The Chagrin Documentary Film Festival Announces Film Lineup

The Chagrin Documentary Film Festival Announces Film Lineup

The Chagrin Documentary Film Festival is proud to announce the film lineup for the fifth annual event being held Oct. 8 to Oct. 12, 2014 in Chagrin Falls, OH. Selected films represent the work of filmmakers from 20 countries and focus on a wide range of thought-provoking topics. Tickets go on sale Sept. 1 at

Following is the official lineup of films for the Fifth Annual Chagrin Documentary Film Festival:

Environmental Documentaries: North into the Mist - Directed by Neil Weisbrod (Israel, Norway), Of Land and Water - Directed by Henry Brown and Jose De Leon (USA), Raising Shrimp - Directed by Joe Cunningham (USA), SlingShot - Directed by Paul Lazarus (Ghana, Paraguay, USA), The Wisdom to Survive: Climate Change, Capitalism & Community - Directed by Anne Macksoud (USA), Urban Fruit - Directed by Roman Zenz (USA), Walking in Two Worlds - Directed by Bo Boudart (USA)

Human Spirit Documentaries: Alive Inside - Directed by Michael Rossato-Bennett (USA), Do You Believe in Love? - Directed by Dan Wasserman (Israel), Perfect Strangers - Directed by Jan Krawitz (USA), Project: Shattered Silence - Directed by Colleen Hamilton (USA), Raising Matty Christian - Directed by Christian de Rezendes (USA), Tapia - Directed by Eddie Alcanzar (USA), The Forgotten Soldier - Directed by Balazs Ravasz (Germany, Hungary), Zemene - Directed by Melissa Donovan (Ethiopia, USA)

Local Interest Documentaries: A Whole Lott More - Directed by Victor Buhler (USA, United Kingdom), An Adoptee Roared in Ohio - Directed by Jean Strauss (USA), Facing Forward: A Student's Story - Directed by Laura Paglin (USA), Mentor - Directed by Alix Lambert (USA), Perseverance: The Story of Dr. Billy Taylor - Directed by Dan Chace (USA), The Steel Fired Story of Chef Nowak - Directed by David Purpera (USA), The Sax Man - Directed by Joe Siebert (USA), What's a Checker? - Directed by Benjamin Merkel (USA)

Social Awareness Documentaries: A Simple Piece of Paper - Directed by Jean Strauss (USA), Before the Revolution - Directed by Dan Shadur (Israel), Hotline - Directed by Tony Shaff (USA), In The Shadow of the Sun - Directed by Harry Freeland (United Kingdom), Poverty, Inc. - Directed by Michael Matheson Miller (USA), Private Violence - Directed by Cynthia Hill (USA), Return to Homs - Directed by Talal Derki (Syria, Germany), Rhythms of Resistance - Directed by Jason O'Hara (Brazil, Canada), Shell Shocked - Directed by John Richie (USA), Tears & Blood Behind Made in China - Directed by Xiaomu Qiao (Belgium, China, Swaziland, USA), The Lives of LaMott Atkins - Directed by Robert Philipson (USA), Unconditional - Directed by Kelly McKenna (USA)

On The Lighter Side Documentaries: Dizzy Fingers: The Life of Joe Soprani - Directed by Dom Hilton (USA), GreasePaint - Directed by Daniel Espeut (USA), Hava Nagila (The Movie) - Directed by Roberta Grossman (USA), Lunch - Directed by Donna Kanter (USA), Straight Up: Tennessee Whiskey - Directed by Eric Byford (USA), The Last Kamikazis of Heavy Metal - Directed by Marina Grozdanova, Biliana Grozdanova (USA), Todd Who? - Directed by Ian Abercromby, Gavin Bond (Australia), Tom Rush: No Regrets - Directed by Todd Kwait (USA)