IN CONVERSATION WITH TODD SOLONDZ: NOON TODAY! AT SARASOTA HIGH SCHOOL! Moderated by David Carr (The New York Times)! Have you ever met a filmmaker whose work opened your eyes to a way of looking at the world that was at once alien and strange and yet perfectly familiar and speaking to you in a language that you thought only you understood. TODD SOLONDZ is an auteur in the true sense of the word. His films are firestarters. They are also wonderfully human and accessible, brilliantly observed, funny, and breathtakingly real. He is the director [...]Read more ›
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DON’T FORGET, all films today before 5:00 PM are only 8 bucks! Today we have a great audio interview with Peter Sanders, director of Altina, co-hosted by morning drive radio superstar Robyn Davis from WWPR 1490 AM’s Henry Raines Show! Listen to Henry’s show for more great talk and some SFF surprises! And tonight’s the night for Rory Kennedy’s IN CONVERSATION at the Sarasota High School at 5:30 PM! This is your chance to see history come alive as Rory discusses her film ETHEL (all about the extraordinary life of her mother Ethel Kennedy, wife of Robert Kennedy.) This [...]Read more ›
Sarasota Film Festival! It has Begun! Opening Night Recap! Spotlight on FILMMAKERS FORUM and FILMMAKERS IN ATTENDANCE!
Last night at the Van Wezel I was thrilled to witness the triumphant screening of the magnificent ROBOT & FRANK starring Frank Langella. After the screening Frank took the stage with SFF director Tom Hall and the film’s director Jake Schreier. The conversation was witty and informative, Frank joked that the jacket he wore was older than the director (probably true), and there was great admiration and comradery to be seen. Audience members asked questions and had them answered, a great time was had by all! Then we had a sensational [...]Read more ›
Frank Langella’s Dropped Names: Famous Men and Women as I Knew Them is a fantastic and fun memoir that indeed drops the names (and delivers amazingly juicy dish) on celebrities ranging from Rita Hayworth, Elizabeth Taylor and Bette Davis to Noel Coward, George C. Scott and Roger Vadim (and dozens and dozens more). On Saturday, April 14th from 11:00 AM to Noon, you can meet Mr. Langella and have him sign a copy of his book at Bookstore1! (Please Note: Only copies of the book purchased from Bookstore1 will be signed.) Click Here to Read the Full Article!Read more ›
SARASOTA FILM FESTIVAL: BREAKING NEWS: THE ARTIST’S Penelope Ann Miller, Rory Kennedy, Jena Malone, Jess Weixler & Jordan Gelber join SFF 2012!
Read all about it, beginning with our In Conversation news! The always amazing Penelope Ann Miller from The Artist and the sensational Rory Kennedy (director of Ethel) have joined our astonishing In Conversation series this year. And the legendary and brilliant journalist and author David Carr (last year’s Opening Night film Page One: A Year Inside the New York Times) will moderate our conversation with Todd Solondz, the eye-opening auteur behind our fantastic Centerpiece Film Dark Horse.) And we have the shining star of screen and stage Frank Langella from our Opening Night film Robot & Frank chatting it up with… Click Here to Read the Full Article!Read more ›