Organizers of the Traverse City Film Festival recently announced that the 2021 edition of the long-running festival will not be held this summer. There is a possibility for the festival to return in late fall or early winter of 2022.
The Traverse City Film Festival’s new “Virtual State” will continue through the summer and until at least the end of the year. The “Virtual State” is a popular online daily streaming theater of new and unseen films from around the world.
Founded in 2005 by famed film director and writer, Michael Moore, national author and local resident, Doug Stanton and local photographer, John Williams, this annual event delivers on its promise of "just great movies." In previous years, the festival has screened over 100 movies at 10 different venues in and around downtown Traverse City. In addition to the movies, the festival offers free, family friendly movies at Traverse City’s Open Space. The festival also showcases local musicians and artists, who voluntarily display their talents.