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

Forest City Blues


Year: 2019
Country: USA
Run Time: 15 minutes

Forest City Blues

Throughout 2019, 19 International Baccalaureate Film students at St. Edward captured the stories of the homeless in Cleveland, Ohio. Started as an extended introduction to the greater Cleveland Labre Project--which aims to not only to feed those who experience homelessness, but to stoke fellowship--this documentary traces the candid and sometimes surprising stories of those who do not live "inside", and moves from there to a fuller exploration of what social mechanics in the city complicate citizens' attempts to be free of poverty and homelessness.

CIFF44 Screenings

Tower City Cinemas

Thursday, March 26, 2020 at 9:45 PM ET

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

Shorts Program
Local Heroes Shorts Program 1


James Carney, Connor Fairfield, Osgar Nugent, Richard Perrins, Matthew Shanahan

Nicholas Kuhar

Doug Camp, Jack Dougher, Mason Heben, Garrett Kirkpatrick, Ezekiel Schmiedl, Bryan Cundiff, Bryaden Makar, Gabe Stephens, Ben Smyser

Mason Heben, Garrett Kirkpatrick, Matthew Shanahan, Zeke Schmiedl and the IB Film Cohort of 2020

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