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

Happy Hour

Meat the Future & Youth v Gov

Monday, April 12, 2021 8:00 PM - Tuesday, April 20, 2021 11:59 PM

Great Lakes Brewing Co.

Join us on the CIFF YouTube page for one of our live, interactive Happy Hour shows in which we cover Festival news, updates, and recaps, as well as chat with filmmakers, cast, and subjects from mulitple films in the festival. You'll be able to ask questions through the live chat feature, so come ready!


Meat the Future

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

Meat the Future

As the world’s population continues to grow exponentially, so too does society’s demand for meat. But the expansion of the global meat-industrial complex comes at a dire price. Between the acceleration of climate change, the clear-cutting of forests, and the inhumane treatment of animals, the way the world consumes meat is no longer ethical or sustainable. So what’s a world with an insatiable taste for meat to do? One surprising solution offered up in recent years is the concept of cell-based meat—meat that does not come from an animal on a farm, but from cells in a laboratory—eliminating land usage,...

Youth v Gov

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

Youth v Gov

YOUTH V GOV follows the journey of 21 audacious young people suing the U.S. Government for its continued lack of action in response to the existential threat of climate change. Since 2015 the plaintiffs—now ages 13-24—have argued in an unprecedented lawsuit that the U.S. Government ignored scientific warnings and knowingly made decisions for six decades that created the current climate crisis, which threatened their constitutional rights to life, liberty, personal safety, and property. This informative and timely documentary introduces a group of emerging leaders fighting for their future while finding their voices and collective power. Fed up with being excluded,...

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