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Lake Effect

The con is on!  The 6th Annual Lake Effect Comic Book Convention will be held on Sunday May 31st 2015 at the Atlas Cinema Great Lakes Stadium 16 in Mentor! As always, admission is free. Show hours are 10am-5pm.

Breaking News!  Lake Effect is proud to announce a convention exclusive cover for Dynamite Comics Swords of Sorrow #1.  This exclusive edition will be limited to 500 copies and will only be available through Comics and Friends.

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Confirmed Guests: Craig Tucker , Chris Branick, Chris Lambert, Gary Dumm , Dave Nestler, David Russell, Jason Liccardi, Marty Hirchak, NJJ Studios, and Tom Batiuk. The Panel Discussions have continued to grow in attendance and popularity.  We plan to expand them for 2015!

Don't forget the ever popular costume contests! Come as your favorite character.







Mr. Lambert

In celebration of the 100th anniversary of the life of acclaimed filmmaker Orson Welles, On the evening of Thursday June 4th, Mr. Christopher Lambert, as Orson Welles, will share behind the scenes stories and answer questions. Mr. Lambert is a local author and historian that is renowned for his expertise on the life and times of Orson Welles. He is well known for his performances and lectures. This is a FREE event at the Atlas Great Lakes Stadium 16 in Mentor. His performance will begin at about 6pm, running for approx. 60-70 minutes. After a brief intermission, we will then present the Orson Welles Classic:

Touch of Evil


Directed by Orson Welles. With Charlton Heston, Janet Leigh, and Welles. A corrupt, corpulent cop locks horns with a Mexican narcotics agent in this lurid tale of drugs, kidnapping, and murder in a sleazy American border town. 1998 restoration.

USA, 1958/98, b&w, 35mm, 112 min.

Library staff will be on hand during the event with movies and books available for check out. Learn more about Orson Welles with the Mentor Public Library.

Check back for updates on this exciting FREE event!




The CLEVELAND ITALIAN FILM FESTIVAL is the first independent film festival to exclusively showcase award winning films from Italy.
2015 -SEPT. 17 - OCT. 15
Atlas Cinemas Eastgate 10
ALL film tickets & film pre-film parties SOLD IN ADVANCE. 216-456-8117
New this year: Co-presentation with the Cleveland Jewish Film Fest for a terrific film "My Italian Secret" A riveting true story of Italian citizens who risked their own lives to defy the Nazis, saving 80% of the Italian Jews in Italy. A riveting true story of Italian citizens who risked their own lives to defy the Nazis, saving 80% of the Italian Jews. Among those spotlighted is Tour de France champion cyclist Gino Bartali who smuggled fake identity documents in the frame of his bicycle for Jews hiding in convents and monasteries. Another gripping story highlights Dr. Giovanni Borromeo who invented a fictitious disease at the hospital where he hid Jews resulting in the Nazis not entering the hospital in fear of contracting the ‘disease.’ A captivating film of forgotten Italian heroes of nobility, clergy, farmers, diplomats and ordinary people whose great courage and empathy for their fellow human beings overcame their fear of being caught. Narrated by Isabella Rossellini.

For updated information about this year's films, tickets and parties, visit the festival Facebook page by clicking here.



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