Documentary: If These Walls Could Talk (2017) Directed by Chris Webb
What would happen if abandoned houses in Cleveland had voices? What stories would 100-year-old structures tell if they had the opportunity and chance to do so? If These Walls Could Talk is an interactive documentary experience like no other. This feature-length documentary highlights Northeast Ohio's history, present problems and future solutions from the innovative perspective of three vacant homes on Cleveland's East Side. Using a unique blend of 2 and 3-D animation, live action, and documentary elements, this film is geared to educate and entertain all ages; crafted to enter schools and neighborhoods with meaningful themes of purpose, perseverance and pride in one's roots. Written, Directed, Edited and Starring Chris Webb, this film was made possible through the Community Partnership for Arts and Culture, Cuyahoga Arts and Culture, The Cleveland Leadership Center and National Arts Strategies.