Cleveland International Film Festival } March 30 – April 10, 2022

Happy Hour

Rebel Hearts & Women Is Losers

Wednesday, April 14, 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!


Rebel Hearts

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

Rebel Hearts

REBEL HEARTS profiles the pioneering nuns of The Sisters of the Immaculate Heart of Mary who challenged the Catholic patriarchy to advocate for themselves and the community they served. Set in 1960s Los Angeles, shortly after the Catholic Church's shocking modernization of church law in 1959, the sisters leveraged the new doctrine to better answer their community's calls for social reform, racial justice, and gender equity. Their bold participation in activism, cultural arts, and women's empowerment challenged traditional gender norms and religious stereotypes. Yet, the autocratic Cardinal supervising their parish was uninterested in change or reform. Convinced the convent was...

Women is Losers

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

Women is Losers

In 1960s San Francisco, Celina Guerrera is a bright and talented high school student with a promising future. But an unplanned pregnancy dramatically alters her chartered course. After witnessing her best friend die from a botched abortion, she decides to keep her baby. Despite unsupportive parents and a turbulent household fraught with domestic violence, Celina is determined to rise out of poverty and build a better future for her newborn son. She works multiple jobs and shrewdly saves in the pursuit of homeownership while facing prevalent racism and sexism in her workplace and from lending institutions denying loans to single...

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