Cleveland International Film Festival } March 29 – April 9, 2017



Year: 2013
Country: USA
Run Time: 89 minutes


Miller’s comet is the closest celestial body to pass over earth in almost a century. This could be the reason why Em’s cell phone suddenly shatters on her way to a dinner party. At the party, people loudly express divergent opinions on the comet’s significance. But things change as the internet and phone service go down, the power goes out, and glass begins to inexplicably shatter. Frightened, the partygoers head outside to look around. Two blocks down the street, a lone house appears to have power, a beacon of light in the otherwise pitch-black neighborhood. When the dinner party elects a few representatives to check things out, the night starts to get really weird. As the comet streaks across the night sky, the party becomes a seething bed of tension, lies, and betrayal. A mind-bending “Twilight Zone” episode for a 21st century audience, COHERENCE is a cryptic sci-fi mystery, packed full of cul-de-sacs, hair-raising twists, and fiery confrontations. —C.P.

CIFF38 Screenings

Saturday, March 29, 2014 at 11:30 PM

Sunday, March 30, 2014 at 3:00 PM

After Hours

American Independents Competition

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Lance Pereira

Principal Cast
Emily Foxler, Maury Sterling, Nicholas Brendon, Elizabeth Gracen, Alex Manugian, Lauren Maher, Hugo Armstrong, Lorene Scafaria

Director Bio
James Ward Byrkit first arrived onto the filmmaking scene in 2003, helping to conceptualize the "Pirates of the Caribbean" series with Gore Verbinski. He went on to write "Rango," as well as a number of award-winning short films.

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Oscilloscope Laboratories

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