The Greater Cleveland Urban Film Festival (GCUFF) showcases regional, national and international urban culture and provides a platform for talented minority independent filmmakers, screenwriters and actors of greater Cleveland. GCUFF was established in 2012 and is dedicated to increasing awareness and dialog around important issues and stories from within our community, while offering educational opportunities to encourage and inspire students and individuals interested in pursuing a career in the film industry. We offer film screenings, panel discussions, workshops and community engagement opportunities. GCUFF is for you. GCUFF is for everyone!

Frequently Asked Questions

When will the film schedule be posted?

We are working hard to post the schedule as soon as possible.  We will alert the community through our email alerts and social media as soon as it is posted – stay tuned for details coming soon!

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Where are the film screenings?

The film screenings take place at the Shaker Square Cinemas, located at 13116 Shaker Square, Cleveland, OH 44120. (Phone: 216-921-9342; Map)

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Where can I pick up my passes or tickets?

You can pick your passes and tickets up at the Shaker Square Cinema box office.

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Where can I stay?

There are several hotels in the University Circle neighborhood, which is near the cinema: the Glidden House, Marriott Courtyard Cleveland University Circle, and the Double Tree Tudor Arms Hotel.

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Greater Cleveland Urban Film Festival would like to invite you to submit your film for consideration for our 2016 GCUFF season.