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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Sarasota Film Festival: Sensational Saturday! IN CONVERSATION with Penelope Ann Miller! Wrestlers on the Red Carpet! Under African Skies! Filmmaker Awards! Screenings in Bradenton! NYU Tisch! Fabulous Films!
I bet your head’s spinning just from that title. I know mine is! Wow, we have Penelope Ann Miller today at her IN CONVERSATION, at the FILMMAKER TRIBUTE AWARDS and at the Q&A for her film THINK OF ME! Let’s start with a PLAN AHEAD suggestion then hit it hard with quick look guides to today’s big events and today’s films with filmmakers in attendance! Please note, we have fantastic audio interview with the director and producer of ARCADIA and the director and star of THE UNSPEAKABLE ACT in their entries in today’s film picks! PLAN AHEAD! IN CONVERSATION WITH [...]Read more ›
Sarasota Film Festival: Friday Picks! Filmmaker Luncheon! Penelope Ann Miller! Flying Wallenda Family! Todd Solondz! SFF@SCF!
Final day of Matinee Madness! All tickets before 5 PM only 8 bucks! Wow, where to start? Incredible movies? Check! Spectacular events? Check! It’s like a three ring circus today at SFF (and could that possibly have been a not so segue to spotlighting today’s 5:30 PM screening of THE SHOW MUST GO ON at the Sarasota Opera House, a riveting documentary about Sarasota’s own Flying Wallenda Family?) Yep, you got me! I had the pleasure of speaking with that film’s director plus Tino Wallenda and several members of his family about [...]Read more ›
Sarasota Film Festival: THURSDAY GO-TO GUIDE: NFL Greats! PLAN YOUR WEEKEND! Matinee Madness! SFF Luncheon/In Conversation Two for One! Amy Seimetz Recommends!
All screenings before 5:00 PM are only eight bucks! Let’s talk AMERICAN MAN. If you follow NFL football, you must see this incredible film screening today at the Sarasota Opera House. It is a Big Deal for sports fans. The film is directed by Jon Frankel from HBO Real Sports who will be here for the premiere. NY Giants Hall Of Fame legend Harry Carson will attend the screening. Kevin Turner, former NFL superstar (The Philadelphia Eages and the New England Patriots) and subject of the film, will also be on hand. There [...]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 ›
Hey TWIS readers, Sarasota Film Festival is in the house! Thanks for having us. Today SFF proudly presents a look at the work of Todd SolondzRead more ›