Cleveland International Film Festival } April 7 – April 18, 2021 } Playhouse Square

Out of Place


Year: 2010
Country: USA
Run Time: 70 minutes

Out of Place
Out of Place
Out of Place
Out of Place
Out of Place

It goes without saying that Cleveland, Ohio is not a surfing tourism destination. Further, most Clevelanders are probably not aware that surfing even happens on the beaches and in the waves of Lake Erie. More surprising still is the fact that this Great Lakes surfing is taking place during the coldest months of the year. You would likely have to be a surfer in Cleveland to know this, but that is when the waves are most surf-able. You have to see it to believe it (and you will) as OUT OF PLACE features great footage of Lake Erie surfing. Listening to the interviews with Cleveland surfers is just as compelling as watching them surf Edgewater beach in November. It is nothing short of inspiring to hear of the passion for surfing and life that drives these die-hards into the icy water armed with only a wet suit and a board. – B.K.

CIFF34 Screenings

Tower City Cinemas

Friday, March 19, 2010 at 9:35 PM

Sunday, March 21, 2010 at 9:20 AM

Monday, March 22, 2010 at 5:00 PM

Darrin McDonald, Scott Ditzenberger

Scott Ditzenberger was born in San Diego and raised on the shores of New Jersey. He moved to Ohio with his family just after graduating high school in 1991. Darrin McDonald in an Award winning producer at WOSU, PBS affiliate for the Ohio State University, expert in sci-fi, B-movies, & cryptozoology.


Kurt Vincent

Kurt Vincent

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