Lake Michigan Film Festival cancelled due to Delta variant

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LANSING, Mich. (WLNS) — Due to the high rate of transmission and the severity of the Delta variant, the Lake Michigan Film Festival has been cancelled.

The event was scheduled for August 25-27, 2021.

The Lake Michigan Film Festival should be held at a to be determined date, “when the vaccinated rate is higher and herd immunity is apparent”.

The Festival issued its apologies to filmmakers who submitted their work.

To learn more about the films that were going to be shown, click here.

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