Welcome to CIFF Speaks, sponsored by Wayside Furniture, the official podcast for the Cleveland International Film Festival! #CIFF45Streams #CIFF45
TOPOWA! - NEVER GIVE UP / S03 Episode 15
Today CIFF Speaks with one of the co-directos of TOPOWA! – NEVER GIVE UP, Philip Sansom. The enchanting and inspiring documentary, follows 12 young teacher-musicians on their incredible journey from the streets of Katwe to play a live concert in London alongside renowned trumpet player Wynton Marsalis. CIFF Speaks is sponsored by Wayside Furniture.
THE BIG SCARY "S" WORD / S03 Episode 14
Today CIFF Speaks with director Yael Bridge and featured subject DiCarlo Johnson from a documentary that tackles a political and social movement that has surprisingly deep roots in the U.S., THE BIG SCARY "S" WORD. CIFF Speaks is sponsored by Wayside Furniture.
Closing Awards Ceremony / S03 Episode 13
Today on CIFF Speaks, sponsored by Wayside Furniture, we share the recording of our CIFF45 Streams Closing Awards Ceremony. Listen in as our esteemed juried competition and coveted audience choice award winners are announced. Bring Film Home with this very special episode. CIFF Speaks is sponsored by Wayside Furniture.
BEST SUMMER EVER / S03 Episode 12
Today CIFF Speaks to Shannon DeVido one of the comedic stars of our Closing Night Film, BEST SUMMER EVER. Shannon talks about her experience on stage as a “musical theatre nerd” and in front of the camera in her slew of TV and film appearances. Shannon also discusses the importance of inclusivity, and how this cast brought such a high-energy performance to life. CIFF Speaks is sponsored by Wayside Furniture.
Welcome Strangers / S03 Episode 11
Today CIFF Speaks with director and producer Dia Sokol Savage and featured subject Sarah Jackson, founder of Casa de Paz, about the documentary Welcome Strangers. Listen in as we discuss filming intimate moments, asking total strangers to trust you and what it takes to changes hearts and minds. CIFF Speaks is sponsored by Wayside Furniture.
LORELEI / S03 Episode 10
Today CIFF Speaks with Sabrina Doyle, the writer-director of the award-winning narrative feature, LORELEI. It's a mesmerizing and moving working-class fable about love, regret and second chances. CIFF Speaks is sponsored by Wayside Furniture.
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.