58 episodes

Welcome to CIFF Speaks, sponsored by Wayside Furniture, the official podcast for the Cleveland International Film Festival! #CIFF46 March 30-April 9, 2022 | #CIFF46Streams April 10-17, 2022

CIFF Speaks Cleveland International Film Festival

    • TV & Film
    • 5.0 • 3 Ratings

Welcome to CIFF Speaks, sponsored by Wayside Furniture, the official podcast for the Cleveland International Film Festival! #CIFF46 March 30-April 9, 2022 | #CIFF46Streams April 10-17, 2022

    CIFF Streams Kick-Off & Shorts Programs Highlights

    CIFF Streams Kick-Off & Shorts Programs Highlights

    On this episode CIFF Speaks with Short Films Programming Manager Paul Sloop. 
    We discuss the screening process for the Short Films Programming Team, the unexpected benefits of meeting on Zoom, and how easy it is to access films with CIFF Streams.  
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    • 28 min
    FRAMING AGNES

    FRAMING AGNES

    On this episode CIFF Speaks with DReam Maker Award winner and FRAMING AGNESS Director Chase Joynt. 
    We discuss the role research plays in shaping our various histories, the importance of exploring archival material from a variety of vantage points, and the way various recording technologies can be portals to both intimacy and alienation.
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    • 22 min
    KRIMES

    KRIMES

    On this episode CIFF Speaks with KRIMES Director Alysa Nahmias.
    We discuss how the prison system can still hold onto a person even after their released, the innate creativity within all human beings, and the creation of the incredible murals in Philadelphia featured in the film.
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    • 34 min
    Americanized

    Americanized

    On this episode CIFF Speaks with Americanized director Erica Eng.
    We discuss her compulsion to know every character's motivation, utilizing commercial directing gigs to hone her skills, and the importance of including small details to give a film real texture.
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    • 30 min
    SIRENS

    SIRENS

    On this episode CIFF Speaks with SIRENS Director Rita Baghdadi.
     
    We discuss the power of live music when documenting a band, the creative discoveries that can happen in the editing process, and the difference between making an experiential film versus a didactic one.  
     
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    • 35 min
    MAMA BEARS

    MAMA BEARS

    On this episode CIFF Speaks with MAMA BEARS Director Daresha Kyi.
    We discuss how deep listening is an essential skill when making a documentary,  the emotional power of a simple hug, and how some of life's journeys require personal transformation.  
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    • 28 min

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Great discussions!

Love that CIFF has started this podcast, especially during the virtual festivals! Allows us to still get those discussions and Q&As we’ve come to love after in-person films.

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