ArtsWave helps fund Cindependent Film Festival!


Cincinnati OH - (June 25, 2018) - CIFF and the Cindepedent Film Festival are thrilled to be included in the latest round of grants from ArtsWave’s 2018 Community Campaign!

On Friday, ArtsWave announced the final recipients of their Catalyzing Impact Grants and CIFF (the nonprofit parent organization and presenter of CFF) received $11,250 toward their mission.

“We are proud to support the Cindependent Film Festival through the ArtsWave Community Campaign, since it drives our goals of boosting Cincinnati as a great place for the arts and bringing people together,” notes ArtsWave President & CEO Alecia Kintner.

The grant will help fund the multi-genre film festival in numerous ways, including bringing filmmakers to Cincinnati to interact with their audience directly. Tickets are on sale NOW for the Cindependent Film Festival. Details and ticket prices and other details for individual film blocks, day passes and VIP packages are available at


The Cindependent Film Festival is presented by CIFF, a nonprofit organization whose mission is to create a home for independent filmmaking in Cincinnati, Ohio. CIFF strives to bring professional resources to filmmakers so as to cultivate the entrepreneurial spirit of filmmaking. CIFF will provide community camaraderie, drawing filmmakers from around Ohio, the US, and the world, educating the community in the art and craft of filmmaking.

The Cindependent Film Festival will be held Thursday through Sunday, August 23-25, 2018 at the Woodward Theater, MOTR Pub and the Mini MicroCinema in Over-the-Rhine. Submissions are being accepted through FilmFreeway until July 3. Official Selections will be announced on July 4, 2018: Cindependence Day!   

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