Cleveland International Film Festival } March 25 – April 5, 2020 } Tower City Cinemas


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$60.00 per guest

Friday, February 07, 2020 at 7:00 PM


Do you have what it takes to program a film festival? Then join us for GET SHORTY, a one-of-a-kind event where you get to have a say in what screens at CIFF44!

Here’s how it works: we will meet in the stunning Mimi Ohio Theatre at Playhouse Square where we will put our programming skills to work. A handful of short films will be presented, and at the conclusion of each film you will cast your vote. At the end of the evening, the film with the highest score will be guaranteed a spot in the CIFF44 program line-up!

This event is always a sellout so don’t miss out on being part of this extraordinary evening at Playhouse Square!

Complimentary hors d’oeuvres and a cash bar will be available.

These films are not rated and subject matter varies.

Mimi Ohio Theatre at Playhouse Square
1511 Euclid Ave
Cleveland, OH 44115

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Two of the region’s cultural gems embark on a new chapter together. Today, we’re elated to announce that the Cleveland International Film Festival will move to @playhousesquare in 2021.
Moving to Playhouse Square, CIFF remains in downtown #Cleveland and under one roof.  Festival attendees will experience films in historic and stunning venues, including the Allen Theatre, Key Bank State Theatre, Mimi Ohio Theatre and Connor Palace. Plus, movie-goers will be steps away from dining and nightlife spots in the district. 
As it has for the past several years, Opening Night at #CIFF44 will take place at Playhouse Square. The Festival, as a whole, will remain at Tower City Cinemas for 2020. Find program details for #CIFF44 at on Feb.28th so stay tuned.

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