Day and Knight in Akron

Day and Knight in Akron

Thursday, March 27, 2014

Akron Art Museum
1 South High Street
Akron, OH
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Akron-Summit County Public Library
60 S. High Street
Akron, OH
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Knight Foundation

Thanks to a generous grant from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, we are thrilled to once again collaborate with the Akron Art Museum, Akron-Summit County Public Library, and Akron Film+Pixel to present our second annual Day and Knight in Akron. A sampling of our feature films and short subjects will be presented in the Akron Art Museum Charles and Jane Lehner Auditorium and the Akron-Summit County Public Library Main Auditorium. CIFF patrons will be able to curate their own experience in the heart of downtown Akron.


PARKING: Convenient parking can be found at the High & Market Deck (across the street from the Akron Art Museum and directly connected to the Akron-Summit County Public Library). Parking in this garage is free after 6 p.m.

Films:

Amka and the Three Golden Rules

MONGOLIA
Directed By Babar Ahmed
Running Time: 86 Minutes

Amka is a sweet Mongolian boy. The tragic loss of his parents has made him the sole provider for his family. He wakes up early to go into town and get water for his little sister, reminding her about the... {more}

The Cooler Bandits

USA
Directed By John Lucas
Running Time: 112 Minutes

In 1991 a group of four African-American teens committed a series of robberies at restaurants in Akron, Ohio. Coming from bleak neighborhoods hit hard by poverty and the effects of the 80s crack epidemic, these young men made poor decisions... {more}

Levitated Mass

USA
Directed By Doug Pray
Running Time: 89 Minutes

It’s not a bird! It’s not a plane! It’s Super Rock! LEVITATED MASS, a sculpture of monolithic proportions 40+ years in the making, was conceptualized by Californian artist Michael Heizer and finally realized with the transportation and arrival of its... {more}

Transfusión

USA, MEXICO
Directed By Robert Douglas Lemon
Running Time: 102 Minutes

The food truck craze is everywhere. In Columbus, Ohio they've seen an onslaught of taco trucks in the city, serving up delicious authentic Mexican cuisine. But the trucks are stirring up conversation for other reasons. In the Greater Hilltop area,... {more}

Deep City: The Birth of The Miami Sound

USA
Directed By Marlon Johnson, Chad Tingle, Dennis Scholl
Running Time: 57 Minutes

South Florida has been home to several music movements throughout the years, from 2 Live Crew and Miami bass to the Latin sounds of freestyle. But there may be one you don't know about. When you think of R&B, you... {more}

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