Film Screening

'Outta The Muck,' a Documentary About Black Life in Florida, Screens Tuesday Night at Fogartyville

This documentary celebrates a community, and a family, that resists despair with love, remaining fiercely self-determined, while forging its own unique narrative of Black achievement.

11/14/2022 By Yasi Bahmanabadi

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

The Need for Speed

Sarasota Native Helped Make Top Gun: Maverick the Real Deal

Former Navy Captain Brian Ferguson consulted with the crew and trained the stars of the movie for accuracy, safety—and just keeping it real. He even made it into a few scenes.

06/13/2022 By Kim Doleatto

Film News

Summer Movie Series at Sarasota Opera Will Begin May 22

Both series will feature classic films and filmed performances of operas and ballets on Friday nights and Sunday matinees.

04/26/2022 By staff

Women in Film

The Ultimate Movie Night: Stream Films from the 'Through Women's Eyes' Film Festival

The festival is showcasing 37 female-made films.

03/09/2022 By Chloé Cuyler

Black History Month

Cinematographer Sean Presley Shares Power of Film with the Black Community

Sean Presley Projects has created 88 promotional videos and two short films since its opening in 2020.

02/11/2022 By Allison Forsyth

On Screen

The Historic Asolo Theater Is Celebrating Black History Month With a New Film Series

Beginning Thursday, Feb. 3, the theater will be presenting a mix of documentaries and feature films.

01/21/2022 By Chloé Cuyler

One Perfect Shot

Film Festival Challenges Directors to Make a Great Movie With Just One Shot

The free event runs Oct. 8-10.

09/21/2021 By Marc Griffin

The Big Time

Catch Sarasota Native Greg Weeks in the Amazon Action Film The Tomorrow War

The summer blockbuster is about a war that takes place 30 years in the future.

07/23/2021 By Jessika Ward

Marcella's Magic

A Documentary About Legendary Cookbook Author Marcella Hazan Is in the Works

Hazan's fascinating life story is set to be documented in a new film, if the director can raise the necessary funds.

07/20/2021 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Streaming

Letters of Recommendation: What We're Watching Right Now

Ken Burns's new documentary, a British mystery series, a Michael Mann mini-marathon and more.

04/14/2021 By The Editors

Parallel Universe

Kids' Film Contest Helps Them Imagine Life Beyond the Pandemic

The Sarasota Film Festival will host a contest called "Parallel Universes," where kids can imagine a world without the pandemic.

02/24/2021 By Allison Forsyth

Heart Eyes

Staying in for Valentine's Day? Here's Our List of Favorite Rom-Com Movies

Grab your popcorn and heart-shaped candies and enjoy this list of swoon-worthy movies.

02/09/2021 By Allison Forsyth

Editors' Picks

Our Editors' Favorite Holiday Movies

"It's a Wonderful Life," "Elf," "Meet Me in St. Louis"...the gang's all here.

12/23/2020 By Sarasota Magazine Staff

Escape TV

What We're Streaming Tonight

The best series, movies and documentaries to watch while you're waiting for election results.

11/03/2020 By Staff

Heal the Corn

New Children of the Corn Movie Will Premiere in Sarasota

The film premieres exclusively at Burns Court Cinema and Cinébistro Siesta Key on Friday, October 30.

10/30/2020 By Allison Forsyth

Coronavirus

Regal Cinemas Closing Due to Pandemic

The closure affects 40,000 American jobs and includes theaters in downtown Sarasota and Bradenton.

10/05/2020 By Staff

Going dark

Will Movie Theaters Survive the Pandemic?

Movie studios have delayed the release of blockbuster films and customers are scared of Covid-19, leaving local theaters reeling.

09/25/2020 By Allison Forsyth

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota Aug. 20-26

Concerts both live and virtual, the Suffragist Project finale and more.

08/20/2020 By Kay Kipling

Toot, Toot

The Return of the Drive-In Movie

During an era of social distancing, a classic form of entertainment makes a comeback.

08/12/2020 By Sarafina Murphy-Gibson