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March 19, 2021

CIFF45 Streams Announces Program Lineup

CLEVELAND (Friday, March 19, 2021) – The 45th Cleveland International Film Festival (CIFF45 Streams) program lineup is now live at

CIFF45 Streams will take place entirely online April 7-20, 2021 at The Festival will showcase 116 feature films and 182 short films – 46% of which are made by female filmmakers – during its extended 14-day run. Most films in this year’s lineup will be accessible nationwide, and they will be available on demand, on a first come, first served basis, through the end of the Festival. Be sure to continue to check for program updates between now and April 20th.

Tickets go on sale to members on Monday, March 22nd at 11:00 AM ET and to the public on Friday, March 26th at 11:00 AM ET. If you are not yet a member, you can become one by visiting Two of the three membership levels include all-access passes.

Ticket are $8 for CIFF members and $10 for non-members, with the exception of Opening Night, which is $20 for CIFF members and $25 for non-members. Once on sale, tickets can be purchased at CIFF45 Streams Opening Night is sponsored by Dollar Bank.


In addition to the hundreds of films being offered, CIFF45 Streams will consist of filmmaker conversations and Q&As, audience voting, filmmaker awards, the annual Challenge Match, podcast episodes, and merchandise, as well as audience engagement activities and events. For more information, please visit

The Cleveland International Film Festival is supported in part by the residents of Cuyahoga County through a public grant from Cuyahoga Arts & Culture. Also, the Cleveland International Film Festival is made possible in part by state tax dollars allocated by the Ohio Legislature to the Ohio Arts Council (OAC). The OAC is a state agency that funds and supports quality arts experiences to strengthen Ohio communities culturally, educationally, and economically.



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