Short Sweet Film Fest

Wednesday, Feb 24, 2021 at 7:00pm

Alex Theatre
2017 East 9th Street
Cleveland, OH 44101

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The Short. Sweet. Film Fest. strives to showcase the best local, national, and international films from up-and-coming filmmakers. What better way to watch independent cinema then in the stunning Alex Theater at the Metropolitan at the 9 while enjoying a cool beer or cocktail with some delicious food?. The following films will be screened in-person at the 2021 Short. Sweet. Film Fest. Many of these films, as well as others, will be available to screen on-demand for free.


7:00pm - 9:00pm: Opening Night Program

Director: Jessy Leigh

A Mother takes her Daughter to get a horse for an upcoming competition; a hobbyhorse competition.

7 Steps to Inspire Creative Writing
Director: Zebulon Griffin

A politely crazed fan secretly intervenes in the life of her new favorite novelist. Her clandestine actions yield unintended consequences driving the author to the brink of madness.

Alive Day
Director: Lindsay O'Keefe

Against incredible odds, a young swimmer tells her inspiring story.

For Love
Director: George Tutie

His wife has been kidnapped and now he must do whatever it takes to get her back.

The Retribution
Director: Evelyn Smits

A strange humming sound may bring on the rapture via the children of the world.

Wind Chimes
Director: Pauline Nowakowski

Simone prepares for her best friends 50th Birthday - it's more than just birthday.

50 Little Birds
Director: Hannah Lindgren

Indiana folk artist Geoff Davis reflects on his childhood, career, mental health, and how he found peace through reconnecting with his life’s purpose.

I Have to Go
Director: Karanja Yorke, Mens-Sana Tamakloe

Aziz is put to the test when a mysterious woman lays claim to Aziz's soul. His only savior is his brother Femi, whose love would do anything to save his brothers life.

Summer, 16
Director: Vahan Bedelian

While playing Pokémon Go and driving, a reckless gamer runs over a mysterious creature. But when he gets out to inspect the damage, he is pulled away by the sight of an in-game lure that has been set down a dark alley.

Spurs and Dolls
Director: Kinsley Funari, Josh Miller

Our story begins in your typical Wild West stand-off. But as our hero Deputy challenges The Brimstone Kid, it starts to become obvious this shoot off will be anything but typical.

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