FILM Welcome ..the 41st Cleveland International Film Festival!
29 George Gund III Memorial Central and Eastern European Competition .
30 Nesnadny Schwartz Portrait Documentary Competition .
40 Distinguished Award of Appreciation, Awards Artists .
Included in this year’s George Gund III Memorial Central and Eastern European Competition are: FILM TITLE PAGE AFTERIMAGE.
He spends most of his free time cooking, reading, and watching films with his husband and two boys.
In 2014 he helped create the Orcas Island Film Festival as a Festival Co-Director and Chief Curator.
He also led SIFF’s expansion into year-round exhibition, making SIFF the leading independent arthouse exhibitor in Seattle by saving two historic cinemas along with the With generous support from: George Gund III (1937-2013) creation of a new flagship Film Center.
She has been a panelist and juror for numerous national and international organizations and festivals and has lectured at Parsons School of Design, Pratt Institute, Cinéfondation Residence in Paris, and the Reina Sofia Museum in Madrid. Carl Spence began his festival career at the Seattle International Film Festival in 1994, helping grow the Festival to become one of the largest film events in North America over the past two decades.
Marian is on the film panel of the Princess Grace Foundation, which awards scholarships and fellowships to emerging artists, and she is a member of New York Women in Film and Television, serving on the committee for NYWIFT’s Women’s Film Preservation Fund. in Cinema Studies from NYU and writes on film and media for various publications.
For over 25 years at the Film Society of Lincoln Center she programmed new and retrospective series and monthly programs, organized education initiatives, established programs for emerging filmmakers, and served on the selection committees for the New York Film Festival and, with the Museum of Modern Art, New Directors/ New Films.
Marian Masone is a film festival programmer and media strategist, currently working as a film curator for the worldrenowned art fair Art Basel and as a producing consultant for Jump Cut Creative.