U-M Student Film “Thru Traffic” at Traverse City Film Festival

U-M Student Film “Thru Traffic” at Traverse City Film Festival

A while back, we told you about all the connections U-M has with the Traverse City Film Festival. Founded by UM-Flint alum Michael Moore, the TCFF has become an internationally-known gathering of industry professionals and amateur enthusiasts. 

In addition to it’s famous founder, TCFF hosts two student-made films each year. Student videographer for the Association, Ben Foote, was the supervising editor of the film “Thru Traffic,” a drama-comedy centering around Brendan, a dreamer who is forced into a “roadtrip from hell” to repay his gambling debt. 

“Thru Traffic” is airing, Thursday, July 31, at noon in the Old Town Playhouse in downtown Traverse City. Support the arts, support Michigan!

“It’s an opportunity that a lot of schools can’t offer. People from the industry will be seeing my work. Work that I’m proud of. I’m kind of nervous because we made a dramedy, so what if people don’t laugh? Then again, what if they do?” – Ben Foote. 


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