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

Assholes: A Theory


Year: 2019
Country: CANADA
Run Time: 81 minutes

Assholes: A Theory
Assholes: A Theory
Assholes: A Theory
Assholes: A Theory

Assholes. We all know they are rude to waitstaff, they cut you off on the highway, and they think the sun shines out their you-know-what. But as much as we all dislike assholes, they seem to be increasingly prevalent in today’s society. In fact, some of the most wealthy and successful people in our culture have been known to demonstrate some sort of asshole behavior. Considering everything from social media to current politics, it seems that assholes have taken over the world. ASSHOLES: A THEORY explores this trend in rising assholery, consulting psychologists, professors, and assholes themselves to get to the root of the issue. Inspired by Aaron James’ best-selling book of the same name, ASSHOLES: A THEORY is an in-depth documentary that travels the world in search of answers to the questions: What makes an asshole, an asshole… and why does there seem to be more now than ever? (In English and Italian with subtitles) — G.S.

CIFF44 Screenings

Tower City Cinemas

Saturday, April 04, 2020 at 9:45 PM ET

Cedar Lee Theatre 2

Sunday, April 05, 2020 at 2:00 PM ET

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

Checks and Balances

Greg Gund Memorial Standing Up Competition


John Walker

John Walker, Ann Bernier, Annette Clarke

John Walker, Robert Sandler

Paul McCurdy

Jeff Warren

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