Cleveland International Film Festival } April 7 – April 20, 2021

Ashes to Ashes


Year: 2019
Country: USA
Run Time: 25 minutes

Ashes to Ashes

Best Documentary Short Award - Honorable Mention

Winfred Rembert, the only living survivor of a lynching, a Star Wars fanatic and leather artist, develops a friendship with Doctor Shirley Jackson Whitaker who is on a mission to memorialize the forgotten 4,000 African Americans lynched during the Jim Crow era. Together, their journeys of healing intertwine. Featuring Winfred Rembert, Dr. Shirley Whitaker, and Patsy Rembert.

CIFF44 Screenings

Tower City Cinemas

Monday, March 30, 2020 at 2:10 PM ET

Tuesday, March 31, 2020 at 2:00 PM ET

Accessibility (?): No closed captions, audio description, English subtitles

Shorts Programs
Shorts Program 9
Shorts Jury Honorable Mention Program


Taylor Rees

Todd Rees, Taylor Rees

Renan Ozturk

Joe Peeler

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