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Events + Updates
March 07, 2013
BE THE APPLAUSE. The 37th Cleveland International Film Festival (CIFF) presented by Dollar Bank will have satellite screenings in five locations the week of April 8th, including a full day of programming in Akron and an Evening at the Apollo Theatre in Oberlin – both for the first time.
The 37th CIFF Day and Knight in Akron, presented with generous support from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, will take place on Thursday, April 11th with a full day of programming. The day’s events will include eight screenings taking place at the Akron Art Museum and the Akron-Summit County Public Library. The line-up will include: RED, WHITE AND BLUEPRINTS, directed by Cleveland native Jack Storey; UNDERDOGS, which takes place in-part in Akron; an Ohio Shorts program; and five other select screenings. Special thanks to our media partners, Akron Beacon Journal, Akron Life Magazine, and 89.7 WKSU, as well as our community partners, Akron Art Museum, Akron-Summit County Public Library, and Akron Film + Pixel. For full details, please visit clevelandfilm.org/akron.
The 37th CIFF will head to Oberlin for an Evening at the Apollo Theatre on Wednesday, April 10th. DEAR MR. WATTERSON, directed by Joel Allen Schroeder, and SURVIVAL PRAYER, directed by Oberlin Alum Benjamin Greené, will screen at the newly renovated Apollo Theatre located on the Oberlin campus. Each film will have two screenings, with Schroeder and Greené scheduled to be in attendance.
For the fourth year, the CIFF will present an Evening at the Capitol Theatre on Monday, April 8th, with a double feature of A FIGHTING HEART, directed by Des Kilbane, and THE SUGAR WARS, directed by T.J. Amato and Josh Mills. A pre-film reception will be held at XYZ The Tavern at 5:30 p.m.
On Tuesday, April 9th the CIFF will do a special screening of FAR OUT ISN’T FAR ENOUGH: THE TOMI UNGERER STORY, directed by Brad Bernstein, at its fifth Evening at Shaker Cinemas. A pre-film reception will be held at fire food& drink at 5:30 p.m.
The CIFF will return to its original home for its eighth Rick Whitbeck Evening at the Cedar Lee Theatre on Thursday, April 11th. The evening will feature GOOD Ol’ FREDA, directed by Ryan White, as well as a pre-film reception at Nighttown at 5:30 p.m.
For more information on these special events, please visit clevelandfilm.org and click on “Satellite Screenings” under the “Festival” tab.
Tickets go on sale to members only on Friday, March 15th and to the general public on Friday, March 22nd. Not a member? Become one at clevelandfilm.org or by calling 216.623.3456 x10.
Ticket prices for films are $12 per film for CIFF members and $14 for non-members. Tickets will be available online at clevelandfilm.org, by telephone (1.877.304.FILM), in-person at the Ulmer & Berne Film Festival Box Office in the lobby of Tower City Cinemas, or by mail using the Program Guide order form.
Program Guides will be available throughout the region, including all Dollar Bank locations, the week of March 11th.
The Cleveland International Film Festival is supported in part by the residents of Cuyahoga Countythrough a public grant from Cuyahoga Arts & Culture.
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