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Cleveland International Film Festival

Wednesday, March 19, 2014

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Cleveland International Film Festival Dee Perry welcomes a variety of filmmakers featured in this year's Cleveland International Film Festival and gives listeners a chance to win vouchers for the festival! CIFF Artistic Director Bill Guentzler shares an overview and introduces us to the director of this year's opening night film - Not Another Happy Ending. Plus we meet a local student featured in the acclaimed documentary - Ivory Tower. And listen for the music of the husband and wife duo featured in the new film - The Ballad of Shovels and Rope.

Additional Information

The Cleveland International Film Festival is onscreen Wednesday, March 19 through Sunday, March 30 at Tower City Cinemas and other venues in Northeast Ohio.

Not Another Happy Ending is the opening night film screening Wednesday, March 19 at 7pm at Tower City Cinemas.

Ivory Tower screens Thursday March 20 at 6:45pm, Friday March 21 at 11:50 am, and Saturday March 22 at 2pm (all screenings) at Tower City Cinemas.

The Ballad of Shovels at Rope screens Sunday, March 23 at 8pm at The Beachland Ballroom.  And then Monday March 24 at 7:20 pm and Tuesday March 25 at 12:15 pm at Tower City Cinemas.


Arts and Culture, Motion Pictures (Film, Video)


Bill Guentzler, Cleveland International Film Festival

Mallory Martin, Cleveland International Film Festival

John McKay, director “Not Another Happy Ending”

David Boone, “Ivory Tower”

Sean Clark, producer “The Ballad of Shovels and Rope”

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Special Thanks

Special thanks to the Oberlin Conservatory of Music at Oberlin College for the use of their Steinway Piano.

ideastream Arts Funding

Production of arts and culture programming on ideastream is made possible by grants from:


By residents of Cuyahoga County through a public grant from Cuyahoga Arts & Culture.

The Cleveland Foundation; The Dominion Foundation; Eaton; The George Gund Foundation; The George W. Codrington Charitable Foundation; The Kulas Foundation; The John P. Murphy Foundation; Stroud Family Exempt Trust; The Robert O. and Annamae Orr Family Foundation; and The Nord Family Foundation.


The Ohio Arts Council helped fund this program with state tax dollars to encourage economic growth, educational excellence and cultural enrichment for all Ohioans.

Beyond the Dish Music Monday


Applause is an Emmy award-winning locally produced TV show that celebrates artists and cultural groups around Cleveland and Northeast Ohio.

The Sound of Applause, ideastream’s weekday radio magazine, celebrates the visual and performing arts, explores cultural trends, and examines current events through an artistic lens.

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Air Dates


Thursday 7:30 PM
Friday 11:00 PM
Saturday 4:00 PM

The Ohio Channel
Monday 12:30 AM / 4:30 AM / 8:30 PM
Tuesday 12:30 AM / 4:30 AM / 8:30 AM / 4:00 PM
Wednesday 12:00 AM / 8:00 AM

Applause America

Saturday 6:30 PM
Sunday 12:30 PM

The Sound of Applause

90.3 WCPN
Monday-Thursday 2:00 PM / 10:00 PM

Dee Perry image courtesy Chris Stephens, The Plain Dealer