Cleveland International Film Festival } March 22 – April 1, 2023 } Playhouse Square

The Little Tea Shop

Year: 2020
Country: United States
Language: English
Run Time: 16 minutes

The Little Tea Shop

While the evolution of downtown Memphis has ebbed and flowed over the past 100 years, The Little Tea Shop restaurant, founded by two women in 1918, has been a constant. The welcoming feeling fostered at The Little Tea Shop encourages relationships that in turn create connections and opportunities. This film explores how the atmosphere there created a perfect place for Suhair Lauck, a Palestinian immigrant, to take over in 1982 and how she continues to embrace and cultivate the magic that is The Little Tea Shop.

CIFF45 Screenings

CIFF45 Streams On Demand

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

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

Shorts Program
Shorts Program 8


Matteo Servente, Molly J. Wexler

Joseph Carr


Ryan Earl Parker

Laura Jean Hocking

Principal Cast
Suhair Lauck

Film Contact
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