ANN ARBOR (WWJ/AP) – The 52nd Ann Arbor Film Festival runs through Sunday.

The festival features more than 200 films, videos and live performances with better than 30 world, North American and U.S. premieres.

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The festival also features appearances by filmmakers and special guests, including veteran director, producer and screenwriter Penelope Spheeris, who will be honored at the festival on Thursday.

A single ticket for most performances costs between $7 and $9.

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The Ann Arbor Film Festival bills itself as the longest-running independent and experimental film festival in North America. It gets more than 3,000 submissions annually from over 70 countries and serves as one of a handful of Academy Award qualifying festivals in the U.S.

To see the full lineup and for show times, visit www.aafilmfest.org.

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