Film: Emerald Paradise - Fly-Fishing in the Soča Valley. Part tutorial, a smidge of travelog, and all love letter, this breathtaking film will transport viewers to the heart of the Slovenian Alps, into the pristine waters of the Soca Valley’s fairytale rivers. A fly-fisherman with balletic-like skills, narrates with a genuine passion for the sport. Celebrating this beautiful region, EMERALD PARADISE provides a glimpse into this incredible natural habitat. Event: Kick off the festival with an evening of Slovenian culture. Guests will enjoy Slovenian songs, wine, food and home baked goods supplied by the Consulate General of the Republic of Slovenia. Hosted by Best Food Friends/Sylvia Debick. Co-sponsored by Jan Paulich Jones and Ann Gelehrter.
The Chagrin Documentary Film Festival is dedicated to educating audiences and empowering talented filmmakers to tell their stories. The Festival is a five day celebration of the art of documentary film, at venues in and around the century village of Chagrin Falls, Ohio. This inspiring event draws audiences from all over Northeast Ohio, the US and the world to experience documentary films and the compelling art and culture they highlight.