CIFF47: PSQ March 22 – April 1, 2023 | Streams April 2 – April 9, 2023

Cat Daddies

Year: 2021
Country: USA
Language: English
Run Time: 89 minutes

Cat Daddies
Cat Daddies
Cat Daddies
Cat Daddies

Whoever said a dog was man’s best friend certainly didn’t have the patience for cats and their, at times, aloof capacity for love and companionship. Director Mye Hoang’s documentary CAT DADDIES serves as evidence that the bond between human and feline is more than meets the stereotypical eye. Told through the stories of men across different geographic and demographic backgrounds, CAT DADDIES at its core is woven together through its subjects’ deep and undying bond with their furry comrades, complete with sumptuous glamour shots of these gentle, majestic animals. Through its runtime, the film meanders into explorations of loneliness, masculinity, and community. The film takes us from Flame, the fire station superstar who wins over the hearts of a gaggle of gruff men, to Lucky, the sweet cat who keeps David company as he navigates housing and illness during the COVID-19 pandemic. Cats feel like home to people, and this film is a testament to the infinite ways in which cats can enrich lives. And for the record, this film shows that you truly CAN herd cats and do it successfully. —B.R. (a cat dad himself)

CIFF46 Screenings

Mimi Ohio Theatre

Thursday, March 31, 2022 at 4:55 PM

Friday, April 01, 2022 at 11:50 AM

CIFF46 Streams On Demand

Sunday, April 10, 2022 at 11:00 AM -
Sunday, April 17, 2022 at 11:59 PM

Streams Access: United States and US Territories
Accessibility (?)
Closed Captions: Yes
Audio Description: No
English Subtitles: No

Related Event
46th CIFF College Program

Ad Hoc Docs Competition
Reel Women Direct Award for Excellence in Directing by a Woman


Mye Hoang

Dave Boyle, Nobu Nagatsuma

Rob Bennett

Dave Boyle, Mye Hoang

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Cleveland Animal Protective League

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