Cleveland International Film Festival } April 7 – April 18, 2021 } Playhouse Square

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The Best Animated Short Film Award winner and the Best Live Action Short Film Award winner will qualify for consideration in the Short Films category of the annual Academy Awards®.

George Gund III Memorial Central and Eastern European Competition

Beanpole

Beanpole

RUSSIA
Directed by Kantemir Balagov

Nesnadny + Schwartz Portrait Documentary Competition

Martha: A Picture Story

Martha: A Picture Story

AUSTRALIA, USA, GERMANY, BRAZIL
Directed by Selina Miles

New Direction Competition

Lina From Lima

Lina From Lima

CHILE, ARGENTINA, PERU
Directed by María Paz González

Special Jury Mention

The Planters

The Planters

USA
Directed by Alexandra Kotcheff, Hannah Leder

Best Animated Short

My Generation

My Generation

FRANCE
Directed by Ludovic Houplain

Honorable Mentions

A Line Birds Cannot See

A Line Birds Cannot See

USA
Directed by Amy Bench

Accents

Accents

AUSTRALIA, USA
Directed by Robertino Zambrano

Best Documentary Short

Girl in the Hallway

Girl in the Hallway

CANADA
Directed by Valerie Barnhart

Honorable Mentions

Ashes to Ashes

Ashes to Ashes

USA
Directed by Taylor Rees

Mateo's Story

Mateo's Story

USA, MEXICO
Directed by Malona P. Badelt

Best Live Action Short

The Present

The Present

PALESTINE
Directed by Farah Nabulsi

Honorable Mentions

Give Us Free

Give Us Free

USA
Directed by Mac Grant, Chad Tennies

The Blue Cape

The Blue Cape

PUERTO RICO
Directed by Alejandra López

The Clover and Maggie Award
In Celebration of Life

The Session

The Session

USA
Directed by Chris Webb, Conrad Miles

The Spalding and Jackson Award
In Celebration of Joy

My Father the Mover

My Father the Mover

SOUTH AFRICA
Directed by Julia Jansch

The Sammy and Jules Award for the Short Film with the Biggest Heart

1500 Miles

1500 Miles

USA
Directed by Chris Duncan

The Tom and Ginny Knoll Family Award
In Celebration of Acts of Kindness

Broken Orchestra

Broken Orchestra

CANADA, USA
Directed by Charlie Tyrell

The Ophelia Award
In Celebration of Hope

LIV

LIV

USA
Directed by Alan Hicks

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FILM UPDATE: CIFF44 alum SUZI Q will be available to rent beginning July 1st, but you can get your pre-order in now! Check out the trailer and get full details on this documentary about one of the most important trailblazers in rock history: https://www.altavod.com/content/suzi-q

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FILM UPDATE: #CIFF44 alum SUZI Q will be available to rent beginning July 1st, but you can get your pre-order in now! Check out the trailer and get full details on this documentary about one of the most important trailblazers in rock history: https://t.co/dWTwLNDFQb

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Film friends, there is still time to catch SELMA, directed by CIFF alum Ava DuVernay and available across streaming platforms for free through June! Watch the trailer at avaduvernay.com

Posted by clefilmfest at 7:00 PM

Announcing CIFF Alum Streams

In an attempt to help these days at home go by faster, we’ve compiled a list of films from past CIFFs that are currently available to stream through various platforms, like Netflix, Hulu, and iTunes. Take a trip down CIFF memory lane, re-watch your favorites, and catch up on the ones you missed.

START BINGE WATCHING CIFF ALUMS NOW!

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