Jennifer Reeder’s Signature Move (82 minutes) will open CIF+VF — the oldest film festival in the United States — on Wednesday, April 19 at 7:00pm at the Wexner Center for the Arts (1871 N. High St. on The Ohio State University campus). Signature Move, which made its premiere at SXSW in March, was named one of the 50 most anticipated films of 2017 by Filmmaker Magazine. Featuring an opening reception with hors d'oeuvres and a cash bar, starting at 5:30 p.m., and a Q&A with director Jennifer Reeder following the screening of the film. Purchase tickets for Signature Move and explore dozens of films and shorts listed below. (CCAD students, faculty, and staff with valid IDs, register for tickets here for Signature Move.)

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Experimental films will play continuously during the festival. Admission for the experimental films is free, so festival attendees can immerse themselves in the films at any time. Films include:

Ruins of Time by Mathieu Peteul – 9 minutes, 12 seconds

Motions 1-4 by Will Klein – 4 minutes, 21 seconds

Slaps by Dan Robert Lahiani – 8 minutes, 37 seconds

Indefinite Pitch by James N. Kienitz Wilkins – 23 minutes

See a Dog, Hear a Dog by Jesse McClean – 17 minutes, 40 seconds

Visions of an Island by Sky Hopinka – 15 minutes

Day After Day by Anthony Ing – 11 minutes, 30 seconds