Program Release

CLEVELAND (Friday, March 3, 2023) – The 47th Cleveland International Film Festival (CIFF47) program lineup is now online at

CIFF47 will take place March 22-April 1, 2023 at Playhouse Square, followed by CIFF47 Streams, presented by PNC, April 2-9, 2023 online. The in-person Festival will showcase 121 feature films and 199 short films representing 67 countries during its 11-day run. CIFF47 Streams will present nearly two-thirds of its in-person feature films, along with its full lineup of in-person short films.

Be sure to continue to check for program updates between now and April 9th.

Tickets go on sale to CIFF members on Monday, March 6th at 11:00 am ET and to the public on Friday, March 10th at 11:00 am ET. If you are not yet a member, you can become one by visiting the Festival’s , or by calling 216.623.3456.

Tickets for in-person screenings are $16 for CIFF members and $18 for non-members. Tickets for CIFF47 Streams screenings are $12 for CIFF members and $14 for non-members

Once on sale, tickets can be purchased online and by telephone (1.877.304.FILM). Tickets can also be purchased in-person beginning Monday, March 20th at the Film Festival Box Office located in the KeyBank State Theatre Lobby at Playhouse Square. Be sure to check the Festival website for Box Office hours.

Beginning Monday, March 6th, the CIFF47 Film Guide, presented by PNC, will be available for purchase on the Festival’s merchandise page. You can find the Film Guide beginning today as a free printable PDF.

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.



Debby Samples, Marketing & Media Director, [email protected], 216.623.3456 x14