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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 »

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 »

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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 »

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2014 Sarasota Film Festival offers bigger selection, fewer celebrities

The schedule for the 10-day festival, April 4-13, features 30 more films than last year — 112 features and 140 shorts…… Read more »

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SFF: New film landscape dictates festival changes to come

Revenues up by five percent this year, but rapidly changing technology and distribution mean festival will need to have a year-round presence…… Read more »

Cheryl Hines hosts Sarasota Film Festival Awards program

‘Laurence Anyways” takes top narrative feature prize, with “After Tiller” winning best documentary…. Read more »

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It's a Wrap: Filmmakers and festival leaders walk a financial tightrope

Building film careers and festivals is a game of chasing money. … Read more »

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On the Scene: SFF's secret karaoke kings and queens

  Anyone who knows anyone at the Sarasota Film Festival has heard rumors. They’ve heard stories: booze-soaked renditions of Neil Diamond’s “Love on the Rocks”… Read more »

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Like her parents, a social activist, but in cinematic style

Rory Kennedy, director of “Ethel,” is carrying on the social activism of the father she never knew through her documentary filmmaking…… Read more »

Langella charms Sarasota Film Festival audience with 'Robot' tales

Academy Award nominee wins cheers for film and conversation…. Read more »

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Sarasota's fledgling film industry is growing as 14th film festival begins

Sarasota has hosted more film projects in the last four months than in all of 2011… Read more »

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The Scenestress catches the Film Festival bug

Joining in the celebration of all the people in front and behind the scenes…. Read more »

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Sarasota Film Festival offers its biggest lineup of movies and premieres

Sarasota Film Festival will have its biggest lineup ever, including a documentary about the life of Ethel Kennedy…. Read more »

Frank Langella and director Todd Solondz on Sarasota Film Festival roster

Susan Sarandon, Christopher Walken, Mia Farrow and Paul Simon featured in highlighted festival films… Read more »

Sarasota Film Festival reaches out to the community

Back on stable financial ground, the Sarasota Film Festival, now the largest in the southeastern U.S., still needs plenty of local support…… Read more »