Cleveland International Film Festival } March 30 – April 10, 2022

The Gesture and the Word

Year: 2020
Country: United States
Run Time: 23 minutes

The Gesture and the Word

Lonely postman Gilbert (James Michael Tyler) secretly recreates postcards for Aurore when her boyfriend's homemade postcards stop arriving from his travels around the world. With the help of his friend Mr. Rostalle (Paul Dooley), a blind widower and retired literary professor/poet, Gilbert learns to open himself up to the prospect of love. And in the process of trying to bring someone else happiness, he discovers it for himself.

CIFF45 Screenings

On Demand

Thursday, April 08, 2021 at 11:00 AM -
Tuesday, April 20, 2021 at 11:59 PM

Access: United States and US Territories
Accessibility (?)
Closed Captions: No
Audio Description: No
English Subtitles: No

Related Event
Filmmaker Conversation: Shorts Roundtables

Shorts Program
Shorts Program 2

Director

Director
Helen Alexis Yonov

Producer
Helen Alexis Yonov, Andrea Fellers

Screenwriting
Helen Alexis Yonov

Cinematography
Matt Rodgers

Editing
Drew Rosas, Hanna Stuwold

Principal Cast
James Michael Tyler, Paul Dooley, Roxane Mesquida, Nicole LaLiberte, Andrew Creer

Film Contact
Questions? >

Questions?

Check out our extensive CIFF45 FAQs for answers to all your CIFF45 Streams questions.

Donate >

Donate

Your donation helps fulfill our mission to promote artistically and culturally significant film arts through education and exhibition.

Sign up for our email newsletter

go
  • facebook
  • twitter
  • instagram
  • youtube
  • flickr
  • alexa
  • foursquare

Donate

x

We promise you, it will make a difference!

Give Today