Annual Freep Film Festival postponed to December over COVID-19 outbreak

Freep Film Festival
Posted at 10:30 AM, Mar 25, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-25 10:30:26-04

(WXYZ) — The seventh annual Freep Film Festival has been postponed until December, organizers announced on Wednesday.

The festival was originally scheduled for April 22-26, but the COVID-19 pandemic has changed that.

Right now, the festival said details remain to be finalized, but they're planning on moving the event to the first week of December.

Those who had tickets to the opening night screening of "America You Kill Me" will be getting a refund that is currently being processed by LiveNation.

"Freep Film Festival is committed to a rescheduled opening night event featuring this documentary exploring the life and impact of Detroit LGBTQ activist Jeffrey Montgomery. The exact date and venue of the rescheduled screening are TBA. But it will likely be during the first week of December," the festival said in a FAQ.

The special screening of "Grosse Pointe Blank" with John Cusack is being rescheduled for Saturday, Dec. 5 at the same venue. All tickets will be honored.

You can learn more here.

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