The lines between non-fiction filmmaking and staged performance are freely and effectively blurred in Robert Greene's beautifully crafted ACTRESS. Brandy Burre, once a rising star on HBO’s THE WIRE, serves as both subject and star of this intimate portrait of a performer coming face to face with life's difficult compromises: marriage, children and a burning desire to act again.
Set against the hilariously nostalgic backdrop of the 1980’s, Michael Tully’s PING PONG SUMMER is the story of Rad Miracle (Marcello Conte), a hip-hop obsessed teenager heading out with his family for a summer vacation in Ocean City, MD.
Friday January 24th, 2014 is a landmark date for the Sarasota Film Festival. For the first time in the festival's history, an SFF World Premiere Movie will be screened prior to the festival and as the 2014 opener in our acclaimed MOONLIGHT MOVIE program. The film is THE HOLDING CELL and it focuses on important teen issues including prescription drug abuse and addiction.