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Detroit International Festival of Animation

  • Tangent Gallery 715 East Milwaukee Avenue Detroit, MI, 48202 United States (map)

On April 7th and 8th 2016 at Detroit’s Tangent Gallery/Hastings Ballroom, the second annual Detroit International Festival of Animation (DIFA) will celebrate and showcase a wild diversity of animations from animators and filmmakers local and international. DIFA will feature 95 minutes of animated shorts ranging from experimental to quirky as well as more sophisticated mini features.

Also within the same venue, you will find a gallery of animation and comic inspired art and an expo of local artists, animators, zine publishers and comic creators. There will also be a full bar for pop, beer and mixed drinks purchases, as well as hot food, snacks and popcorn.

Admission is $10 ($5 matinee Sat 5pm). Cosplay is welcomed and encouraged. This event is 18+ due to some mature film and art content.

The film schedule will be released by April 1st.

2nd Annual Detroit International Festival of Animation (DIFA 2)
Fri April 07 2017 – Expo 6p-midnight, Showtimes 7p & 9p
Sat April 08 2017 – Expo 4p-midnight, Showtimes 5p, 7p & 9p

Tangent Gallery/Hastings Ballroom, 715 E Milwaukee, Detroit

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