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All Rise: A Festival of Film and Law Returns This Fall!

CSU's New "All Rise' Film Fest Examines Intersection of Law, FilmmakingCleveland State University announces next installment of film festival intersecting cinema and law October 16 - 20

All Rise: A Festival of Film & Law is back! Following last year’s successful inaugural event, CSU is pleased to present another slate of films, exploring the intersection of film and law. Five films will be presented at 5 p.m. across five days, October 16 – 20. Panel discussions and a diverse selection of guest speakers at each event serve as a catalyst for compelling conversations surrounding cinema, law and justice.

The festival takes place at Playhouse Square with screenings at the Westfield Studio Theater, the CSU School of Film & Media Arts, and the CSU College of Law. All Rise: A Festival of Film and Law is hosted by the CSU School of Film & Media Arts in partnership with the CSU College of Law with generous support from Lee and Ageleke Zapis

The event intends to bring together audiences through compelling conversations celebrating cinema and law.

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