March 19 – 30
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Run Time: 76 minutes
The biggest fear of any stage actor is being on stage and suddenly forgetting their lines or not even knowing what play they're in. What happens when that nightmare becomes the reality? Caris Corfman was a prized graduate of the Yale School of Drama and a well-respected, professional actress on the brink of stardom when she was found to have a brain tumor. The subsequent surgery to remove the tumor left her without the ability to retain new memories. CARIS' PEACE is the story of Corfman's struggle with depression and the tribulations of living a normal life. Gaylen Ross with Rebecca Nelson have created this powerful documentary which provides an intimate look into the fearless pursuit of Corfman's life's work—the creation of her own one-woman show dealing with the repercussions of her surgery. CARIS' PEACE takes you for a ride of highs and lows; but most of all, it provides a glimpse of the courage necessary to face your biggest fears. Interviews with Tony Shalhoub, Lewis Black, Kate Burton, and many more. – T.W.
Friday, March 23, 2012 at 4:15 PM
Saturday, March 24, 2012 at 4:50 PM
Sunday, March 25, 2012 at 10:30 AM
Standing Up Competition
Women Of The World
Nicolas Duval-Adassovsky, Laurent Zeitoun, Yann Zenou
Olivier Nakache, Éric Toledano
François Cluzet, Omar Sy
Gaylen Ross has produced, directed and written award-winning documentary films that have received national and international broadcast and exhibition. Killing Kasztner: The Jew Who Dealt With Nazis was an official selection of the Toronto International Film Festival, broadcast in England on the BBC, and has enjoyed an unprecedented theatrical release in the US.
"Listen To Her Heart: The Life and Music of Laurie Beechman" (2003), "Killing Kasztner" (2008), CARIS' PEACE (2011)
Day and KNIGHT in Akron
Join us for a full day of CIFF38 programming in Akron on Thursday, March 27th!
Cleveland Foundation Community Day at the CIFF38
Enjoy a FREE day at the Festival, courtesy of The Cleveland Foundation on Monday, March 24th