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Festival Updates
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Wednesday 3.24.10
Hipsters 7:15 pm               9:00 am
(at the Cedra Lee Theater)                                                                                               9:15 AM       9:20 AM
The Girl On The Train                                                                                                    ONE-ZERO      THE GIRL
7:10 pm                                                                                                                  105 min       98 min                                                                                                                                                                      tuesday
World’s Best Commer-                                                                                                     p 98          p 66
cials 9:20 pm
                              10:00 am
                                                                                                                         Code ONEZ23   Code GIRL23
Fire In the Heartland
9:30 pm

Thursday 3.25.10              11:00 am
Pinned 7:15 pm
(at the Capitol Theater)
Youngstown:                                               11:50 AM                         11:40 AM

                                                                                                                                                         Sibling Rivalry? Not with
Still Standing 9:30 pm                                    FORGETTING                       VILLON’S WIFE
                               12 Noon     12:00 Noon
Friday 3.26.10                             INDEPENDENT
                                                          DAD                              114 min         12:10 PM                                                                                                                                                           The BUZZ
                                                                                                                                                         These Two Filmmaking Brothers
                                           SHORTS         84 min                           p 117           NORTH
Paper Man 2:00 pm                          PROGRAM 3      p 65                             Code VILL23
A Room and a Half 4:15 pm                  102 min        Code FORG23                                      79 min                                                                                                                                                    Hi. I’m Bill Decapite.
                               1:00 pm                                                                     p 98
The Wind Journeys 4:25 pm                  p 124                                                                                                                                                                                                                     You may have seen me at the

                                                                                                           Code NORT23
I Am Love 6:50 pm                          Code INDY23
                                                                                                                                                                  rothers Brent and                             Iraq war veterans who are hopefuls for the           Duke Desk, where I help folks
Hipsters 7:00 pm                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     find their tickets.
                                                                            1:50 PM                                                                                Craig Renaud got into                         2008 U.S. Paralympic Team — part of the
Do It Again 7:05 pm
Best Of Times 7:10 pm          2:00 pm                                      COW                            2:00 PM                                                documentary filmmaking                         U.S. Olympic Committee that promotes                Here’s what’s buzzing for
The Last Truck 7:15 pm                     2:10 PM                          105 min        2:20 PM         DECEMBER      2:15 PM                         when they worked as editors                             sports for people with physical disabilities.       Tuesday, March 23, 2010; CIFF Day 6:
                                           THE HAPPIEST                     p 55                           HEAT
P-Star Rising 7:20 pm                                     2:30 PM                          CHARLIE                       THE OTHER                       for former NBC News                                          As with all of their documentary                  Some of you may already know about
                                           GIRL IN THE    WARRIOR           Code COWX23    HADEN:          90 min        BANK
For the Life of Me 7:30 pm                 WORLD                                           RAMBLING BOY    p 56                                          correspondent Jon Alpert.                                         subjects, Brent and Craig closely         my love for music. Music and movies go
                                                          CHAMPIONS                                                      90 min
Two Horses of Genghis          3:00 pm                                                     86 min                                                                                                                                                                    hand-in-hand. And for those of you who love
                                           99 min         80 min                           p 52
                                                                                                           Code DECE23   p 99                               “From him we learned                                              followed the veterans while
Khan 9:40 pm                               p 70           p 118                                                                                                                                                                                                      music as much as I do, the festival offers
                                           Code HAPP23
                                                                                           Code CHAR23                   Code OTHE23                     a lot about the craft,                                                  they trained for the games.
                                                          Code WARR23                                                                                                                                                                                                a sidebar of films that will be music to your
Saturday 3.27.10                                                                                                                                         but also about surviv-                                                       “We spend a tremen-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     ears. The music sidebar, which is sponsored
The Lottery 1:50 pm            4:00 pm                                                                                                                   ing and thriving and                                                       dous amount of time              by Jules and Fran Belkin, includes three films
Do It Again 2:00 pm                                                                        4:20 PM                       4:15 PM                         coming back with                                                           integrating into our sub-
Good Fortune 2:05 pm                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 showing today:
                                           4:30 PM                                         BARE ESSENCE    4:25 PM       WELCOME                         the story,” says Brent.                                                   jects’ lives,” Brent contin-         At 2:20 p.m., “Charlie Haden: Rambling
Honeymoons 2:10 pm                         INDEPENDENT    4:40 PM           4:45 PM        OF LIFE         HIPSTERS      116 min
Bananas 2:15 pm                            SHORTS                                          120 min                       p 119
                                                                                                                                                         “We have spent the last                                               ues. “We hope that the time           Boy” is about one of jazz music’s living leg-
                               5:00 pm                    FIRE IN THE       NO. 4 STREET                   125 min                     5:00 PM
I am Love 4:15 pm                          PROGRAM 7      HEARTLAND         OF OUR LADY    p 46            p 82          Code WELC23                     decade working in the                                            we put into the film translates to         ends. Just on a side note, he’ll be coming to
                                                                                                                                       NORA’S WILL
Storage 4:20 pm                            105 min        99 min            90 min         Code BARE23     Code HIPS23
                                                                                                                                       92 min
                                                                                                                                                         toughest parts of the world.                                    the viewer having a more complex            Cleveland in April as part of the Tri-C Jazz Fest.
                                           p 126          p 63              p 96
Last Train Home 4:25 pm                                                                                                                p 97              Like an emergency room                                          understanding of a particular                  At 4:25 p.m., “Hipsters” is a fun musical
                                           Code SHRT23    Code FIRE23       Code LADY23
A Call Girl 4:35 pm            6:00 pm                                                                                                 Code NORA23       doctor, you get accustomed                                      subject or issue.”                          that takes place in 1950s Russia.
Soundtrack For                                                                                                                                           to the suffering, keeping in                                       “We don’t make political films,             At 9:15 p.m., “First Voice Ohio,” docu-
a Revolution 4:40 pm                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 ments the oral histories and live music
A Room and a Half 6:30 pm                                                                                                                                perspective that what you are                                 or activist films,” he says, “but we do
                                                                                                           6:50 PM                                                                                                                                                   performances of regional musicians. The film
Vincere 6:45 pm                                                                                                                                          doing is for a greater good.”                                want our work to make a difference.”
                               7:00 pm                                                     7:00 PM         MAX MANUS                                                                                                                                                 is directed by Kevin Richards, who founded
Father and Guns 6:50 pm                                                                                                                                     While in Iraq filming the                                      And the two brothers work
My Year Without Sex                        7:20 PM        7:15 PM           7:10 PM        CULTURES OF     118 min                                                                                                                                                   Roots of American Music in 1999.
                                           GERMAN         COOKING           THE BABY       RESISTANCE      p 93          7:30 PM
                                                                                                                                                         series, “Off to War,” they                                     seamlessly together. “We are totally            For all the latest updates, pick up The Daily,
7:00 pm
Handsome Harry 7:10 pm                     SHORTS         HISTORY           FORMULA        90 min          Code MAXM23   A BRAND       7:40 PM           formed relationships with                                      interchangeable, and you would               read the festival blog and come see as many
                                           PROGRAM                          81 min         p 55
Marwencol 7:20 pm              8:00 pm                    88 min
                                                                            p 44
                                                                                                                         NEW LIFE      WARD NO. 6        soldiers who suffered                                          never know which one of us is                films as you possibly can. The energy and
                                           99 min         p 54                             Code CULT23                   92 min
Mid-August Lunch 7:30 pm                   p 131          Code COOK23
                                                                            Code BABY23
                                                                                                                         p 50
                                                                                                                                       83 min            devastating injuries.                                          behind the camera,” says Brent.              excitement here at the festival will have you
                                                                                                                                       p 118
                                           Code GERM23                                                                                                      “We have a tremendous                                       “We might occasionally disagree              singing a whole new tune. I, as usual, will be
Sunday 3.28.10                                                      BY                                                   Code BRAN23   Code WARD23
                                                            STAND                                                                                        amount of respect for what                                      on something, but it’s rare. We             singing, too.
The Desert of Forbidden
                               9:00 pm
Art 12:10 pm                                                                                                                                             our servicemen and women                                         have no egos; we only care about
                                                          9:20 PM           9:15 PM
Mid-August Lunch                                                                                                                                         do and what their families                                            the work.”
12:10 pm                                                  ORDINARY          FIRST VOICE                    9:25 PM       9:35 PM       9:30 PM
Alive 1:40 pm                              9:40 PM        PEOPLE            OHIO           9:45 PM         ADRIFT        FIRE KEEPER   CHAMELEON         sacrifice,” Brent says.                                                  —Anne M. DiTeodoro
                                                          79 min            71 min
Splinters 4:15 pm             10:00 pm     ENEMIES OF     p 99              p 64           BLACK SHEEP     110 min       82 min        105 min              Their film, “Warrior
                                           THE PEOPLE                                                      p 41          p 63          p 51
Protektor 4:25 pm                                         Code ORDN23       Code OHIO23    83 min                                                        Champions,” shares the
                                           93 min                                          p 49            Code ADRF23   Code KEEP23   Code CHAM23                                                             SHOWING          WARRIOR CHAMPIONS
Bananas 4:30 pm                            p 60                                                                                                          true stories of four injured                           TODAY           is playing today at 2:30 p.m.
                                                                                           Code BSHE23
The Last Truck 4:20 pm                     Code PEOP23
The Taqwacores 4:40 pm        11:00 pm
Good Fortune 4:45 pm
                                                                                                                         AT SHAKER                         Beth Steele Radisek, a Cleveland International Film Festival staff member and mother of two
My Year Without Sex                                                                                                      SQUARE
4:50 pm                                                                                                                  CINEMAS
                                                                                                                                                           daughters currently serving in the military, fell in love with “Warrior Champions” when it came
The Lottery 7:05 pm           Midnight                          Schedule sponsored by:                                   7:15 PM
                                                                                                                                                           across her desk during the submission process. “I loved the film because of the message,”
Paper Man 7:10 pm                                                                                                        FATHER AND                        she said. “These warriors that volunteered to serve their country faced catastrophic injuries
A Good Heart 7:15 pm                                                                                                     GUNS
                                                                                                                                       Y                   and yet their spirits soared.”
Colony 7:20 pm                                                                                                           107 min STANDB
                                                                                                                         p 62                              Once the Selection Committee and Bill Guentzler, CIFF Artistic Director, picked it to screen at
A Town Called Panic 7:25 pm    1:00 am                                                                                   Code SHAK23                                                                                                                              Beth Radisek (center) with Brent Renaud (left) and Craig Renaud
                                                                                                                                                           the Festival, Radisek sponsored the film in honor of her husband and two daughters.
City of Borders 7:40 pm                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           (right) of “Warrior Champions.”

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                                                                Filmmaker has Roots                                                                                                  Enjoy an Evening at Shaker                                                                                                               Special Guests
                                                                in Cleveland Music                                                                                                   Square with “Father and Guns.”                                                                                                           PATRICK DROLeT

Challenge Match                                                       ocal filmmaker, Kevin Richards, has                   and Cajun,” Richards explains. While mak-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Father and Guns
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              PeTeR KNeGT
                                                                      surpassed even his own expectations in                ing the film, he traveled for six months across             Tonight the Cleveland International                                            SHOWING        FATHeR AND GUNS
We are $20,300 closer to                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                TODAY         is playing today at 7:15 p.m.           HARUN MeHMeDINOVIC
                                                                       the past eleven years. Founder of Roots              Ohio. He visited many featured musicians in              Film Festival ventures out from Tower                                                                                                    Central and Eastern
reaching our goal of $34,000                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          at Shaker Square Cinemas
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              European Film Jury
                                                               of American Music                                                              their homes. He felt privileged        City Cinemas to Shaker Square. In 2009,
Please help us reach our Festival fundrais-                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   KeVIN RICHARDS
                                                               (ROAM), Richards has                                                           to experience an up-close and          CIFF returned to Shaker Square for the
ing goal. This year’s Challenge Match is be-                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  First Voice Ohio
ing presented in partnership with Cuyahoga                     spent his life playing                                                         personal view of how these             first time since 1981 and is delighted to
                                                               various types of roots                                                         artists create music. Now, he          return this year. Get started with a pre-film                                                                                            DOUG DeARTH
Arts and Culture, a key source of public                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      9000 Needles
funding for arts and cultural programming in                   music, such as jazz, blues,                                                    gives Clevelanders the same            reception from 5:30 to 6:45 p.m. at Fire
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                                                               and old-time country.                                                             Roots of American Music,            classic American cuisine with
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              JOHN CHeCHITeLLI
Stop by the Challenge Match area                               With ROAM, he hopes                                                            Richards’ nonprofit organi-            innovative presentations.                                                                                                                Youngstown: Still Standing
(look for the balloons in the lobby of Tower
                                                               “to preserve, present and                                                      zation, is recognized by the              Then, take a short walk to the cinema                                                                                                 MIKe NORMAN
City Cinemas!) and make a tax-deductible
donation. You’ll be able to enter our draw-                    educate others about the                                                       National Education Association         for a screening of “Father and Guns.”                                                                                                    PAT NORMAN
                                                                                              Kevin Richards, director of “First Voice Ohio.”                                                                                                                                                                                 Pinned
ings for prizes and pick up either of this                     music experts who play                                                         for helping children reach their       The film begins at 7:15 p.m., so get to
year’s sets of collectible lapel buttons.                      American roots music in Ohio.” He illustrates                academic goals by offering music education               your seat at least 15 minutes early.                                                                                                     MARK PAYNe
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Get Happy
A $10 DONATION QUALIFIeS YOU FOR                               this in his debut film, “First Voice Ohio.”                  in the classroom. Being a teacher himself, he            The popular comedy is Canada’s highest
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ONe OF THeSe FABULOUS PRIZeS!!                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                DIeGO CORAL LóPeZ
A SHOW FOR ALL SEASONS: Your Season                            because “we live in a world today where the                  aged children know about their heritage. With               After the screening, stay for dinner and                                                                                              Riff Raff
Pass to enjoy every Live Nation concert                        radio conglomerates control what type of                     ROAM, Richards seeks to help children know               enjoy one of the Square’s fine restaurants.                                                                                              BReNT ReNAUD

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           photo: Nicolas Pinson
event at both Time Warner Cable Amphithe-                      music you hear, and where the internet is                    more about where they came from by teach-                Dinner specials and discounts will be                                                                                                    CRAIG ReNAUD
ater and Nautica Pavilion this Summer!                         slowly homogenizing all early music styles.”                 ing lessons in the diverse history of American           featured at Fire and many others.                                                                                                        Warrior Champions
CINEMA PARADISO: Enjoy unlimited movies                           In “First Voice Ohio,” Richards captures                  music. He believes “to go forward, it is best to            At Tower City? Take the RTA green line                                                                                                JeAN STRAUSS
and popcorn for the rest of the year at any                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   For the Life of Me
                                                               local Cleveland artists as they share and                    know the past.”                   —Meaghan Earley        directly to Shaker Square. Go to
of their locations with a Cleveland Cinemas                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   eYAD ZAHRA
                                                               celebrate the joy in playing roots music.                                                                    for schedules.                                                Patrick Drolet
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                                                               “Our ‘buckeye’ state hosts many experts in                                           FIRST VOICe OHIO
NIGHT AT THE MUSEUM(S): Whether                                                                                                    TODAY            is playing today at 9:15 p.m.                                                                                                                                             CHIC CANFORA
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                                                                                                                                                                                     Patrick Drolet on “Father and Guns”                                                                                                      DANIeL MILLeR
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memberships to our area’s most popular                                                                                                                                                 Patrick Drolet is grateful for the screen-                                  and son relationship, “I guess people re-                  SAM ALLeN
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                                                                                                                           In Short                                                  wrote for his film, “Father and Guns.” It
                                                                                                                                                                                     made the preparation for the role of Tim
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      As far as acting in a comedy, he explains
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   that precise line delivery is tantamount to
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              JUDY KING
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Fire in the Heartland
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              ALex WeBB
                                                                                                                           This year, the Cleveland International Film               Bérubé a lot easier, he says “[I] only had                                    success. He says you have to get the tim-                  Hove (The Wind)
Cavs, Browns and Indians games, along
with a LeBron James autographed photo                                                                                      Festival screens more than 150 short films.               to say the words because the script had a                                     ing exactly right. “[If] one line is too long,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              LORI PeTCHeRS
poster, jacket and t-shirt AND a signed                                                                                    Several shorts are shown together in feature              nice story.” He continues, “when a script is                                  or a pause in a sentence can [make or]                     Mezzanotte Obscura
Anderson Varejao jersey. We’ll even include                                                                                length programs — Midnight Shorts, Family                 bad, you have to work hard.”                                                  break the whole scene,” he says.                           CARLA ONODeRA
a variety of packaged meats for your                                                                                       Shorts and Independents Shorts to name a few.               The celebrated Canadian film is in the                                         Patrick is delighted to be a guest of                   CeSAR RAPHAeL
pre-game tailgating!                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Piece of Paper
                                                                                                                           There is even a lunch time shorts program called          process of being remade in the United                                         the Cleveland International Film Festival,
THE PRODUCERS: What is the ultimate                                                                                        Popcorn for Lunch, which is a series of short             States. Drolet hopes that Cleveland                                           although he does mention that “because of                  eLIZABeTH APPeLL
prize for any devout Festival-goer? How                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Easy Made Hard
                                                                                                                           subjects programmed at noon each weekday.                 audiences will enjoy the film as much as                                      the CIFF, I will miss two hockey games
about 2 EXECUTIVE PRODUCER passes                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             MICHAeL TISDALe
for the 35th CIFF? Benefits include Film                                                                                                                                             their neighbors to the north. He notes                                        in Montreal.”                  —Bridget Kriner
Festival seating in the reserved section,
                                                                                                                           Here is what some short filmmakers                        that people respond most to the father
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Goldstar, Ohio

free valet parking, Opening Night gala                                                                                     tell CIFF:                                                                                                                                                                                         YVeTTe eDeRY
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Jillian Dillon
tickets and Closing Night film and reception
                                                                                                                           “Don’t let the name fool you — it often [takes]                                                                                                                                                    ZAC TITUS
tickets, plus much more!
                                                                                                                            as long as feature filmmaking.”                                                                                                                                                                   Helpless
                                                                                                                                                                                     Change can be a good thing
                                                 photo: Laura Watilo Blake

MULTI-FACIAL: Three different winners will                                                                                                 —Craig Knowles, “Undefeated”                                                                                                               LATe ADDITIONS:
each receive a gift certificate for two Thera-
peutic Facials and Skin Consults at Laurice                                                                                “[The film] is a 15-minute segment of a stage                                                                                                              The Joneses (93 min)
                                                                                                                                                                                     Late Additions and last-                                                                         3/24, 7:00 pm (JONE24)
Skin Care & Cosmetics in Pepper Pike.                                                                                       play that I wote, that I took from interviews I

                                                                                                                            conducted over a three-year period [what was             minute cancellations                                                                             Turtle: The Incredible
THE ROCKER: Enjoy a weekend downtown                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Journey (81 min) 3/27,
                                                                                                                            interesting] was learning how to translate from          can — and do — happen
with an overnight stay at the Cleveland                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               9:30 am (TURT27)
                                                                                                                            one medium to another.”                                  at the festival each year.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      1ST WEEkENd
Renaissance Hotel, plus a Family Member-                               Lori Petchers, director of Mezzanotte Obscura
                                                                                                                                       —Michael Tisdale, “Goldstar, Ohio”                                                                                                             Father and Guns (107 min)

ship to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and                                                                                                                                           Take, for example, “8:                                                                           3/28, 9:15 am (FATH28)
Museum!                                                                      “I make short films because I have            “I felt it was best to start with a smaller               The Mormon Proposition.”
Thank you for your supporT!                                                   a limited attention span.”                    piece. It’s my first time. It was like going             At the eleventh hour, the   The film “The Joneses” steps in to fill                              CANCeLLeD:
                                                                              —Lori Petchers, “Mezzanotte Obscura”          to film school.”                                                                     the gap left by the last-minute cancella-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      8: The Mormon Proposition
                                                                                                                                                                                     film was picked up by a     tion of “8: The Mormon Proposition.”
                                                                                                                                      —elizabeth Appell, “Easy Made Hard”                                                                                                             (74 min) 3/23, 12:15 pm
                                                                                                                                                                                     distributor, a company that
                                                                                                                                                                                     acts as middleman between a filmmaker and theaters.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      (MORM23) 3/24, 7:00 pm
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      MARCH 19 – 21, 2010
                                                                             SHOWING          Independent Shorts Program 3 is playing today at 12 noon. Independent Shorts Program                                                                                                                                    THANK YOU FOR YOUR SUPPORT!
                                                                              TODAY           7 is playing today at 4:30 p.m. German Shorts Program is playing today at 7:20 p.m.

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