LADD International Film Festival Over-the-Rhine Named “World’s 25 Coolest Film Festivals”

CINCINNATI-(COMMERCIAL WIRE)-This day MovieMaker Magazine. published a list of the “25 best film festivals in the world”. The Over-the-Rhine International Film Festival, founded by LADD, a Cincinnati-based nonprofit serving adults with developmental disabilities, was included in this very select group. The Outre-Rhin International Film Festival, since its creation four years ago, has become the main national film festival for diversity organized by the disabled community. A jury of seven award-winning independent film critics, filmmakers, curators and directors attended international film festivals to select festivals that offer unforgettable experiences and exceptional films. “The Outre-Rhin Film Festival is newer but powerful. By highlighting disabled and marginalized filmmakers, the festival works hard to promote films,” said the Emmy Award-winning filmmaker and jury member. filmmakers “The 25 Coolest Film Festivals in the World 2022” by Ms. Iman Zawahry.

The fourth Over-the-Rhin International Film Festival took place in 2022. on July 7-10; Over a hundred films from around the world were submitted for consideration at this year’s festival. Awards were presented in the narrative, documentary and student categories, in addition to two special awards created in partnership with the Cincinnati Underground Railroad National Freedom Center and the Harriet Beecher Stowe House.

In response to the hon MovieMaker Magazine.Molly Lyons, director of the Outre-Rhin International Film Festival, said: “We are delighted that the work LADD and the film festival have done to create an inclusive community is being recognized on a national scale. And by association, Greater Cincinnati is recognized as “awesome” for the support this community has given to these films, the filmmakers, and LADD’s mission and vision. »

filmmaker dedicated to the art and craft of filmmaking. Film Freeway’s “Top 25 World Film Festivals 2022” list appears in its summer edition. The criminal is Emily star Aubrey Plaza on the cover and online at

Other film festivals filmmaker“25 Coolest 2022 world film festivals’ are:

– Austin Film Festival

– Busan International Film Festival (South Korea)

– Frameline Film Festival (San Francisco)

– Chattanooga Film Festival (Tennessee)

– II Ritrovat Cinema (Bologna, Italy)

-Key West Film Festival

– Luxembourg City Film Festival

– Mammoth Lakes Film Festival (California)

– Marrakesh International Film Festival (Morocco)

– Zurich Film Festival (Switzerland)

About the Outre-Rhin International Film Festival

Outre-Rhin International Film Festival, presented LADD, is the premier diversity film festival in the United States organized by the disability community. The festival is founded by the Saul Schottenstein B Foundation and presented by P&G. The festival showcases stories that celebrate the human spirit, giving audiences a platform to see through the eyes of others. More information at

About LADD

Guided by the belief that every person has abilities and worth, LADD enables adults with intellectual disabilities to live, work and socialize. Founded in 1975, the Cincinnati nonprofit now supports more than 650 adults with disabilities through meaningful housing, employment and community engagement programs. Learn more about

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