Television & Film

Q & A

Yoleidy Rosario-Hernandez on Warriors of Sarasota and Cultivating 'Spaces of Healing and Dialogue'

The documentary highlights the stories of women of color in Sarasota. It debuts at an event this Friday, Dec. 2.

11/30/2022 By Sylvia Whitman

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota This Weekend

Don't miss the Grilled Cheese Festival, Paul Reiser at the Van Wezel and the Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe's performance of Guys and Dolls.

11/17/2022 By Bethany Ritz

Where the Magic Happens

The Hermitage Artist Retreat Has Become an Incubator for Artists from Around the Country

More than 600 artists have found inspiration there, and the work they have done at the retreat has gone on to stages and museums around the world.

11/12/2022 By Kay Kipling

Fare Thee Well

Siesta Key Is Leaving Sarasota Behind, But It Never Got Our City Right Anyway

The show’s new season, subtitled "Miami Moves," debuts tonight.

10/27/2022 By Elizabeth Djinis

Welcome to Scare-Asota

Five Sarasota-Set Horror Movies We'd Like to See Get Made Tomorrow

If you're reading this and you're a Hollywood producer, let's make movie magic together.

10/24/2022 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Film

'Ask Me to Dance' Is a Bitcoin-Funded Film Inspired by Sarasota's Terrible Dating Scene

It premiered at the Hollywood 11 last Friday.

10/18/2022 By Isaac Eger

Just in Time for Halloween

Our Favorite Stephen King TV and Movie Adaptations

More than 100 shows and films have been made from the Sarasota resident's books and stories. Here are 10 of our favorite.

10/18/2022 By Kay Kipling and Cooper Levey-Baker

Native Voices

The Sarasota Native American Film Festival Begins Tonight

A week of celebrating Native American culture through films, art, music and food kicks off tonight night at Sainer Pavilion.

09/09/2022 By Yasi Bahmanabadi

Stunt Hard

An Ellenton Car Stunt Show Features Drivers From the Fast and the Furious Franchise

Nitro Extreme debuts this Friday. We caught up with one of the drivers: Italy's Desy Bizzarro, who will also drive in the upcoming Fast and Furious installment 'Fast X.'

09/09/2022 By Kim Doleatto

Making Waves

Mote’s International Ocean Film Festival Will Make a Splash This Weekend

Dive into ocean conservation with this year's lineup of films on Saturday, Sept. 10, 2022.

09/07/2022 By Laura Paquette

Pasta La Vista, Baby

Sarasota Chef Christopher Covelli Showed Off His Italian Roots on the Food Network This Weekend

Covelli showcased his Italian roots in the fast-paced cooking show.

08/01/2022 By Lauren Jackson

Film History

Costa Ronin Stars in a New Documentary About Late Soviet Film Star Oleg Vidov

"Oleg: The Oleg Vidov Story" recounts the life of a celebrated Russian film star who was blacklisted during the Cold War and defected to America.

04/18/2022 By Megan McDonald

Star Turn

Jacqueline Bisset on Her Long Career and New Film

The film star sat down for an interview hours prior to the screening of her latest movie, "Loren & Rose," at the Sarasota Film Festival.

04/10/2022 By Kay Kipling

Opening Night

Jena Malone and Porcupine Open Sarasota Film Festival

The festival kicked off Friday night with a screening at the Sarasota Municipal Auditorium.

04/02/2022 By Kay Kipling

Top Tickets

Here Are the Best Things to Do in Sarasota This Month

A lineup of exhibits, concerts, plays and more to catch during April.

04/01/2022 By Kay Kipling

Star Power

Here Are the Celebs Coming to the 2022 Sarasota Film Festival

Kenny G! Jacqueline Bisset! Here's who you might bump into at the Sarasota Film Festival this year.

04/01/2022 By Megan McDonald

Local Talent

This Ringling College Student's First Feature Is Headed to the Sarasota Film Festival

Ringling College of Art and Design student Will Mauricette's film "Monopoly Money" is headed to the 2022 Sarasota Film Festival.

03/29/2022 By Kim Doleatto

Globetrotting

A Part-Time Sarasota Resident Is Making a Fun New Wine Show on PBS

The show follows Liora Levi and Yolanda Año as they visit different wine regions around the world.

03/23/2022 By Bob McGinn

Raw Deal

Yes, That's Sarasota You See in Netflix's Hit Series Bad Vegan

The true-crime docuseries follows the life of a raw food restaurateur who loses everything in the name of love.

03/22/2022 By Kim Doleatto

Halfway there

Filmmaker Launches Kickstarter to Complete Marcella Hazan Documentary

The filmmaker hopes to raise $40,000 to complete his film about the legendary cookbook author.

03/18/2022 By Cooper Levey-Baker