Cleveland International Film Festival } March 25 – April 5, 2020 } Tower City Cinemas

Morris From America


Year: 2016
Run Time: 89 minutes

Morris From America

MORRIS FROM AMERICA revolves around a 13-year-old African-American boy named Morris and the relationship he has with his father, Curtis, during the transitional period of adolescence. Complicating matters, they are new residents of Heidelberg, Germany—a city of rich history but little diversity. Morris falls in love with a local German girl named Katrin, and his tumultuous connection with her takes him on a journey that ends in self-discovery and a new dynamic to his relationship with Curtis. (In English and German with subtitles) –Sundance Film Festival

CIFF40 Screenings

Tower City Cinemas

Friday, April 08, 2016 at 7:20 PM

Sunday, April 10, 2016 at 4:50 PM

African Diaspora

American Independents Competition

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Chad Hartigan was born in Nicosia, Cyprus in 1982. He attended the North Carolina School of the Arts and graduated with a B.F.A. in Directing.

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Sean McElwee

Anne Fabini

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