickets for each screening.

The schedule

Click here for an enlarged view of the 2016 schedule (PDF), day by day.

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