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

Glob Lessons

Year: 2021
Country: USA
Language: English
Run Time: 104 minutes

Glob Lessons
Glob Lessons
Glob Lessons
Glob Lessons
Glob Lessons

He’s an anxious, “mostly closeted” wannabe actor who’s wound a little too tight. She’s a directionless free spirit with a dry sense of humor and a drinking problem. Both are late bloomers with a fear of vulnerability. As the two oldest members in their traveling children’s theater troupe, Alan and Jesse are stuck driving across the Midwest together for the next ten months. Bouncing between cramped motel rooms, indifferent audiences, and endless snow-covered plains, they seem to be experts in getting on each other’s nerves. But over the course of the tour, the odd couple begins to break down each other’s defenses, leading to creative and emotional breakthroughs. Made on a micro-budget of less than $50K, debut director Nicole Rodenburg and her childhood friend Colin Froeber wrote and starred in this buddy road trip dramedy. With their sincere chemistry and ample heart, the pair makes GLOB LESSONS an offbeat celebration of platonic love and finding your path in life, even if you’ve had a hard time getting started. —D.O.

CIFF46 Screenings

KeyBank State Theatre

Wednesday, April 06, 2022 at 7:30 PM

Thursday, April 07, 2022 at 2:20 PM

CIFF46 Streams On Demand

Sunday, April 10, 2022 at 11:00 AM -
Sunday, April 17, 2022 at 11:59 PM

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

Related Event
46th CIFF College Program

Sidebars
Comedies
Queer Cinema
Women of the World

Competitions
American Independents Competition
Reel Women Direct Award for Excellence in Directing by a Woman

Director
Nicole Rodenburg

Producers
Reilly Myklebust, Colin Froeber, Nicole Rodenburg

Screenwriting
Colin Froeber, Nicole Rodenburg

Cinematography
Dean Peterson

Editing
Nicole Rodenburg

Principal Cast
Colin Froeber, Nicole Rodenburg, Edmund Donovan, Linden Charbonneaux

Film Contact

Community Partners

BorderLight International Theatre + Fringe Festival

Great Lakes Theater

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