Dawn of the Dead

It's Not Too Late For Kids To Join World's Largest Zombie Movie

A local family has partnered with the Sarasota Film Festival to create an online experience for kids stuck at home.

04/23/2020 By Allison Forsyth

Coming Attractions

Sarasota Film Festival Announces a Virtual Movie Lineup

The shows must go on, despite COVID-19.

04/21/2020 By Kay Kipling

Playing Soon

Music, Movies, and (Some of) Romeo and Juliet, All Coming Up

A virtual happy hour concert, Shakespearean monologues, and an all-new Sarasota Film Festival.

04/14/2020 By Kay Kipling

Public Health

2020 Sarasota Film Festival Cancelled

SFF officials said they will look to reschedule the event at a time "when the public can safely attend large-scale events."

03/13/2020 By Megan McDonald

Preview

Sarasota Film Festival Announces Its Lineup

The 22nd annual event kicks off March 27 and continues through April 5, showcasing new films and filmmakers.

03/10/2020 By Kay Kipling

Inside Story

Inside the Mind of Neurologist and Author Oliver Sacks

A new documentary gets up close and personal.

03/02/2020 By Kay Kipling

Women in Film

Through Women's Eyes Film Festival Celebrates International Female Filmmakers

The festival will showcase women-inspired films and celebrate International Women's Day from March 6-8.

02/27/2020 By Allison Forsyth

Film

First Ever Sarasota Native American Film Festival Takes Place This Weekend

The festival will feature workshops, conversations with filmmakers and special guests, Native American music and dance, and food.

01/24/2020 By Megan McDonald

Film

New College to Host 'Visions of the Black Experience' Film Series

The series will celebrate, study and explore various aspects of black life.

12/03/2019 By Staff

Slime time

'Slime Blowout' Coming to Sarasota Next Month

The convention will feature several "VIP Slimers," plus an ASMR film festival.

09/11/2019 By Olivia Epstein

Recap

Sarasota Film Festival Wraps Up with World Premiere and Awards

Greg Kinnear's directorial debut followed the presentation of awards to Blythe Danner and Anne Heche.

04/14/2019 By Kay Kipling

Review

Sarasota Film Festival: Making Montgomery Clift

A documentary by the late actor's nephew offers some new insights into the man and his work.

04/11/2019 By Kay Kipling

In the Spotlight

Sarasota Film Festival Opens with Mike Wallace Is Here

The documentary about the late television journalist is both personal and wide-ranging.

04/06/2019 By Kay Kipling

Heat Index

The Sarasota Film Festival Keeps the Movie Mojo Going All Year-Round

And this year's festival will take place April 5-14.

04/02/2019 By Kay Kipling

Preview

Sarasota Film Festival 2019 Announces Its Line-up

Festival organizers revealed film titles, special events, stars and more during a kickoff party Tuesday evening.

03/20/2019 By Kay Kipling

LOCAL FILM

Local Documentary Receives Three Awards at Film Festival Screenings Across the Country

Since its original test screening in Sarasota, the documentary has been shown at eight film festivals, receiving three separate awards along the way.

03/06/2019 By Giulia Heyward

It's a Wrap

20th Annual Sarasota Film Festival's Closing Night

The fest closed with awards and a screening of Rory Kennedy's latest documentary.

04/22/2018 By Kay Kipling

Intimate Insights

Steve Guttenberg, Virginia Madsen: In Conversation With at the Sarasota Film Festival

The Career Achievement Award winners spoke candidly about the ups and downs of their acting careers.

04/22/2018 By Kay Kipling

Review

Sarasota Film Festival: Eighth Grade Touches and Entertains

Bo Burnham's feature directorial debut tells a truthful story of a teen girl struggling to find her way.

04/18/2018 By Kay Kipling

Recap

20th Sarasota Film Festival Kicks Off Downtown

The opening night screening brought director Eric Stoltz and producer Sandy Stern to the festival.

04/14/2018 By Kay Kipling