The 33rd Cleveland International Film Festival (CIFF) will be held March 19-29, 2009 in Cleveland, Ohio.
The festival features two family film programs as well as several shorts programs that feature animation. Last year, the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences designated the CIFF as one of its qualifiers to the Academy Awards.
Animated short films to screen include TINY NATION from ILL Clan Animation Studios, CLOSED (Germany), MY HAPPY END (Germany), THE NEEDFUL HEAD (U.S.), POUND (U.S.), SLEEPING BETTY (Canada), ZOOLOGIC (U.S.) and ARTS DESIRE (U.S.).
Thursday, March 19, 2009 - 11:00am to Sunday, March 29, 2009 - 7:00pm
Thursday, March 19, 2009 - 12:00pm