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44th Cleveland International Film Festival
March 25, 2020 - April 5, 2020
The 44th Cleveland International Film Festival (CIFF) will take place March 25 – April 5, 2020. It will kick off with an opening night film and reception on March 25, 2020, at the KeyBank State Theatre in Playhouse Square. Following opening night, more than 600 screenings will be exhibited in 10 theatres at our Tower City Cinemas hub from 9 a.m. to midnight (and even later on weekends) for the next 11 days. Screenings will also take place in east side and west side arts districts during the weekends. This much-anticipated cultural experience will showcase more than 200 feature films and more than 200 short films. It will host more than 400 guest filmmakers from throughout the country and around the world. The festival will conclude on April 5, 2020, with our closing night ceremony on the Skylight Concourse of Tower City Center. The CIFF will present approximately 30 awards and more than $125,000 in cash prizes to CIFF44 filmmakers.