Cleveland International Film Festival } April 7 – April 20, 2021

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Monday, April 19, 2021 8:00 PM - Tuesday, April 20, 2021 11:59 PM

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The Big Scary

Thursday, April 08, 2021 11:00 AM - Tuesday, April 20, 2021 11:59 PM

The Big Scary "S" Word

Socialism. One of the most taboo words in American political speech. The supposed antithesis of everything that the United States represents. The opposite of freedom and choice. Purely un-American… or is it? With our healthcare systems, our education systems, and our sustainability practices essentially broken at the hands of ever-expanding Capitalism, we may need to start embracing another way of governing to avoid complete collapse. But confronting the need for change can be a difficult undertaking, especially when questioning all-mighty Capitalism is extremely controversial in today’s political climate. Even so, filmmaker Yael Bridge does just that in this beautifully bold...

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