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

November 18, 2021

CIFF Celebrates the Holidays with Give the Gift of Film

CLEVELAND (Thursday, November 18, 2021) – The Cleveland International Film Festival (CIFF) invites you to Give the Gift of Film this holiday season! Offering a variety of gift options, the Festival is your one stop shopping for the film enthusiasts in your life.

CIFF memberships are available at five levels, each with its own set of unique Film Festival benefits – including passholder access at four levels of membership. Give us a call at 216.623.3456 x0 by Friday, December 17that 4:00 PM ET to place your gift membership orders.

Festival gift certificates make for the perfect gift when you don’t know what to get the film fanatic in your life. CIFF gift certificates are available in any amount, do not expire, and are redeemable for most CIFF purchases. Gift certificates are delivered instantly to your email inbox or to the recipient’s email inbox.

Set up your friends and family with Festival merchandise so they can show their love of CIFF all year long. From tote bags to ball caps, whatever you choose will be the perfect addition to their CIFF memorabilia collection. For best efforts to have your merchandise gifts delivered by December 24, 2021, please place your orders by 12 Noon EDT on December 15, 2021.

Make a tax-deductible donation in any amount in honor of your loved ones.

The 46thCleveland International Film Festival will take place March 30 – April 9, 2022 in-person at its new and permanent home at Playhouse Square, followed by CIFF46 Streams online on the CIFF streaming platform April 10 – 17, 2022. The Festival will offer hundreds of feature and short films with accompanying filmmaker discussions, as well as special events. For more information, please visit


Founded in 1977, the Cleveland International Film Festival (CIFF) is a leader in helping the world discover the power of the film arts to educate, entertain, and celebrate an inclusive human experience. Drawing more than 100,000 film enthusiasts annually, CIFF is an Academy® qualifying festival, and one of seven Resident Companies of Playhouse Square. For more information, please visit, and follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

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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