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

Summer '03


Year: 2017
Country: USA
Run Time: 92 minutes

Summer '03
Summer '03
Summer '03

Sixteen-year-old Jamie is eager to spend a carefree summer hanging out with her friends. But when her grandmother reveals a series of shocking secrets on her deathbed, Jamie and her family are left scrambling to make sense of it all. While her parents are consumed by their own resulting dramas, Jamie finds herself alone with a lot of questions. And she turns to drinking, partying, and sexual exploration to escape. Of course, there’s a cute boy who has all the makings of a perfect summer fling…. But after she discovers he’s about to be ordained as a priest, things only get more complicated. SUMMER ‘03 is a coming-of-age dramedy that explores family dysfunction, teenage angst, heartache, and self-discovery. Complete with bulky cell phones, AIM messenger, and Harry Potter books, a film set in the early 2000s is now a nostalgic period piece. Feel old yet? —G.S.

CIFF42 Screenings

Tower City Cinemas

Friday, April 06, 2018 at 6:40 PM

Saturday, April 07, 2018 at 9:20 AM

Local Heroes Competition
ReelWomenDirect Award for Excellence in Directing by a Woman


Becca Gleason

Becca Gleason is a writer and producer based in Los Angeles. She studied film and television at Boston University as well as the University of Cincinnati: College Conservatory of Music.

SUMMER '03 (2017)

Alexandre Dauman, Eyal Rimmon

Becca Gleason

Ben Hardwicke

Josie Azzam

Principal Cast
Joey King, Paul Scheer, Andrea Savage, Erin Darke, Stephen Ruffin, Kelly Lamour Wilson, Logan Medina, June Squibb

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