Cleveland International Film Festival } March 29 – April 9, 2017 Presented by Dollar Bank

Sidebars

In addition to the main Festival program, there are special film sections that add interest and diversity to the overall Festival and help attendees navigate the offerings. These special categories include:

10% CINEMA

10% CINEMA

This long-standing sidebar features films focusing on the issues, topics, and stories from the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer communities. {view films}

AFRICAN DIASPORA

AFRICAN DIASPORA

These remarkable films feature stories made by and about Africans and people of African descent from around the world. {view films}

AFTER HOURS

AFTER HOURS

Ready for your mind to be blown? Prowl the Festival and feast on these dark, mysterious, thrilling, and bizarre films. {view films}

CINEMA EN ESPAŅOL

CINEMA EN ESPAŅOL

This eclectic array of Spanish-language films explores a multitute of subjects that range from the culturally specific to the universal. {view films}

FAMILY FILMS

FAMILY FILMS

You can take a family trip around the world wihtout leaving the city. These family-friendly films are great for kids and young adults, but please check the descriptions. {view films}

FILM IS ART

FILM IS ART

Focusing on topics including painting, literature, and dance, these films explore a rage of artists and the artistic process. Some of these films also highlight animation—an art form in and of itself. {view films}

JEWISH AND ISRAELI VISIONS

JEWISH AND ISRAELI VISIONS

These films from—or about—Israel and the Jewish diaspora enlighten with their unique cultural perspective. {view films}

PAN-ASIAN FILMS

PAN-ASIAN FILMS

Focusing on films from the Pacific Islands and the entire continent of Asia, along with stories of Asian-Americans, these films feature modern tales from ancient cultures. {view films}

RACE RELATIONS

RACE RELATIONS

The films in this sidebar expand the discussion about race and ethnicity and the impact racial identity has on individuals and society as a whole. {view films}

THE SPORTS SECTION

THE SPORTS SECTION

These films focus on sports competitions and individual athletes making any spectator feel the emotions involved. {view films}

VOICES OF THE ARAB WORLD

VOICES OF THE ARAB WORLD

These films, hailing form many different countries, share the same language and exemplify dynamic cultures that have impacted history while continuing to mold the world's dialogue. {view films}

WOMEN OF THE WORLD

WOMEN OF THE WORLD

Once again we are proud to feature this collection of films that celebrate empowered women. {view films}

WORLD TOUR

WORLD TOUR

Every year the CIFF brings the best films from around the globe to screen in the World Tour sidebar. This year our films represent more than 71 countries. {view films}

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