This weekend, Detroit’s Tangent Gallery/Hastings Ballroom hosts the 4th annual Detroit International Festival of Animation (DIFA). Showcasing a wild diversity of animations from animators and filmmakers local and international, DIFA will feature 90 minutes of animated shorts ranging from experimental to quirky as well as more sophisticated mini features.
Guests also will enjoy an expo of local artists, animators, ‘zine publishers and comic creators. There also will be a full cash bar, as well as hot food and popcorn available for purchase.
Admission is $10 ($5 matinee Saturday at 5 p.m.). This event is for ages 18+ due to some mature film and art content. The schedule:
- Friday, April 5 – Expo 6 p.m. – midnight, Showtimes 7 p.m. & 9 p.m.
- Saturday, April 6 – Expo 4 p.m. – midnight, Showtimes 5 p.m., 7 p.m. & 9 p.m.
Tangent Gallery/Hastings Ballroom, 715 E Milwaukee, Detroit.