The Observer

Cleveland hosts 42nd annual International Film Festival

Mary McPheeters, Staff Reporter

March 30, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Film and Television

This year marks the 42nd annual Cleveland International Film Festival (CIFF42), which will take place from April 4 to April 15 at Tower City Cinemas and other select locations. Each year, the Festival shows over three hundred feature and short films from countries all over the world. CIFF42 asks ...

“Comedy Shorts” started the last day of CIFF

Anne Nickoloff, Director of Print

April 14, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Film and Television

The final day of the Cleveland International Film Festival began with a crowded hallway leading to Tower City Cinemas, much like every other day of the massive event. Lines of film fans hugged the walls, waiting to be released into the cinemas. As the line for “Comedy Shorts” (the first film showing of t...

A community of movie lovers

A community of movie lovers

Alex Tomazic, Staff Reporter

April 7, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Film and Television

Every spring, directors, actors and movie moguls descend on Downtown Cleveland. The 40th Annual Cleveland International Film Festival (CIFF) kicked off on March 30, starting 12 days of film exhibition. Showing are 192 feature length films and 213 short films, all from 72 countries. The films are shown...

Film fest showcases international environmentalism

Alex Tomazic, Staff Reporter

February 12, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Film and Television

On Saturday, Feb. 6, a sold-out crowd of 500 community members packed into the Cleveland Museum of Natural History (CMNH) to celebrate the natural environment and shed light on the challenges it faces. The 14th Wild & Scenic Film Festival is currently touring the United States and stopped in Cleveland...

Film festival highlights environmental challenges

Alex Tomazic, Contributing Reporter

February 5, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Film and Television

The 14th Annual Wild & Scenic Film Festival is making a stop in Cleveland on its tour of the United States. The festival, which took place early last month in Nevada City, California, is exhibiting its films at the Cleveland Museum of Natural History (CMNH), Saturday Feb. 6. The fest will feature...

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