1st Ann Arbor Wine & Short Film Meetup at Vinology-SOLD OUT

This is a joint Meetup between the Ann Arbor Film Fans and The Ann Arbor Wine groups. The cost for this event is $20 which includes admission to the short film screening, one glass of wine and hors d'oeuvres.  Members MUST call Vinology to reserve your spot WITH PAYMENT before RSVP'ing “yes” to this event. The event will be held in the Bubble Room downstairs at Vinology. Additional wine will be available at a cash bar.

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If you are a member of both Meetups, please just RSVP on one site since we are limiting the number.  Remember- call Vinology first to reserve your spot before saying "yes" to this event.


The Short Films:

Pentecost (11 min - Peter McDonald and Eimear O'Kane - 2011 Academy Award Nominee) Eleven-year-old Damian Lynch is called in at the last moment to serve as an altar boy at an important mass in his local parish. Following his last appearance as an altar boy when he knocked Father O'Toole off the altar, Damien is serving a 3 month ban from his only passion in life...football. Damien now faces a choice: either conform to the status quo or never watch his beloved Liverpool play again... (Nominated for the 2011 Academy Award for Live Action Short Film)

The Wine Bar (12 min -
Christian Remde)
On a winter night in New York City, an average guy, Henry, wanders into an upscale wine bar looking for a beer. Obviously out of place, he innocently offends both the snooty bartender and the pretty young woman quietly reading next to him. But, when her hotheaded boyfriend comes in looking for a fight Henry decides to take matters into his own hands.

Love Thy Brother (8 min -
Ralph Macchio) A comedic look at the disastrous effects of sibling rivalry.

dik (10 min - Christopher Stollery)
A six year old boy brings home a piece of schoolwork that provokes his parents to question his sexual orientation, and their own, with disastrous yet hilarious results.

The Crush (15 min,
Michael Creagh, 2010 Academy Award Nominee)
An 8 year old schoolboy is so besotted with his teacher that he challenges her boyfriend to a duel...to the death. (Nominated for the 2010 Academy Award for Live Action Short Film)

Time Freak (11 min -
Andrew Bowler and Gigi Causey - 2011 Academy Award Nominee)
A neurotic inventor creates a time machine and gets lost traveling around yesterday. (Nominated for the 2011 Academy Award for Live Action Short Film)

New Boy (11 min -
Steph Green and Tamara Anghie - 2008 Academy Award Nominee)
Captures the experience of being the new kid in school through the eyes of Joseph, a nine year-old African boy. (Nominated for the 2008 Academy Award for Live Action Short Film)

Curfew(19 min - Shawn Christensen - 2012 Academy Award Winner) - At the lowest point of his life, Richie gets a call from his estranged sister, asking him to look after his nine-year old niece, Sophia, for a few hours. (Winner of the 2012 Academy Award for Live Action Short Film)

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  • David J.

    My wife and I are celebrating our anniversary this evening and will not be able to attend. Enjoy!

    March 4, 2013

    • tina

      Yes! Happy Anniversary!!

      March 5, 2013

    • A former member
      A former member

      Hope you guys had a great anniversary! You are a great couple!

      March 11, 2013

  • Rich

    Amazing ! Thanks Lee, Scott, Michelle et al !

    1 · March 10, 2013

  • Joette

    Very nice, great shorts, enjoyable evening

    March 10, 2013

  • Denise

    Great event! Thank you to all the organizers for putting it together!

    March 10, 2013

  • Scott

    A successful inaugural event for the two Meetup groups! Special thanks to Lee for selecting and screening the eleven wonderful short films!

    3 · March 10, 2013

  • Vinny J.

    Lots of fun!

    March 9, 2013

  • Sandra

    Very cool event! Loved everything...films, wine, food and friends. Thanks to all the organizers!

    1 · March 9, 2013

  • Steve H.

    I am not sure how the evening could have been better. Absolutely incredible friends, food, films and wine. What a blessing!

    March 9, 2013

  • Nancy M.

    Wonderful!! Great films and great wine and food. And great company. Thanks Scott!!

    March 9, 2013

  • alexandra

    I called and paid over the phone (several days ago) before realizing the meetup event was closed. Let me know if by any chance I can be upgraded from the waiting list, otherwise I'll just show up and sit on the side

    March 9, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    i need to call i keep procrastinating !

    March 8, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member


    March 8, 2013

  • Gabriela

    Hope can make it

    March 5, 2013

  • Shelley P

    I'll be there already have reservation

    March 4, 2013

  • Nancy M.

    I responded yes to the other meet up so I'll bring zero guests under this one. Hope that makes sense.

    March 4, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    can't wait!

    February 28, 2013

    • A former member
      A former member

      hey Katlyin it will be fun seeing you there

      March 4, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    can't wait!

    February 22, 2013

  • Barbara Jean H.

    Wish I could make this event but no can do - looking forward to the next event! Have a great time!

    February 21, 2013

  • Vinny J.

    I will be working this event. Setup is fantastic!

    February 20, 2013

  • Molly

    Hi Scott,
    Could you let me know which short films are to be screened? Thanks!

    February 18, 2013

    • Sharon

      I'd appreciate specifics about the films as well. Thanks! :)

      February 18, 2013

    • Lee

      There will 6 - 8 short films including two Academy Award winners: Time Freak and Penticost.

      February 19, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Sorry...I will be out of town

    February 18, 2013

  • Lisa

    I'll be there (I just got my ticket), but I RSVP'd on the wine meetup site, so I won't do that here. I'm excited for this joint event!

    1 · February 18, 2013

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