Dedicated to educating audiences and empowering talented filmmakers to tell their stories.
The Festival is a five day celebration of the art of documentary film, at venues in and around the century village of Chagrin Falls, Ohio. This inspiring event draws audiences from all over Northeast Ohio, the US and the world to experience documentary films and the compelling art and culture they highlight.
"The entire team at CDFF put on one of the best documentary film festivals in America. They treat the filmmakers like royalty and the entire town gets behind the festival making it a truly unforgettable experience." - 2019 Filmmaker
“just what the human spirit is capable of...”
The Chagrin Documentary Film Festival is dedicated to David Ponce
and to all of the talented filmmakers who share their stories with us at this Festival.
The Chagrin Documentary Film Festival is presented annually by
Fevered Dreams Productions, a 501c3 non-profit organization dedicated to educating audiences and empowering talented filmmakers to tell their stories.