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

The Illumination


Year: 2016
Country: USA
Run Time: 20 minutes

The Illumination

In a remarkable twist of fate, it was the decades-long effort of one blind person, Gordon Gund, that made it possible for another, Yannick Duwé, to see. After 45 years, the journey of Gordon and Lulie Gund to find a cure for blindness can only be described as an act of love.

CIFF41 Screenings

Tower City Cinemas

Thursday, April 06, 2017 at 5:35 PM

Friday, April 07, 2017 at 11:45 AM

Thursday, April 06, 2017 at 9:35 PM

Shorts Programs
Shorts Program 13
Ohio Shorts Program 3
FilmSlam® International Shorts Program

Daniel Honan

Aaron Neu

Aaron Neu

Tom Scott

Exec Prod - Christine Vachon, Holly Gordon / Prod - Pamela Duevel

Principal Cast
Gordon Gund, Lulie Gund, Yannick Duw├ę, Dr. Jean Bennett

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