The Cleveland International Film Festival promotes artistically and culturally significant film arts through education and exhibition to enrich the life of the community.
Want to know about a film played at CIFF? Lucky for you, our entire 5,843 film archive is now accessible by voice.
The Cleveland International Film Festival is pleased to announce its Film Festival Alexa Skill. It enables users of the popular Amazon Echo family of products to request film synopses, film times, categories, and general festival information using only their voice. It's the first Alexa Skill for any multi-day festival (film or otherwise) in the United States, and is freely available now.
Alexa is Amazon’s cloud-based voice service featured in products such as the Amazon Echo, Dot, and Tap. Alexa can do everything from playing music to checking the weather and controlling the lights in your home. Here are some examples of questions Alexa can answer about the Cleveland International Film Festival.
To enable the skill, users of Amazon Echo, Dot, or Tap users can simply say, "Alexa, Enable Film Festival Skill" or the skill can also be installed via the Amazon Alexa App.
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Alexa is a brand-new service, and we're continually working to improve our Alexa Skill and create the features that our patrons want most. Let us know what features you'd like to see for CIFF42!