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CWC Mission

The mission of the Cincinnati World Cinema is educational and cultural: to provide the community with outstanding motion pictures that explore the human condition and celebrate cultural diversity.

Our Focus

Cincinnati World Cinema is an AVO (All Volunteer Organization) presenting films that otherwise might not be seen on a big screen in this market, including international, documentary, American independent, live-action and animated shorts and locally-produced works.

We are committed to the importance of films that inform and educate, as well as entertain. We believe in cinema as a collective experience on a large screen with a film community sharing a common bond extending from the onscreen experience to the discussions which flow afterward. To enhance the educational experience, our post-film discussions are led by local authorities, CWC staff, and/or filmmakers.

Cincinnati World Cinema collaborates with arts, cultural and educational organizations to curate and co-present individual films or thematic collections consistent with the CWC mission. When appropriate, we offer multi-disciplinary events, combining film with live music, theatre segments, readings, etc.

In the process of exploring the human condition, our films touch on a broad spectrum of cultural and societal issues. Films presented by CWC are offered in the public interest and do not signify organizational endorsement of any issue, cause or group.

Using This Website

Navigation of the CWC site is simple, with one or two clicks to get you where you want to be. Coming, current and recent films are listed separately on the home page, and each film event has dedicated page of its own, including synopses, film notes, trailers, director and discussion leader bios, reviews, etc.

To view event pages for current films, use the link in the red box on the home page that says Click here for film and ticket details. You can also use the internal Search function, on the home page.

Copyright & Fair Use Notice

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© 2020 Cincinnati World Cinema. All rights reserved.
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Most of the third party material on this site consists of still photos, trailers and related items provided by filmmakers, studios and distributors. In addition, this site contains some copyrighted material the use of which has not always been specifically authorized by the copyright owner. We make such material available in our efforts to advance understanding of educational, cultural, human rights, economic, and social justice issues, etc. We believe this constitutes a "fair use" of any such copyrighted material as provided for in section 107 of the US Copyright Law.

In any event, CWC does not claim ownership of any third-party materials – all copyrights accrue to their respective owners. If you wish to use copyrighted material from this site for purposes of your own that go beyond "fair use," you must obtain permission from the copyright owner.

If you see something on this site that belongs to you or should otherwise be credited, please contact us and we will verify and insert appropriate credit when possible.

Questions?   Suggestions?

Send an email, via the Contact page. or call (859) 957-3456.