The Cleveland International Film Festival promotes artistically and culturally significant film arts through education and exhibition to enrich the life of the community.
Run Time: 82 minutes
BREAKFAST WITH GUS (Directed by Siobhan Devine, Canada, 8 min.) provides a cat's eye view of some queer arts types first thing in the morning. Will poor Gus ever get breakfast?
When Natalie's dream life overlaps with reality, her dull nine-to-five existence is flooded with overwhelming and unexpected desire. SLEEP COME FREE ME (Directed by Laurie Schmidt, USA, 19 min.) is witty, intelligent, and wonderfully inventive.
Two women secretly watch the most intimate moments of each other's lives in SABOR A MI (Directed by Claudia Morgado Escanilla, Canada, 20 min.), an erotic drama about sensual yearnings, the guilty pleasures of watching, and the secret complicity of sweet desire.
TRAVELING COMPANION (Directed by Paula Goldberg, USA 20 min.) is a sweet, romantic exploration about love and loss an the possibility of finding love again among the crazy quilt of women's relationships.
A mortuary cosmetician surrounds herself with SLEEPING BEAUTIES (Directed by Jamie Babbit, USA, 15 min.) in Cleveland native Jamie Babbit's latest short. This time, she wants her princess to wake up.
Jamie Babbitt, Siobhan Devine, Claudia Morgado Escanilla, Paula Goldberg, Laurie Schmidt