On Wednesday, March 14 from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., WKSU joins with the
John S. and James L. Knight Foundation and the Cleveland Film Society to
give Akron movie lovers an exclusive preview of this year's collection
of outstanding American and independent cinema offered during the 36th
Cleveland International Film Festival.
One of WKSU's most
anticipated annual events, the party begins at 5:30 p.m. at the Akron
Civic Theatre in downtown Akron (veterans know that the early bird gets
the best spot in the hors d'oeurves line).
This free event
features snacks, a cash bar, and the debut of the trailer for the 36th
CIFF - plus, copies of the program guide so you can make your festival
There will be a presentation on the Civic's big screen featuring clips from 2012 CIFF films and a selection of short subjects.
Everyone in attendance can enter drawings for exciting prizes - including a pair of All-Access passes for the 36th CIFF!
theatre is located at 182 S. Main St. and there is plenty of city
parking nearby, which is free after 6 p.m. The 36th CIFF returns to
Tower City Cinemas at Tower City Center in downtown Cleveland from March
22 through April 1. For more on the festival, visit
Please RSVP at wksu.org
if you plan on attending the free preview party. You are not required
to print a voucher, but your response helps to create a headcount for