Wolf Tree Film Festival 2022 FAQ’s

Events, Spotlights

YPC pals, it’s almost time for the Wolf Tree Film Festival! If you have any questions regarding our 2022 event, please check our FAQ’s below and we’ll see you soon.


CONTENT WARNING: Some films included in this festival contain mature content that may be inappropriate for young viewers and may be triggering for others. Viewer discretion is advised.



WOLF TREE FILM FESTIVAL FAQ’S

Q: WHAT IS THE WOLF TREE FILM FESTIVAL?

A: In its fourth year, the Wolf Tree Film Festival showcases films set in the Great Lakes region or that include themes or topics related to the region, as well as the work of filmmakers who reside in or grew up in the region.

Q: WHERE IS THE FESTIVAL TAKING PLACE?

A: The festival will take place at the Franke Center for the Arts in Marshall, MI (214 E. Mansion St. Marshall, MI 49068)* and will include screenings of each selected film, a Q&A with select filmmakers, an awards presentation, and a filmmaker roundtable with industry professionals.

Q: WHAT TIME DOES THE FESTIVAL START?

A: Doors open at 6pm in the Downstage Club for a reception with the filmmakers and music with a DJ. Films roll at 7pm.

Q: WHAT FILMS ARE SHOWING AT THE FESTIVAL?

A: Screenings will feature nine Official Selections by The Wolf Tree Film Festival, listed above.

Q: CAN I WATCH THE FESTIVAL VIRTUALLY?

A: At this time, there are no options to watch virtually. If that changes, we will post information on how to do so.

Q: WHAT ARE THE HEALTH AND SAFETY PROTOCOLS AT THE FRANKE CENTER?

A: The Franke Center requires all attendees to wear a mask when not eating or drinking.

*The festival will adhere to all public health and safety recommendations at the time of the event


If you have any other questions, please email jdarling (at) frankecenterforthearts (dot) org.

Announcing 2022 Wolf Tree Host: John Matthew Riopelle!

Spotlights

Announcing our 2022 #WolfTreeFilmFestival host: John Matthew Riopelle! Riopelle is an actor, playwright, lyricist and screenwriter with an MFA in screenwriting and playwriting from Point Park University. He is the winner of the Gilman Gonzalez-Falla Musical Theater Award, a two-time Richard Rodgers and Jonathan Larson Grant finalist and a Fred Ebb Musical Theater Award finalist. His musical, “Streets of America,” with score by Tony Award Winner, Michael Rupert, was developed at The Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, in conjunction with American University as part of their Inaugural Page to Stage Series on the Millennium Stage.

Matthew grew up in Detroit and studied acting at the Cranbrook Theater School and Actor’s Alliance Theater Conservatory. Since then he has lived in Los Angeles writing feature films, pilots (“Sullivan in Cuba,” “Blind Pig,” “Chavez,” “Left,” “The Camel Knows the Way,” & more), Broadway plays, and has a brother who is also a local artistic director and actor here in Marshall. We are excited to welcome Matthew to the Wolf Tree lineup and hope to see you all there next year!


WOLF TREE SCREENINGS

FEATURING HOST JOHN MATTHEW RIOPELLE
JANUARY 22, 2022 | 7PM | THE FRANKE CENTER FOR THE ARTS

GENERAL ADMISSION
ADV. $15  |  $18