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

Cheers to 20 Years

Twenty Years of Sarasota Film Festival Memories

A look back at SFF highlights.

03/28/2018 By Kay Kipling

Preview

Sarasota Film Festival Announces 2018 Film Line-Up

The 20th annual fest takes place April 13-22.

03/22/2018 By Kay Kipling

Sneak Peek

Sarasota Film Festival Announces First Films and Stars

The 20th annual event kicks off Friday, April 13.

03/16/2018 By Kay Kipling

Sneak Peek

Sarasota Film Festival Unveils 20th Anniversary Poster

The poster design is by Florida native and Sarasota resident Kelsey Hunt-Dolan.

02/20/2018 By Kay Kipling

Recap

Sarasota Film Festival Wraps Up

The closing night included awards for filmmakers and actress Diane Lane, and a screening of Paris Can Wait.

04/10/2017 By Kay Kipling

Recap

Sarasota Film Festival 2017 Opening Night

Rory Kennedy's documentary Take Every Wave kicked off the 10-day fest.

04/03/2017 By Kay Kipling

Weekend Planner

Your Top 9 Things to Do: March 30-April 5

The Sarasota Film Festival opens, a Whiskey Obsession Festival, La Musica and more.

03/30/2017 By Ilene Denton

Movie Date

Required Viewing: What to Watch at This Year's Sarasota Film Festival

SFF creative producer Michael Dunaway shares his picks.

03/29/2017 By Jasmine Respess

Preview

Sarasota Film Festival 2017 On Its Way

A kickoff party Monday night revealed details of the fest's schedule and focus.

03/14/2017 By Kay Kipling Photography by Staff

Entertainment

Film Festival Unveils Promotional Artwork

The Sarasota Film Festival on Thursday released new promotional artwork for the 2017 festival, which takes place March 31-April 9.

02/10/2017 By staff