Opening night film "The Drummer and the Keeper" at the Allen Theater in Playhouse Square <span class='image-credits'>Bob Perkoski</span>

[PHOTOS] And...scene! Snapshots from the 42nd Cleveland International Film Festival

From mermaids and burlesque beauties to a full slate of films from all over the world, the 42nd Cleveland International Film Festival is making good on its chosen theme of "Embrace Curiosity." Check out #CIFF42 through FreshWater managing photographer Bob Perkoski's lens.

Actor Jacob McCarthy, Director Nick Kelly and Producer Kate McColgan at Opening Night for the film "The Drummer and the Keeper" at the Allen Theater

Opening night film "The Drummer and the Keeper" at the Allen Theater in Playhouse Square

Opening night film "The Drummer and the Keeper" at the Allen Theater in Playhouse Square

Bill Guentzler, CIFF Artistic Director and Mallory Martin, CIFF Director of Programming & Projection

Opening night film after party at the KeyBank State Theatre in Playhouse Square

Opening night film after party at the KeyBank State Theatre in Playhouse Square





Promotion for the film "Mermaids" at the Tower City fountain
Promotion for the film "Mermaids" at the Tower City fountain


CIFF 42 showing of "Getting Naked: A Burlesque Story" at the Beachland Ballroom

Director of "Getting Naked", James Lester, right with Hazel Honeysuckle featured in the movie

Q & A for "Getting Naked" at the Beachland Ballroom

Hazel Honeysuckle featured in "Getting Naked: A Burlesque Story" performs after the screening at the Beachland
Bella Sin of Ohio Burlesque, sponsor, James Lester, director and Hazel Honeysuckle featured in the film "Getting Naked: A Burlesque Story"



Perspectives - An interactive media and virtual reality experience at CIFF
Perspectives - An interactive media and virtual reality experience at CIFF

Perspectives - An interactive media and virtual reality experience at CIFF

Read more articles by Bob Perkoski.

In addition to his work for Fresh Water, Bob Perkoski is the official photographer for Le Femme Mystique Burlesque and also designed Rust Belt Chic: The Cleveland Anthology as well as Balanced Living magazine (through 2008). His substantial portfolio includes news coverage, portraiture, commercial imagery and fine art. Perkoski's first solo show, These Walks of Life premiered in December 2016 in Negative Space Gallery. Visit Perkoski Photography for complete profile information.   Originally from Conneaut, Ohio, Perkoski now calls the Detroit Shoreway neighborhood home. He has been Fresh Water's managing photographer since the publication's September 2010 inception.   
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