The Cleveland International Film Festival promotes artistically and culturally significant film arts through education and exhibition to enrich the life of the community.
Country: United States
Run Time: 85 minutes
An argument over a parking space sets off a chain of events with far-reaching implications in this comedic cautionary tale about a group of friends tracking down a nefarious computer hacker. Carolyn keys the car of a guy who tries to steal her parking spot, only to find her savings account emptied. Bobby gets contacted by a hacker with a video of Bobby “emptying his hard drive,” and in the middle are Jack and Charlie who Carolyn and Bobby entreat to find the culprit. LIFE HACK is the rom-com for the new millennium where privacy and secrets are not so easily kept. Michael Giese as Jack and Derek Wilson as Charlie bring the laughs. But every step they take in tracking down the hackers’ work is a warning about how susceptible our personal security really is. Funny and charming while also alarming, LIFE HACK is the perfect date movie for the digital age. Cover your webcam. —T.W.
Wednesday, April 11, 2018 at 9:00 PM
Thursday, April 12, 2018 at 2:10 PM
Saturday, April 14, 2018 at 4:00 PM
American Independents Competition
Sloan Copeland was born and raised in New York City. He studied music and film production at Lehigh University. In 2001 Copeland founded Self Conscious Entertainment.
Unreal (2004), Wet Behind the Ears (2013), LIFE HACK (2017)
Jessica Copeland, Sloan Copeland, Doug Roland, Benjamin Zimbric
Derek Wilson, Jessica Copeland, Michael Giese, Christine Cartell, Dylan Pinter, Doug Roland, Sean Kleier, Devin Ratray