If It Bleeds

Movie About On-Air Sarasota Suicide Screens at Film Festival April 2 and 3

Kate Plays Christine comes to Sarasota after winning a special jury award at January's Sundance Film Festival and earning rave reviews from a number of critics.

03/23/2016 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Star Power

Sophia Loren to Accept Legend Award at 2016 Sarasota Film Festival

The Academy Award-winning actress will accept the award during an appearance at the Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall.

03/10/2016 By Megan McDonald

Film

Sarasota Film Festival Unveils 2016 Ad Campaign

Gisselle Tirse and Nikrelle Mackey, both Ringling College of Art and Design students, created the artwork.

02/09/2016 By Megan McDonald

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12 Can't-Miss International Events

An exceptional festival, exhibition or special event for every month of the year.

07/31/2015 By Megan McDonald

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Sarasota Film Festival: Blythe Danner and More

More bits and bites from the festival.

04/20/2015 By Kay Kipling

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Sarasota Film Festival: Cartel Land

A documentary follows vigilante groups fighting drug cartels on both sides of the border.

04/17/2015 By Kay Kipling

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Sarasota Film Festival Opening Night

"Time Out of Mind" stars Richard Gere as a homeless man in New York City.

04/13/2015 By Kay Kipling

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Top Picks for the 2015 Sarasota Film Festival

Sarasota Film Festival director of programming Michael Dunaway shares his top film picks for the 2015 fest.

03/30/2015 By Kay Kipling

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Sarasota Film Festival Kickoff Party

Fest organizers announce the film and party line-up.

03/26/2015 By Kay Kipling

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Party Girl: Behind the Scenes at Sarasota Film Festival’s Cinema Tropicale

Our Party Girl, Loren Mayo, takes us behind the scenes of the 2014 Sarasota Film Festival's Cinema Tropicale.

05/30/2014 By Loren Mayo

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Sarasota Film Festival Closing Night

Awards at the Opera House, and a few words from actor Richard Jenkins.

04/14/2014 By Kay Kipling

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Sarasota Film Festival: Ivory Tower

Documentarian Andrew Rossi takes a look at the high cost of college education.

04/11/2014 By Kay Kipling

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Sarasota Film Festival Opening Night

The 16th festival kicks off with Last Days in Vietnam, by Rory Kennedy.

04/07/2014 By Kay Kipling

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Does Sarasota Have What it Takes to Become a Film Town?

Our city is mad about movies--but do we really have what it takes to become a film town?

04/02/2014 By Hannah Wallace

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Top Tickets: Sarasota Events, April 2014

Arts editor Kay Kipling rounds up her top tickets for April 2014.

04/01/2014 By Kay Kipling

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Sarasota Film Festival 2013: Peter Bogdanovich Closes Conversation Series

Writer and filmmaker Peter Bogdanovich closes the Sarasota Film Festival's 2013 Conversation series.

04/15/2013 By Kay Kipling

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Sarasota Film Festival 2013: Closing Weekend

Mariel Hemingway's film "Running From Crazy" and a Conversation with Griffin Dunne are part of Sarasota Film Festival 2013's closing weekend festivities.

04/15/2013 By Kay Kipling

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Sarasota Film Festival 2013: Tribute Luncheon

Quick takes from the Sarasota Film Festival's 2013 Tribute Luncheon.

04/12/2013 By Megan McDonald

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Mariel Hemingway Kicks Off Sarasota Film Festival 2013 Conversation Series

Actress Mariel Hemingway kicks off Sarasota Film Festival's 2013 Conversation series.

04/12/2013 By Kay Kipling

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Sarasota Film Festival 2013: Opening Night

The 2013 Sarasota Film Festival kicks off with "Blackfish," a moving documentary about Tilikum, the killer whale who attacked a Sea World trainer in 2010.

04/08/2013 By Megan McDonald