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"Best of the Fest" January 25th, 2020
Chagrin Cinemas
3pm - 9pm
Spend the Day with CDFF! - See all Three Films for $30.00
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Individual Films - $12.00

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The Woman Who Loves Giraffes
Woman in Motion

You Only Die Twice
2019 Audience Choice Award Winner

Thursday, February 6th 
7:00 PM
Mandel Jewish Community Center (Stonehill Auditoruim)


in partnership with the Jewish Film Festival and the Jewish Community Center


Directed by Yair Lev and David Deri

Austria, Croatia, Israel, 88 minutes

Follow documentarian Yair Lev as he sets out on a personal and historical journey to uncover the truth behind the man who stole his grandfather’s identity during WW2. Spurred by an unexpected inheritance requiring proof of family. Two death certificates for one man are revealed, sparking Lev’s detective work. Lev shares archival documents that peel back the layers of this mystery person. This ‘whodunit’ film not only contains a daunting mystery but also evolves into a drama of survival and love.

Degas, Cassatt, the Terrible Children of Impressionism

Tuesday, February 18th 
5:00 - 7:00 PM
Hamlet Clubhouse (324 Hamlet Hills Dr)




Wednesday, February 19th

6:00 - 8:00 PM

Hamlet Clubhouse (324 Hamlet Hills Dr)


in partnership with Hamlet Village

Please join us for an evening of French wines, appetizers and an introduction by Felicia Zavarella Stadelman followed by the screening of this documentary film produced for French cultural television. 

Degas, Cassatt, the Terrible is directed by Catherine Aventuier with the assistance of Felicia Zavarella of The Eyes of the Artist Lecture Series.

Edgar Degas and Mary Cassatt are two impressionists painters and the influenced each other in their works of art. Yet these two have woven a rare friendship for nearly 30 years, a surprising friendship and mostly unknown. Not the kind of friendship that binds a teacher to his pupil, as it has often been said, but a deep and sincere friendship between two colleagues. Mary Cassatt, the feminist, and Edgar Degas, the misogynist.

"Celebrating Black History Month" February 20th, 2020
Location: Federated Church
7pm - 9pm
Tickets - $12.00
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The films will be followed by a discussion with organizations to identify how the topics in these impactful films are being addressed locally.

"Family Day" March 1st, 2020
Chagrin Falls Intermediate School (CFIS)
3pm - 6pm
Tickets - $12.00
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