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

Preview

Music, Memories and More with Annie Morrison and a New Movie

The Sarasota actress will introduce a screening of a documentary about the Broadway show Merrily We Roll Along, in which she starred.

12/30/2016 By Kay Kipling Photography by Courtesy Photo

Compare and Contrast

The Year's Second Christine Chubbuck Film Opens in Sarasota Nov. 25

"Christine" is the second film released this year to delve into the story of a Sarasota television reporter who shot herself live on air in 1974.

11/14/2016 By Cooper Levey-Baker

The Weekend Starts Now

Your Top 9 Things to Do: April 21-27

Beatnik bongo jazz at Fogartyville, previews begin for the Asolo Rep’s Josephine, comedian Brian Regan at the Van Wezel and more.

04/21/2016 By Ilene Denton

Awards and More

Sarasota Film Festival Closing Night

The festival wrapped up officially on Saturday night at the Sarasota Opera House.

04/11/2016 By Kay Kipling

Star Watch

Actress Olympia Dukakis Honored at Sarasota Film Festival Luncheon

The Oscar-winning star received the Impact Award for her career on and offscreen.

04/08/2016 By Kay Kipling

The Weekend Starts Now

Your Top 7 Things to Do: April 7-13

Selby Gardens Music Series, Jazz in the Ballpark, graffiti art battle and more.

04/07/2016 By Ilene Denton

Movie Review

Sarasota Film Festival Opening Night Movie 2016

Arts editor Kipling reports on the movie Other People.

04/04/2016 By Kay Kipling

Star Watch

Screen Star Sophia Loren Pays Sarasota a Visit

The actress talked about her career and accepted the Legend Award from the Sarasota Film Festival.

04/01/2016 By Kay Kipling

The Weekend Starts Now

Your Top 7 Things to Do: March 31-April 6

The Sarasota Film Festival begins, Chris Botti plays the Van Wezel, the Bishop Planetarium screens Star Trek and more.

03/31/2016 By Sarasota Magazine Staff

Lights, Camera, Action

Must-See Movies at the 2016 Sarasota Film Festival

SFF programming director Michael Dunaway shares his top 10 picks for this year's festival.

03/29/2016 By Kay Kipling