Sick Deals in Cleveland Heights to Celebrate Bitcoin Film Premiere

Friday night, Cleveland will premiere The Rise and Rise of Bitcoin, a new documentary exploring the revolutionary cryptocurrency at the Cedar Lee. Cleveland Heights is rolling out the red carpet coupons to celebrate. 

Scene spoke with Daniel Mross, one of the filmmakers, for this week's Facetime interview. And it turns out he's not the only one who's psyched by the momentum of the bitcoin community in Cleveland. The CEO of the film's distributor (Michael Murphy, of Gravitas Ventures) relocated to Cleveland from L.A. to grow his film company, but has been overwhelmed by the aura of the Cleveland's eastern inner-ring suburb. 

"After some due diligence, we discovered a very vibrant community of technologists and entrepreneurs in our back yard," Murphy said in an interview with "The Cedar Lee has always been a great venue for independent cinema and a lot of Gravitas films play there. It's been great to collaborate with them on The Rise and Rise of Bitcoin." 

Though we highly recommend the film, (and the pre-premiere party and "Bitcoin 101" session with Bitcoin Boulevard entrepreneur Nikhil Chand at the Wine Spot), we also recommend taking advantage of the deals along Lee Road all weekend and into next week. 

ALL DEALS FROM 10/3-10/9
The Katz Club Diner
: Mention Bitcoin, order a diner burger and get a complimentary house made dessert or shake. Any payment method accepted.

Sweetie Fry: Order French fries or ice cream, show movie stub or pay with bitcoin and you are entered in a raffle to win 25 free scoops.

The Wine Spot: Show ticket stub and purchase a beverage, receive 25% off cheese plate.

Parnell’s Pub: Show ticket stub or mention Bitcoin, receive $1 off beverages.

Revive: Mention Bitcoin, receive 10% off any apparel, plus an additional 5% off if you pay with Bitcoin.

Mitchell’s Chocolates: Show ticket stub or pay in Bitcoin, receive 5% off.
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Sam Allard

Sam Allard is the Senior Writer at Scene, in which capacity he covers politics and power and writes about movies when time permits. He's a graduate of the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University and the NEOMFA at Cleveland State. Prior to joining Scene, he was encamped in Sarajevo, Bosnia, on an...
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