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Special screening of the award winning documentary, Forced Perspective Film.

'Forced Perspective' is an intimate character portrait of iconic Cleveland artist, Derek Hess, by filmmaker Nick Cavalier. From Derek’s early Euclid Tavern concert posters to his expressive fine art pieces, the film is a journey through Derek’s struggle w alcoholism and bipolar disorder and how these demons have influenced his artwork.

Following the film will be an intimate audience Q&A with artist Derek Hess, artist manager & producer Martin Geramita, and director Nick Cavalier, along with a meet-and-greet / book signing.

ABOUT Acting Out! Three-Day Arts Fest for Mental Health Awareness

Acting Out! is a three-day arts fest for mental health awareness. A portion of the proceeds to benefit NAMI Greater Cleveland. The festival runs October 19th - 21st.


The brainchild of Derek Hess and Martin Geramita, the mission of Acting Out! Fest is to help remove the stigmas surrounding mental illness, dual diagnosis and addiction through a special series of art, comedy, film, panel discussion and music events.

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'Forced Perspective' screens here ONE NIGHT ONLY, 8:30pm Oct 20th. Tickets are available at our box office or online at
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By: Capitol Theatre