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

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CIFF Memberships for the upcoming Film Festival, CIFF47 (March 22-April 1, 2023) are not currently for sale. Stay tuned in the coming months for more information on the CIFF47 Membership program. 

Become a CIFF member and join other film enthusiasts in enjoying the best in benefits for CIFF46 including discounts and advance access to a wide range of in-person and online feature and short films, Q&As, moderated filmmaker and subject discussions, and special events throughout the year. The generosity and support of our members enables us to fulfill CIFF’s mission of promoting artistically and culturally significant film arts through education and exhibition, thereby enriching the life of the community.

Below is a chart outlining the five levels of CIFF46 membership: a ticketholder membership level, a streams passholder level, a festival passholder level, and two premium levels that include passholder access to both in-person screenings at CIFF46 at Playhouse Square (March 30-April 9, 2022) and online screenings during CIFF46 Streams (April 10-17, 2022)  For more information on CIFF membership, visit our Membership FAQs.

CIFF
Membership
Benefits

Ticket
Buyer*

$75

Streams
Passholder*

$200

Festival
Passholder*

$550

Hybrid
Passholder*

$700

VIP
Passholder*

$1,800

CIFF members-only My Account with Order History, My Streams Access, and My Favorites features on clevelandfilm.org

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Advance CIFF46 ticket sales before public sales

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$2 off every ticket to CIFF46 @ PSQ (in-person) and CIFF46 Streams (online) screenings

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$20 off CIFF46 Voucher 10-packs (in-person screenings only)

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20% off CIFF Merchandise

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20% off CIFF Special Event tickets throughout the year

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20% off CIFF46 Special Event tickets

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One complimentary ticket to the CIFF members-only screening (Details TBA)

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One CIFF46 Streams Pass (Access to all CIFF46 Streams online screenings, no need to reserve or purchase tickets. Distributor restrictions apply.)

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One CIFF46 Festival Pass (Access to all regular CIFF46 in-person screenings, no need to reserve or purchase tickets. Restrictions apply.)

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One complimentary ticket to the CIFF46 Opening Night film and reception

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Access to the CIFF46 Passholder Lounge

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Two complimentary tickets to CIFF46 Opening Night, Center Piece, and Closing Night screenings.

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Seating in the VIP Reserved Section (For the VIP member and up to one other ticketed guest. Capacity and location of the reserved section vary by venue and is available on a first-come, first-served basis.)

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Invitation to the Meet the CIFF46 Programmers Event

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Tax deductible donation value of $1,000

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Donor recognition on clevelandfilm.org

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Ticket Buyer - $75

  • CIFF members-only My Account with Order History, My Streams Access, and My Favorites features on clevelandfilm.org

  • Advance CIFF46 ticket sales before public sales

  • $2 off every ticket to CIFF46 @ PSQ (in-person) and CIFF46 Streams (online) screenings

  • $20 off CIFF46 Voucher 10-packs (in-person screenings only)

  • 20% off CIFF Merchandise

  • 20% off CIFF Special Event tickets throughout the year

  • 20% off CIFF46 Special Event tickets

  • One complimentary ticket to the CIFF members-only screening (Details TBA)

Streams Passholder - $200

  • CIFF members-only My Account with Order History, My Streams Access, and My Favorites features on clevelandfilm.org

  • Advance CIFF46 ticket sales before public sales

  • $2 off every ticket to CIFF46 @ PSQ (in-person) and CIFF46 Streams (online) screenings

  • $20 off CIFF46 Voucher 10-packs (in-person screenings only)

  • 20% off CIFF Merchandise

  • 20% off CIFF Special Event tickets throughout the year

  • 20% off CIFF46 Special Event tickets

  • One complimentary ticket to the CIFF members-only screening (Details TBA)

  • One CIFF46 Streams Pass (Access to all CIFF46 Streams online screenings, no need to reserve or purchase tickets. Distributor restrictions apply.)

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Festival Passholder - $550

  • CIFF members-only My Account with Order History, My Streams Access, and My Favorites features on clevelandfilm.org

  • Advance CIFF46 ticket sales before public sales

  • $2 off every ticket to CIFF46 @ PSQ (in-person) and CIFF46 Streams (online) screenings

  • $20 off CIFF46 Voucher 10-packs (in-person screenings only)

  • 20% off CIFF Merchandise

  • 20% off CIFF Special Event tickets throughout the year

  • 20% off CIFF46 Special Event tickets

  • One complimentary ticket to the CIFF members-only screening (Details TBA)

  • One CIFF46 Festival Pass (Access to all regular CIFF46 in-person screenings, no need to reserve or purchase tickets. Restrictions apply.)

  • One complimentary ticket to the CIFF46 Opening Night film and reception

  • Access to the CIFF46 Passholder Lounge

Hybrid Passholder - $700

  • CIFF members-only My Account with Order History, My Streams Access, and My Favorites features on clevelandfilm.org

  • Advance CIFF46 ticket sales before public sales

  • $2 off every ticket to CIFF46 @ PSQ (in-person) and CIFF46 Streams (online) screenings

  • $20 off CIFF46 Voucher 10-packs (in-person screenings only)

  • 20% off CIFF Merchandise

  • 20% off CIFF Special Event tickets throughout the year

  • 20% off CIFF46 Special Event tickets

  • One complimentary ticket to the CIFF members-only screening (Details TBA)

  • One CIFF46 Streams Pass (Access to all CIFF46 Streams online screenings, no need to reserve or purchase tickets. Distributor restrictions apply.)

    **
  • One CIFF46 Festival Pass (Access to all regular CIFF46 in-person screenings, no need to reserve or purchase tickets. Restrictions apply.)

  • One complimentary ticket to the CIFF46 Opening Night film and reception

  • Access to the CIFF46 Passholder Lounge

VIP Passholder - $1,800

  • CIFF members-only My Account with Order History, My Streams Access, and My Favorites features on clevelandfilm.org

  • Advance CIFF46 ticket sales before public sales

  • $2 off every ticket to CIFF46 @ PSQ (in-person) and CIFF46 Streams (online) screenings

  • $20 off CIFF46 Voucher 10-packs (in-person screenings only)

  • 20% off CIFF Merchandise

  • 20% off CIFF Special Event tickets throughout the year

  • 20% off CIFF46 Special Event tickets

  • One complimentary ticket to the CIFF members-only screening (Details TBA)

  • One CIFF46 Streams Pass (Access to all CIFF46 Streams online screenings, no need to reserve or purchase tickets. Distributor restrictions apply.)

    **
  • One CIFF46 Festival Pass (Access to all regular CIFF46 in-person screenings, no need to reserve or purchase tickets. Restrictions apply.)

  • Access to the CIFF46 Passholder Lounge

  • Two complimentary tickets to CIFF46 Opening Night, Center Piece, and Closing Night screenings.

  • Seating in the VIP Reserved Section (For the VIP member and up to one other ticketed guest. Capacity and location of the reserved section vary by venue and is available on a first-come, first-served basis.)

  • Invitation to the Meet the CIFF46 Programmers Event

  • Tax deductible donation value of $1,000

  • Donor recognition on clevelandfilm.org

** restrictions apply

*STUDENT DISCOUNT: Current Students receive a $25 discount off any level of CIFF46 membership with proof of a valid student ID at the time of purchase.

**Distributor Restrictions Apply:

  • Films in the CIFF46 Streams program will be available for streaming nationwide in the United States and Puerto Rico, unless noted. Some films may be geo-restricted to viewers in Ohio or regionally. Any geo-restrictions on CIFF46 Streams films will be noted with the film’s description.
  • All films in the CIFF46 Streams program are limited to a maximum number of available streams. Films are available to stream on a first-come, first-served basis.

Membership Fine Print:

  • Your CIFF Membership Welcome Letter will be emailed to you shortly after purchase.
  • Please log into your CIFF Membership account on clevelandfilm.org to ensure access to your membership benefits and discounts. If you do not have your CIFF membership login information, please email CIFF Membership Director, Debbie "Sheepie" Marshall.
  • CIFF Memberships are annual and only valid for one Festival cycle. The majority of members will be issued a renewal date one year from the time of their membership purchase. However, CIFF Memberships will not be issued for two Festival cycles. As a result, CIFF Memberships purchased in March or April will be issued a renewal date at the end of February for the following year. 
  • CIFF Memberships are per individual. Memberships and passes cannot be transferred or shared with other individuals. Members in violation of this will have their membership revoked without refund.
  • CIFF Memberships are tax deductible to the maximum amount allowed by law unless otherwise noted. CIFF members receive goods and services in exchange for their contribution, the value of which often exceeds their contribution, depending on the level of use. With the exception of members at the VIP Passholder level, it is up to the individual to determine the tax deductible value of their contribution based on their individual level of use. 
  • CIFF46 memberships and passes cannot be refunded, except in the case of a cancelled Festival. Refunds for memberships and passes may be prorated if a cancellation were to occur mid-Festival. Unused CIF46 memberships and passes cannot be refunded. 
  • By purchasing a CIFF Membership you agree to adhere to the CIFF Code of ConductFailure to observe organizational policies regarding member conduct at CIFF events and screenings may result in termination of membership without refund.
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