Cincinnati World Cinema & Cindependent Film Festival

Best of 2023 Cindependent Film Festival

October  10 – 17 – 24
Shorts, Comedy, Documentary

Award Winners with audience discussion after each screening
Screening on Tuesdays in October, click on the film title below for complete details.

  1. Best of the Short Films: (multiple categories) NOTE: this screening has been postponed, new date TBD.
  2. BOOKED Best of Fest Award: hilarious comedy Tuesday October 17
  3. CITIZEN SLEUTH Excellence in Filmmaking Award: gripping true crime documentary Tuesday October 24.

Post Film Discussions:
Festival director Allyson West will join us for the Shorts.
Festival board member Jack Crumley will join us for Booked.
Festival lead curator Jonny Shenk will join us for Citizen Sleuth.


“THE BEST OF THE 2023 CINDEPENDENT FILM FESTIVAL”  Three Tuesdays in October offering shorts, comedy and documentary from the festival.

THE GARFIELD THEATRE, 719 Race St., Cincinnati, OH 45202. Google Map    Garfield Parking Options

Tuesday Oct 10, Short Films, 7 pm POSTPONED
Tuesday Oct 17, Comedy, 7 pm
Tuesday Oct 10, Documentary, 7 pm

Adult Tickets are $10.00 in advance, $15.00 at the door. Student Tickets are $8.00 in advance, $12.00 at the door. Advance tix are available online via the Tix Button, and by phone at (859) 957-3456.

The Garfield is ADA accessible. ADA details and Covid-19 safety information can be found on the CWC Policies Page.

Outside food and drink is not allowed in the theatre.
Purchase of a ticket confirms acceptance by the purchaser that the presenter/host and their staff will not be liable for any loss, damage, action, claim, cost or expenses which may arise in the consequence of attendance at this event.
Purchaser declares that they will not attend unless in good health on the day of the event. Further, purchaser understands it is impossible to guarantee that they will not be exposed to Covid-19 and will attend at their own risk.

It couldn’t be easier – across the street from the Garfield Theatre, you’ll find the Butcher & Barrel, home of delicious shareables, salads, entrees, sides and desserts, plus excellent wine, craft beer and mixed drinks.

CWC patrons receive a 15% discount on their order, excluding alcohol; menu is on the website. Reservations are strongly recommended, especially if you are dining between weekend sessions. You should present your online confirmation or ticket from the event, and let your server know if there are time constraints. The discount is valid only for the date of ticket.

HOURS: MON-TUE, closed; WED-THS, 4-10 pm; FRI-SAT, 4-12 am; SUN, 4-10 pm. The kitchen closes one hour before the restaurant, every night. Hours and menu subject to change – check the website before booking. RESERVATIONS: 513-954-8974 or

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