In its sixth year in 2010, the Traverse City Film Festival takes place over six days in late July and early August in
To top if off, you are situated on the lakes: both Great and small. You are surrounded by more charming towns with sandy beaches and dunes, fun shops, great food, wineries, miniature golf, fudge, and other summery fare. The people of
What I saw. There were quite a few films I wish I could have seen but since the trip was a last minute decision, many of those films were sold out or not being shown over our two days in
THE INFIDEL (
THE MISCREANTS OF TALIWOOD (Australia/Pakistan) 2008 was documentary about an Australian film-maker in
Now these were not films we’d have chosen had we decided to go a few weeks earlier but both were somewhat entertaining and informative. I don’t want to leave you with the idea that every film had a political agenda. The majority did not.
Our final film, IN THE BEGINNING (
Consider the Traverse City Film Festival next summer. Lodging is affordable, there is plenty to do with kids, and you will find the climate hospital. It beats the Jersey shore hands down.