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Awards to 'White God,' 'Walking Under Water'

SARASOTA — After screening more than 200 films, rolling out dozens of red carpets and hosting conversations with the likes of Jane Seymour, Blythe Danner… Read more »


Festival focus on the homeless

SFF hosts discussions following opening night film featuring Richard Gere as a homeless man…… Read more »

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Sarasota Film Festival's Top 10 Movies

Here’s our list of the Top 10 movies being shown at the Sarasota Film Festival, April 10-19… Read more »

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Skyway Film Festival to debut in Bradenton June 12-14

New film fest will debut in Bradenton June 12-14. … Read more »

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Ringling alum wins Oscar for animated 'Feast'

It’s the second Academy Award for Patrick Osborne…. Read more »


Film Festival names new director, programming team

Michael Dunaway, a former juror and celebrity interviewer at the Sarasota Film Festival, replaces Tom Hall, who resigned in July…… Read more »

Sarasota native's film focuses on Lakota tribe

Jonny Cournoyer grew up in Sarasota but spent summers in South Dakota on Rosebud Sioux reservation…. Read more »

Moviemaker reboots Sarasota film program

Tony Stopperan took what worked from the first Summer Feature Film Collaborative and discarded what didn’t…. Read more »

Director Tom Hall leaving Sarasota Film Festival

After 10 years at the SFF helm, Hall accepts a position as executive director of the Montclair Film Festival, closer to his Brooklyn, NY home…… Read more »

Matt Dillon focusing on documentaries

As a filmmaker, he is working on a documentary about one of his loves, Afro-Cuban music. … Read more »


Less glitz, more substance at 2014 Sarasota Film Festival

Attendance was up for the 2014 SFF, which featured fewer celebrities, but a wide variety of independent films…… Read more »

Too-short life inspired film about addiction

‘No Real Than You Are’ isn’t Brandy Meshad’s story. But her story was its spark…. Read more »

At ease before the camera....or in front of a crowded room of fans

Veteran actor Richard Jenkins talks with critic David Edelstein before a screening of John Slattery’s ‘God’s Pocket’…… Read more »


Keeping the secret of 'The One I Love'

A romantic comedy takes a sci-fi twist…… Read more »


'Sewing Hope' among those wounded by the rebel war in Uganda

Sister Rosemary Nyirumbe accepts SFF “Impact Award”… Read more »


Doctor who lost daughters and niece in Israeli tank strike will sign books at Film Festival

Forgiveness doesn’t always come easily. But after losing his three daughters and a niece when an Israeli tank mistakenly fired into their home in 2009,… Read more »

From Sundance to Sarasota: A love of movies

Reporter offers a checklist of must-see films at this year’s Sarasota Film Festival…. Read more »


SFF: 'Last Days in Vietnam' reveals untold chapter of unpopular war

SFF opening night film depicts evacuation from Saigon…… Read more »

Crowdfunding, today's tool for raising money

Brian Meece, founder of RocketHub, the fastest-growing crowdfunding community on the Internet, gives aspiring filmmakers — and other entrepreneurs — a tutorial on how to wage a successful campaign…… Read more »


Charlie Barnett finds 'The Happy Sad' of life in festival film and NBC series

Sarasota’s Charlie Barnett has a leading role in festival film… Read more »

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