Tag Archives: Cleveland International Film Festival

CIFF Film Reviews: My Internship in Canada

My Internship in Canada is a French Canadian film about a minister of Parliament who suddenly finds himself the deciding vote for war and decides to consult his constituents.  Unfortunately for him, his constituency is just as divided as his … Continue reading

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CIFF Film Reviews: Short Films Program 4

Since these are short films, the reviews will also be short.  How apropos.  😉 1 Golden is a silent film about a boy with golden skin and the challenges he faces growing up, until he falls in love with another … Continue reading

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CIFF Film Reviews: Kafka’s The Burrow

I have only read one piece by Kafka, Metamorphosis.  Despite this lack of Kafka experience, I still knew enough about Kafka to know that a Kafka film is going to be a mind fuck.  (I rarely see mind fuck films; … Continue reading

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The 39th Cleveland International Film Festival : A (Film) Festivus for the Rest of Us!

On Saturday, a friend of mine came to visit me in Cleveland for one purpose; to attend the Cleveland International Film Festival. I took her to see Short Films.  I think that’s the best way to start.  First of all, … Continue reading

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Films about Women List 3

Tonight is the closing ceremony of the 38th Annual Cleveland International Film Festival. I hope it was a resounding success and I cannot wait to return to the festival next year! Anyway, continuing my Films About Women list, here are … Continue reading

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Films About Women List 2

For the first time since 2008, I will not be attending the Cleveland International Film Festival this year. I’m out of town in Not Cleveland, and I’m sick with the flu. I’m staying at home sleeping. So, in honor of … Continue reading

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Tio Papi review (belated)

The final film I saw at the film festival this year was Tio Papi, a feel good story about an immature Puerto Rican man who inherits is six nieces and nephews when his sister and her husband die.  At first, … Continue reading

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