Cleveland International Film Festival } March 25 – April 5, 2020 } Tower City Cinemas

Board Members

Chris S.W. Blake
President | Hahn Loeser & Parks LLP

Lauren Rich Fine
Vice President of Development | Gries Financial LLC

Jerry Frantz
Vice President of Strategic Planning | JumpStart, Inc.

Tom Cook
Vice President of Finance | 53 Group

Todd Mesek
Vice President of Marketing | Ideastream

Scott Gaines
Secretary | CoverMyMeds

  • Dr. Francoise Adan | University Hospitals
  • Jules Belkin
  • John J. Boyle III | Levin College of Urban Affairs, Community Directions
  • Robert Bryan | Cuyahoga Community College
  • William Busta
  • Nancy Callahan
  • John Davies | Merrymeeting Group
  • Timothy J. Downing | Ulmer & Berne LLP
  • Char Fowler
  • Debra S. Gold
  • Lynn Gottlob
  • Nikki Jaworski | AT&T
  • Jinny Johnson
  • Sawssan Khoury | John Carroll University
  • Lisa King
  • Frederic Lahey | Cleveland State University
  • Pamela LeRose | Huntington National Bank
  • Gregg Levine | Ratliff & Taylor
  • Toby Devan Lewis | Toby Fund
  • Joe Marinucci | Downtown Cleveland Alliance
  • Joyce Martin-Fyfe
  • Sandra Morgan | Kent State University
  • Tim Piazza | OnBase by Hyland
  • Anna Raske | Eaton
  • Sarah Rathke | Squire Patton Boggs
  • Mark Smith | Covalent Advisors
  • Roy Turnell | Thompson Hine LLP

Kerry McCormack
Ex officio | Cleveland City Council Member, Ward 3

Evan Miller
Ex officio | Greater Cleveland Film Commission

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Did you see?!? Cleveland International Film Festival permanently moving to Playhouse Square in 2021 via @WKYC

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Two of the region’s cultural gems embark on a new chapter together. Today, we’re elated to announce that the Cleveland International Film Festival will move to @playhousesquare in 2021.
Moving to Playhouse Square, CIFF remains in downtown #Cleveland and under one roof.  Festival attendees will experience films in historic and stunning venues, including the Allen Theatre, Key Bank State Theatre, Mimi Ohio Theatre and Connor Palace. Plus, movie-goers will be steps away from dining and nightlife spots in the district. 
As it has for the past several years, Opening Night at #CIFF44 will take place at Playhouse Square. The Festival, as a whole, will remain at Tower City Cinemas for 2020. Find program details for #CIFF44 at on Feb.28th so stay tuned.

Posted by clefilmfest at 7:00 PM

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