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9th Annual Sarasota Film Festival highlights & line up

9th Annual Sarasota Film Festival
April 13 – 22, 2007
Among the many great filmmakers and special guests expected in for the Festival are Edward Norton, Brian Koppelman, Norman Jewison, Joe Pantoliano, Marcia Gay Harden, Chad Lowe, Michelle Trachtenberg, Jonathan Sehring, Tom Bernard, Mark Urman, Jon Gerrans, Marshall Persinger, Elias Koteas, Kim Raver, Dagmara Dominczyk, Patrick Wilson, David Call, Anna Chlumsky, Zoe Cassavetes, Michael Badalucco, Juha Wuolijoki, Dr. Edgar Mitchell, David Sington, Amber Edwards, Allison Bailes, Michael Sugar, Doug Block, Ry Russo-Young, Ryan Harrington, Mary Kerr, Paul Hudson, Lodge Kerrigan, Kelly Sanders with more to come.

It’s time again to leave the daily hum-drum of life and enter the world of flickering lights, fantastic dreams, tall tales, romance, reel life, fabulous parties, rock ‘n roll, educational journeys and so much more as the 9th Annual SARASOTA FILM FESTIVAL gets underway. The 10-day event, which has grown into one of the leading film festivals in North America, will take place in the Gulf Coast resort city of Sarasota, Florida, April 13-22, 2007.

The mission of the Sarasota Film Festival is to present unique and quality cinema in a festival atmosphere for the purpose of educating, stimulating and entertaining audiences. The Festival supports and encourages the filmmaker by supplying essential networking opportunities and open dialogue with intelligent, creative and inquisitive consumers of film. The Festival attracts audiences from local, national, and international markets as well as promoting Sarasota, Manatee and the surrounding Gulf Coast communities as cultural centers which contribute to the financial and cultural success of our region.

For the 9th outing, Executive Director Jody Kielbasa, Director of Programming Tom Hall and their tremendous staff looked far and wide for the films that tell challenging and engaging stories in unexpected and exciting ways, and we believe that this program, featuring 207 films from six continents, brings the world to Sarasota in ways that only cinema can.

The Sarasota Film Festival presents three competitions, Best Narrative Feature, Best Documentary Feature, and Independent Visions, each showcasing some of the finest films at the festival. Each of the competition awards carries a $5,000 cash prize for the filmmaker. In addition, the dkVogue Audience Awards will also be presented in the categories of Narrative Feature, Documentary Feature, World Cinema Feature, and Short Film, and each category carries a $1000 cash prize.

And, of course, the 9th Annual Sarasota Film Festival will present both new and returning programs and events that are favorites of the community, as well as critical successes throughout the festival world.
 The first Saturday night gala, The Reel Experience at The Lake Club, the festival is honored to present its Humanitarian Award to actor Edward Norton, and its Excellence in Screenwriting Award to Writer/Producer Brian Koppelman. (The pair are also in town attending several private dinners and receptions on behalf of Enterprise Community Partners, a national community development organization investing in communities at a rate of $1 billion a year, and specifically to discuss that organization’s Hurricane Katrina relief fund and programs). The evening also celebrates festival friends, Executive Producers (and Sarasotans) Steve Matzkin & Sam Logan, Producer Marshall Persinger and cast Elias Koteas, Kim Raver & Dagmara Dominczyk (in with husband Patrick Wilson) following the screening of their film Prisoner.
 In Conversation With…At The Historic Asolo Theatre, presents intimate conversations with some of the Festival’s distinguished artists. Prior guests include Rita Moreno, Gary Busey, Olympia Dukakis, Rod Steiger, Patrick Stewart, Gena Rowlands and Michael York. This year we are honored to feature Marcia Gay Harden & Joe Pantoliano, who will discuss their festival film Canvas as well as their storied careers; Edward Norton & Brian Koppelman who will discuss their acclaimed careers, independently and mutually; and Norman Jewison whose conversation will be moderated by TCM’s Robert Osborne and will be taped for broadcast on that network’s Private Screening series.
 World Cinema Film Screenings and World Cinema Celebration, a day devoted to films from around the world, capped by a wild street party featuring food and music from around the globe.
 The Nationally acclaimed Outreach & Education Programs including youthFEST and Forums, Conversations, Readings and Workshops.
 Luncheon Under The Banyans, Marie Selby Botanical Gardens hosts an elegant luncheon honoring the life and work of special Festival guests. This year’s honorees are Academy Award winner, Marcia Gay Harden and her Canvas co-star Joe Pantoliano.
 The wildly unpredictable let your hair down Independent Visions Party (sponsored by Heineken) where anything goes at this celebration of creativity. Special musical guests for the bash are of Montreal.
 Night Of A Thousand Stars, Dance, dine and mingle with the stars and guest filmmakers from the evenings Spotlight Films. Among this year’s guests will be Zoe Cassavetes & Michelle Trachtenberg among others, catered by Michael’s On East, this year’s extremely popular event will be held in lush tented surroundings at the Van Wezel Performing Arts Center on Sarasota Bay.
 Filmmakers Tribute Dinner, the Longboat Key Club and Resort (the Official Club and Resort of the Sarasota Film Festival), hosts this black-tie dinner and ceremony paying tribute to our filmmaker Honorees and Award Winners including the distinguished recipient of the Regal Entertainment Group’s Career Achievement Award. Previous honorees of the Regal Entertainment Group’s Career Achievement Award include Jon Voigt, Alan Alda, Sydney Pollack, Richard Dreyfuss, Robert Benton, Leslie Caron and William H. Macy. Among this year’s honorees are the Excellence in Producing Award recipient Jonathan Sehring (President, IFC Films), Director Norman Jewison will be presented with the 2007 Lifetime Achievement Award for Excellence in Filmmaking, Breakthrough Performer Award to Michelle Trachtenberg, and debut director Chad Lowe who will receive the First SFF presentation of Heineken Red Star Award.
 Late Night Wrap Party, Loosen your tie, let down your hair and be prepared for anything at this event with a special performance from DJ Blue and incredible international live bands. This party following the Filmmakers Tribute Dinner brings the 2007 Festival to a close in the wee hours.

The spectacular Van Wezel Performing Arts Center perfectly sets the stage for the thrilling opening weekend of the Sarasota Film Festival. Kicking-off the Festival on Friday April 13, 2007, is our Opening Night Film and Gala. This year’s Opening Night film is Director David Sington’s stirring In The Shadow of the Moon, a dazzling account of the Apollo space program and the story of our nation’s drive to put a man on the moon. Apollo Astronaut, and moon-walker, Dr. Edgar Mitchell, and Director Sington will be in for the festivities. Following the film, Opening Night patrons will celebrate into the wee hours at the world renowned John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art.

Set to bring this exciting edition of the Sarasota Film Festival to a conclusion is the Closing Night Film. This year we are proud to present the debut directorial effort from Chad Lowe, a passionate, deeply moving tale of one family’s coming of age, Beautiful Ohio starring David Call, William Hurt, Julianna Marguiles, Michelle Trachtenberg, Rita Wilson. Joining us in Sarasota will be actors Michelle Trachtenberg and David Call, writer Ethan Canin and Chad Lowe who will receive the First SFF presentation of the Heineken Red Star Award. Heineken is partnering with the SFF, and select other festivals, in presenting the award to independent filmmakers who embody the ideals of innovation, originality and vision in the process of outstanding film achievement. The recipients will be invited to a “Hollywood Insiders” event in L.A. for exclusive interaction with the movers and shakers within the film industry.

The 2007 Sarasota Film Festival Narrative Feature Competition features a cash award of $5,000.
 The Art Of Crying (Denmark), Director: Peter Schønau Fog; Cast: Jannik Lorenzen, Jesper Asholt, Julie Kolbech, Thomas Knuth-Winterfeldt.
 Away From Her (Canada), Director: Sarah Polley; Cast: Julie Christie, Olympia Dukakis, Michael Murpehy, Gordon Pinsent.
 Fissures (France), Director: Alanté Alfandari; Cast: Émilie Dequenne, Ludmila Mikaël, Mathieu Demy.
 Happy As One (Komm Naher) (Germany), Director: Vanessa Jopp; Cast: Meret Becker, Stefani Stappenbeck, Heidrun Bartholomäus, Marek Harloff.
 Jindabyne (Australia), Director: Ray Lawrence; Cast: Laura Linney, Gabriel Byrne, Chris Haywood.
 The Journals Knud Rasmussen (Canada/Denmark), Director: Norman Cohn & Zacharias Kunuk; Cast: Pakak Innuksuk, Natar Ungalaaq, Jens Jørn Spottag.
 Waitress (USA), Director: Adrienne Shelly; Cast: Keri Russell, Nathan Fillion, Cheryl Hines, Adrienne Shelly, Jeremy Sisto, Andy Griffith.
The Jurors for the 9th Sarasota Film Festival’s Narrative Feature Competition include film critic/journalist/co-host of television’s “Reel Talk,” Alison Bailes; Co-founder and Co-President of Strand Releasing, Jon Gerrans; literary manager/producer for Anonymous Content, Michael Sugar

The Best Documentary Feature Competition also features a cash award of $5,000.
 Beyond Hatred (France), Director: Olivier Meyrou.
 Comrades In Dreams (Germany), Director: Uli Gaulke.
 Kurt Cobain: About A Son (USA), Director: AJ Schnack; Cast: Kurt Cobain (Narrator).
 Note by Note: The Making of Steinway L1037 (USA), Director: Benjamin Niles.
 Off the Grid: Life on the Mesa (USA), Director: Jeremy Stulberg & Randy Stulberg.
 Protagonist (USA), Director: Jessica Yu
 The Unforeseen (USA), Director: Laura Dunn.
 War/Dance (USA), Director: Sean Fine & Andrea Nix Fine.
 Wonders Are Many (USA), Director: John Else; Cast: John Adams, Peter Sellars.
 Zoo (USA), Director: Robinson Devor; Cast: John Paulsen, Russell Hodgkinson.
The Jurors for the 2007 SFF Best Documentary Feature Competition include filmmaker Doug Block; A&E IndieFilms’ Ryan Harrington; programmer/Director of the Flaherty/International Film Seminars, Mary Kerr.

The 2007 SFF Independent Visions Competition features a cash prize award of $5,000.
 American Fork (USA), Director: Chris Bowman; Cast: Hubbell Palmer, William Baldwin, Kathleen Quinlan, Mary Lynn Rajskub.
 Great World Of Sound (USA), Director: Craig Zobel; Cast: Kene Holliday, Barlow Jacobs, Robert Longstreet. Hannah Takes the Stairs (USA), Director: Joe Swanberg; Cast: Greta Gerwig, Kent Osborne, Andrew Bujalski, Mark Duplass, Ry Russo-Young, Tood Rohal.
 Monkey Warfare (Canada), Director: Reginald Harkema; Cast: Don McKellar, Tracy Wright, Nadia Litz. Orphans (USA), Director: Ry Russo-Young; Cast: James Katharine Flynn, Lily Wheelwright.
 Pretty In The Face (USA), Director: Nate Meyer; Cast: Meagan Moses, David Reynolds, Theresa Dyer, Nathan Amadon.
 Quiet City (USA), Director: Aaron Katz; Cast: Erin Fisher, Cris Lankenau, Sarah Hellman, Joe Swanberg, Tucker Stone, Michael Tully.
The 2007 SFF Independent Visions Competition Jury includes Paul Hudson, co-founder of distribution and sales company Outsider Pictures; filmmaker Lodge Kerrigan; Kelly Sanders, Executive Director of Truly Indie.

Narrative Features:
 After The Wedding (Denmark/ Sweden), Director: Susanne Bier; Cast: Mads Mikkelsen, Sidese Babett Knudsen, Rolf Lassgård.
 Alien Autopsy (UK/Germany), Director: Jonny Campbell; Cast: Declan Donnelly, Ant McPartlin, Bill Pullman, Harry Dean Stanton.
 Blood Car (USA), Director: Alex Orr; Cast: Mike Brune, Anna Chlumsky, Katie Rowlett.
 Boss of It All (Denmark/ Sweden /Iceland/ Italy/ France/ Norway/ Finland/ Germany), Director: Lars von Trier; Cast: Jens Albinus, Peter Gantzler, Benedikt Erlingsson.
 Broken English (USA), Director: Zoe R. Cassavetes; Cast: Parker Posey, Gena Rowlands, Melvil Poupaud, Justin Theroux, Drea de Matteo.
 Canvas (USA), Director: Joseph Greco; Cast: Marcia Gay Harden, Joe Pantoliano, Devon Gearhart.
 Dante’s Inferno (USA), Director: Sean Meredith; Cast: Dermot Mulroney, James Cromwell.
 Dark Matter (USA), Director: Chen Shi-Zheng; Cast: Ye Liu, Meryl Streep, Aidan Quinn.
 Dreams of Dust (Burkina Faso/Canada/France), Director: Laurent Salgues; Cast: Makena Diop, Rasmane Ouedraggo, Souleymane Souré.
 Eagle vs Shark (New Zealand), Director: Taika Waititi; Cast: Jemaine Clement, Loren Horsley.
 Exiled (Hong Kong), Director: Johnny To; Cast: Anthony Wong Chau-Sang, Francis Ng, Josie Ho, Nick Cheung.
 Fay Grim (USA/Germany), Director: Hal Hartley; Cast: Parker Posey, Jeff Goldblum, James Urbaniak, Thomas Jay Ryan.
 Ghosts (UK), Director: Nick Broomfield; Cast: Ai Qin Lin, Zhe Wei.
 The Gourmet Club (Finland), Director: Juha Wuolijoki; Cast: Michael Badalucco, Hannu-Pekka Björkman, Kari Ketonen.
 The Hawk is Dying (USA), Director: Julian Goldberger; Cast: Paul Giamatti, Michael Pitt.
 Heavens Fall (USA), Director: Terry Green; Cast: Timothy Hutton, David Strathairn, Anthony Mackie, Leelee Sobieski.
 High Falls (USA), Director: Andrew Zuckerman; Cast: Maggie Gyllenhaal, Peter Sarsgaard, Ebon Moss-Bachrach. Presented as a special screening of a work-in-progress.
 The Horror Bus (Netherlands), Director: Pieter Kuijpers; Cast: Serge Price, Lisa Smit, Jim van der Panne.
 Klimt (Austria/France/Germany), Director: Raúl Ruiz; Cast: John Malkovich. Saffron Burrows, Stephen Dillane.
 Lights in the Dusk (Finland/Germany/France), Director: Aki Kaurismäki; Cast: Janne Hyytiäinen, Maria Heiskanen, Maria Järvenhelmi.
 Little Red Flowers (China/Italy), Director: Zhang Yuan; Cast: Dong Bowen, Yuanyuan Ning, Manyuan Cheng.
 Low And Behold (USA), Director: Zack Godshall; Cast: Barlow Jacobs, Robert Longstreet, Glenn Robin.
 Macbeth (Australia), Director: Geoffrey Wright; Cast: Sam Worthington, Victoria Hill, Lachy Hulme, Gary Seeet.
 Man in the Chair (USA), Director: Michael Schroeder; Cast: Christopher Plummer, Michael Angarano, Robert Wagner, M. Emmet Walsh.
 Paprika (Japan), Director: Satoshi Kon; Cast: Megumi Hayashibara (Voice), Tôru Furuya.
 Paris, Je T’aime (Liechtenstein/Switzerland/Germany/France), Directors: Olivier Assayas, Ethan and Joel Cohen, Isabel Coixet, Wes Craven, Alfonso Cúaron, Alexander Payne, Walter Salles, Tom Tykwer, Gus Van Sant; Cast: Steve Buscemi, Miranda Richardson, Juliette Binoche, Willem Dafoe, Nick Nolte, Fanny Ardant, Natalie Portman, Gerard Depardieu.
 Prisoner (USA), Directors: David Alford & Robert Archer Lynn; Cast: Julian McMahon, Elias Koteas, Dagmara Domincyzk, Kim Raver.
 Private Fears in Public Places (Coeurs) (France/Italy), Director: Alain Resnais; Cast: Sabine Azéma, Lambert Wilson, André Dussollier, Isabelle Carré.
 Rocket Science (USA), Director: Jeffrey Blitz; Cast: Reece Thompson, Anna Kendrick, Nicholas D’Agosto.
 Snow Cake (UK/Canada), Director: Marc Evans; Cast: Alan Rickman, Sigourney Weaver, Carrie-Anne Moss.
 The Ten (USA), Director: David Wain; Cast: Jessica Alba, Rob Corddry, Paul Rudd, Famke Janssen, Gretchen Mol, Winona Ryder, Oliver Platt, Liev Schrieber.
 Valo (Finland), Director: Kaija Juurikkala; Cast: Vili Järvinen, Joni Kehusmaa, Sara-Maria Juntunen.
 White Palms (Hungary), Director: Szabolcs Hajdu; Cast: Zoltán Miklós Hajdu, Kyle Shewfelt, Gheorghe Dinica.
 Winky’s Horse (Netherlands), Director: Mischa Kamp; Cast: Ebbie Tam, Aaron Wan, Hanyi Han.

Documentary Features:
 Building A Broken Mousetrap (USA), Director: Jem Cohen; Cast: The Ex.
 Circus Rosaire (USA), Director: Robyn Bliley.
 Crazy Love (USA), Director: Dan Klores & Fisher Stevens; Cast: Burt Pugach, Linda Pugach.
 Crazy Sexy Cancer (USA), Director: Kris Carr.
 Dan Asher: Near Life Experience (USA), Director: Stephanie Schwam; Cast: Dan Asher.
 Dare Not Walk Alone (USA), Director: Jeremy Dean.
 FEMA City (USA), Director: Jamin H Griffiths.
 Five Days in September (Canada), Director: Barbara Willis Sweete; Cast: Peter Oundjian, with Emmanuel Ax, Rene Fleming and Yo-Yo Ma.
 Ghosts of Cité Soleil (Denmark/USA), Director: Asger Leth; Cast: Winson ‘2Pac’ Jean, Wyclef Jean.
 The Hip Hop Project (USA), Director: Matt Ruskin. Cast: Chris “Kazi” Rolle.
 Knuckleball (USA), Director: Ken Sons; Cast: Brett Leake.
 Lake of Fire (USA), Director: Tony Kaye.
 My Life As A Terrorist (Netherlands), Director: Alexander Oey.
 On A Tightrope (Canada/Norway), Director: Petr Lom.
 Our Land, Our Life (USA), Directors: Beth Gage, George Gage.
 Pervert’s Guide To Cinema (UK/Austria/Netherlands), Director: Sophie Fiennes; Cast: Slavoj Zizek.
 Revolution ’67 (USA), Director: Marylou Tibaldo-Bongiorno.
 Summercamp! (USA), Director: Bradley Beesley, Sarah Price.
 Supercharge Me! 30 Days Raw (USA), Director: Jenna Norwood.
 When Pigs Fly (USA), Directors: Eric Breitenbach & Phyllis Redman.
 Words and Music By Jerry Herman (USA), Director: Amber Edwards. Cast: Jerry Herman, Carol Channing, Angela Lansbury, Charles Nelson Reilly, George Hearn.
 Yokohama Mary (Japan), Director: Takayuki Nakamura.

2007 SFF Filmmaker Salute Recipient, Norman Jewison Retrospective
 …And Justice For All (USA), Director: Norman Jewison; Cast: Al Pacino, Jack Warden, John Forsythe.
 Fiddler on the Roof (USA), Director: Norman Jewison; Cast: Topol, Norma Crane, Molly Picon.
 Moonstruck (USA), Director: Norman Jewison; Cast: Cher, Nicolas Cage, Olympia Dukakis, Danny Aiello.
 The Russians Are Coming The Russians Are Coming! (USA), Director: Norman Jewison; Cast: Carl Reiner, Eva Marie Saint, Alan Arkin, Brian Keith, Jonathan Winters.
 A Soldier’s Story (USA), Director: Norman Jewison; Cast: Howard E. Rollins Jr., Denzel Washington, Adolph Caesar.
 The Thomas Crown Affair (USA), Director: Norman Jewison; Cast: Steve McQueen, Faye Dunaway, Jack Weston.

Faith On Film
 The Camden 28 (USA), Director: Anthony Giacchino.
 The Flowers of St. Francis (Italy), Director: Roberto Rossellini; Cast: Gianfranco Bellini, Aldo Fabrizi, Peparuolo.
 Into Great Silence (USA), Director: Philip Gröning.
 The Journals Knud Rasmussen (Canada/Denmark), Director: Norman Cohn and Zacharias Kunuk.
 Knocking (USA), Director: Joel Engardio & Tom Shepard.
 Orthodox Stance (USA), Director: Jason Hutt; Cast: Dmitriy Salita. Presented as a special screening of a work-in-progress.
 Silver Jew (USA), Director: Michael Tully.

Emerging Jewish Voices
 51 Birch Street (USA), Director: Doug Block.
 The Buchenwald Ball (Australia), Director: Andrew Wiseman, Danny Ben-Moshe, Uri Mizrachi.
 Fiddler On The Roof, (USA), Director: Norman Jewison; Cast: Topol, Norma Crane, Molly Picon.
 Melanoma My Love (Israel), Director: Joseph Madmony & David Ofek; Cast: Yigal Adika, Sharon Zuckerman.
 News From Home/News From House (Belgium/France, 2006), Director: Amos Gitai.
 Orthodox Stance (USA), Director: Jason Hutt; Cast: Dmitriy Salita. Presented as a special screening of a work-in-progress.
 The Rape Of Europa (USA), Directors: Richard Berge, Nicole Newnham, Bonni Cohen.
 Silver Jew (USA), Director: Michael Tully.
 Sweet Mud (Israel/Germany/Japan), Director: Dror Shaul; Cast: Tomer Steinhoff, Ronit Yudkevitz, Shai Avivi.
 The World Was Ours (USA) Director: Mira Jedwabnik Van Doren.
 Unknown Soldier (Germany), Director: Michael Verhoeven.

The Shape of Things To Come: Architecture, Development and Design On Film
 Antonio Gaudi (Japan, 1984), Director: Hiroshi Teshigara.
 Architectural Portraits:
 In Search of Clarity: The Architecture of Gwathmey/Siegel (USA, 1995), Director: Murray Grigor; Cast: Charles Gwathmey, Robert H Siegel.
 Philip Johnson: Diary of An Eccentric Architect (USA, 1997), Director: Barbara Wolf; Cast: Philip Johnson, Rem Koolhaas.
 Spaces: The Architecture of Paul Rudolph (USA, 1983), Directors: Bob Eisenhardt & John Corso.
 Hamlet (USA, 2000), Director: Michael Almereyda; Cast: Ethan Hawke, Kyle MacLachlan, Bill Murray, Julia Styles.
 Hands Over The City (Italy/France, 1963), Director: Francesco Rosi; Cast: Rod Steiger, Salvo Randone.
 Manufactured Landscapes (Canada, 2006), Director: Jennifer Baichwal; Cast: Edward Burtynsky.
 News From Home/News From House (Belgium/France, 2006), Director: Amos Gitai.
 Over the Edge (USA, 1979), Director: Jonathan Kaplan; Cast: Michael Eric Kramer, Matt Dillon, Vincent Spano.
 Play Time (France/Italy, 1967), Director: Jacques Tati; Cast: Jacques Tati.
 The Unforeseen (USA, 2007), Director: Laura Dunn.

2007 Sarasota Film Festival Shorts Packages
 ¬Shorts I: Animated
 Shorts II: Shorts Around the World
 Shorts III: Honest Aim
 Shorts IV: Music/Video
 Shorts V: Vintage and Vanguard
 Shorts VI: Short Documentaries
 Shorts VII: Imaginary Foundations
 Shorts VIII: University Highlights
 Shorts Before Features

Outreach & Education Programs
The 9th Annual Sarasota Film Festival’s Outreach and Education Program reaches children, and adults, of all ages with inspiring messages, stories from around the world and opportunities to stimulate learning. The O&E program is comprised of three main components, Forums, Conversations, Readings and Workshops; youthFEST (formerly called KidsFest); and the O&E programs that are presented during the festival as well as year-round. The Outreach & Education Department and program is directed by SFF’s Hans Wohlgefahrt.

Forums, Conversations, Readings and Workshops

The SFF Forum at Metro
 Momentary Insights: Short Film Directors Tell All.
 Film Festival 101: A Quick Guide To The SFF.
 Render This: Animators And Their Craft.
 Florida Perspectives: Focus On Local Filmmakers.
 State of the Art: Women and Film.
 Foreign Film: Challenges In The American Marketplace.
 The Shape of Things To Come: Architecture Development and Design on Film.
 Dawn of the Docs: Real Life On Film

Book Readings and Signings
 Meet Acclaimed Director Norman Jewison
 Meet National Bestselling Author Ethan Canin

Kodak Workshop: “Stop By. Shoot Film."
"Stop By. Shoot Film." is a hands-on opportunity for you--the producer, director, videographer, student, or film fan--to experience the ease of capturing beautiful images on Super 16mm film with professional instructors.


The Regal Cinema Entertainment Group Sarasota Film Festival is presented by Major Presenting Sponsors: Amicus Foundation; Bombay Sapphire; dkVogue; The Famiglio Family Foundation; The Lake Club; Longboat Key Club & Resort; Mark P. Riley Luxury Real Estate Group; Mercedes-Benz of Sarasota; Michael's on East; Petrik Family Foundation; Pineapple Square; Sandcastles of Sarasota; The Sarasota Herald-Tribune; Serendipity Racquet Club; SNN 6. Co-Presenting Sponsors: At Large; Bank of America ; The Benderson Group; Bright House Networks; Canvas Café Leysin; Heineken; The Herald; Hollywood Movie Machine; Ian Black Real Estate; Industry Magazine; Longboat Key Media; Mattison's City Grille; Merrill Lynch; Observer Group; Orion Bank; People's Community Bank; Premiere Magazine; Prudential Palms Realty; Sarasota Magazine; SRQ Magazine; Turner Classic Movies; Van Wezel; City of Sarasota; WWSB-ABC 7. Granting Organizations: Academy Foundation; City of Sarasota; Dept. of Cultural Affairs; NEA; Tourist Development Grant; Women's Exchange. Foundations: The Harriet & Raymond Brush Charitable Foundation, Inc.; The Louis & Diane Schultz Foundation; The Peddler Foundation; The Rubin Charitable Foundation, Inc.; The Tillie, Jennie & Harold Schwartz Foundation, Inc.; The Tarr Charitable Family Foundation; Betty and Marie Healy Foundation.


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