4th Annual Toledo International Film Festival (TIFF) Set For November 16-18

Daily Dose  |  11/07/2018 2:00 pm

Tickets are now on sale for the fourth annual Toledo International Film Festival (TIFF) hosted by the Ohio Theatre and Event Center and Welcome Toledo-Lucas County (TLC). Join us to check out seven films from around the globe on the weekend of November 16, 17, and 18 (Friday, Saturday, and Sunday). The festival runs until 9:30 p.m. on Friday and Saturday and 5 p.m. on Sunday. Tickets purchased before Friday, November 9, will receive the early bird discount price.

The TIFF is a community-driven festival that celebrates cultural diversity and international understanding through film, food, and performances. TIFF sponsors include the University of Toledo, Jewish Federation of Greater Toledo, Toledo Museum of Art, Toledo Tango Club, Hull & Associates, Inc., and Latino Alliance of Northwest Ohio.

Light refreshments from area immigrant and ethnic restaurants will offer light refreshments and snacks while popcorn, and other items can be purchased at the concessions stand. A cash bar also will be available. Performances from local ethnic and international performance groups will be paired with all seven films, and programs including speaker panels and spoken word performance will be provided for selected films to encourage dialogue and conversation.

Early Bird Ticket Discount Prices are now available until November 9:

1 Film Block with Food and Program: $12

1 Film Block for Students: $8

1 Passport (three-day weekend pass): $60

General Ticket Prices will be:

1 Film Block with Food and Program: $15

1 Film Block for Students: $10

1 Passport: $75

Advance tickets can be purchased online at www.ohiotheatretoledo.org/tiff 

Friday, November 16, 6 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

6 p.m. – Doors Open

7 p.m. – Program & Performance

8 p.m. – Morris from America (2016, Germany, 91 min)

Saturday, November 17, Doors open at noon and program ends at 9:30 p.m.

1 p.m. – The Tiniest Place (2011, El Salvador, Mexico, 108 min)

2:45 p.m. – Film Discussion

3:30 p.m. – Performance

4 p.m. – Felicite (2017, Senegal, 129 min)

6:30 p.m. – Performance

8 p.m. – Have a Nice Day (2017, China, 77 min)

Sunday, November 18, Doors open at noon and program ends at 5 p.m.

1 p.m. – Her (Kosovo, 2018, 12 minutes)

1:15 p.m. – Facing the Wall (2017, Israel, Ethiopia, 26 min)

1:45 p.m. – Discussion

2:30 p.m. – Performance

3 p.m. – Solitaire (2016, Lebanon, 92 minutes)

TIFF Sponsors include the Board of Lucas County Commissioners, Toledo City Paper, Jewish Federation of Greater Toledo, Advocates for Basic Legal Equality (ABLE), Legal Aid of Western Ohio (LAWO), University of Toledo’s Confucius Institute and Center for International Studies and Programs, Toledo Museum of Art, Stop and Go, Fair Housing Center, Delta Sigma Theta, Toledo Lucas County Public Library, Toledo Tango Club, Hull & Associates, Inc., Lathrop Co., and Bowling Green State University’s World Languages and Cultures Department, Film and Theatre Department, and School of Cultural and Critical Studies, Latino Alliance of Northwest Ohio, and Stanley’s Market.

The Toledo International Film Festival is presented by the Ohio Theatre and Event Center and Welcome Toledo-Lucas County. For more information on each film, please see the Ohio Theatre website at www.ohiotheatretoledo.org/tiff .



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