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

Five Awake


Year: 2016
Country: USA
Run Time: 36 minutes


Five Awake

Five Louisiana women -- outraged over husbands shooting their wives -- set out to strengthen domestic violence laws, including a controversial proposal to restrict the gun rights of domestic abusers. In Louisiana, this was considered lunacy. Not the part about armed abusers. The part about wanting to disarm them. This is the story of what happens when women, armed with passion, pluck, and political savvy, wake up and refuse to take no for an answer.

Five Awake

CIFF41 Screenings

Tower City Cinemas

Sunday, April 02, 2017 at 8:50 PM

Monday, April 03, 2017 at 9:15 AM

Shorts Program
Shorts Program 7

Susan Willis, Donna Dees

Susan Willis & Donna Dees

Susan Willis & Donna Dees

Chuck Willis & Jamie Connors

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