Rick Whitbeck Evening at the Cedar Lee Theatre

Rick Whitbeck Evening at the Cedar Lee Theatre

Wednesday, March 25, 2015 7:00 PM

Cedar Lee Theatre
2163 Lee Road
Cleveland Heights, OH
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The Cleveland International Film Festival returns to its original home (1977-1990) for the tenth consecutive year.

This event is presented in loving memory of Rick Whitbeck (1946-2008). One of the founders of the Film Festival, Rick filled many staff roles over the years and served as the organization’s first Board President. The Rick Whitbeck Evening at the Cedar Lee Theatre provides us with an annual opportunity to honor Rick’s devotion to his family, his friends, and the Film Festival. Remarks will be shared before the first screening.

TICKETS: Tickets can be purchased in advance online, by phone, or in person at the CIFF Box Office at Tower City Cinemas. Day of show tickets can be purchased on-site beginning one hour prior to the start of the first screening.

WILL CALL: If you don't already have your tickets, Will Call will open one hour prior to the start of the first screening.

PARKING: Metered parking is available on surface lots and in a garage behing the theater. Free evening parking is available in the lot on the corner of Cedar Road and Edgewood Road.

RTA: The Cedar Lee district is served by RTA's 41 bus line: http://riderta.com/routes/41-41f

Films:

Beatles

Wednesday, March 25, 2015 9:15 PM - 11:05 PM

Beatles

Based on one of the all-time bestsellers in Norway, BEATLES is a vibrant, superbly-acted, coming-of-age tale about four mop-tops on the not-terribly-mean streets of Oslo. Like Liverpool and everywhere else in the 60s, Norway is undergoing radical political change. Teens are rejecting uptight morality and marching to the beat of Sgt. Pepper. Kim, Gunnar, Ola, and Seb become John, Paul, George, and Ringo, wear matching outfits, and rack their adolescent brains for a suitably English name for their band. Soon the Snafus have local gigs, even though they can’t really play instruments. Between numbers, the boys try to make sense...

Billy Mize and the Bakersfield Sound

Wednesday, March 25, 2015 7:00 PM - 8:40 PM

Billy Mize and the Bakersfield Sound

You could be a huge country music fan and not be familiar with the name Billy Mize, but you’ve certainly experienced his incredible influence on the genre. Mize began as a songwriter and quickly gained momentum in a promising career as a performer. Unfortunately, that was nixed due to a personal tragedy. Needing to stay near his family, Mize passed up touring opportunities. Instead he found a home on local L.A. television, where he inspired and fostered the careers of upcoming popular artists. Despite regional notoriety and extensive songwriting credits, he never quite found the commercial success he deserved. This...

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