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Attendance Rockets For Sarasota Film Festival in 2015

Ticket sales at the Sarasota Film Festival this year were up by approximately 16 percent over last year, organizers said, as the event spread into venues with higher seating capacity and attracted more out-of-town guests to the region. 206 more words

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Special BRAND of Wisdom

Many of you know Russell Brand as an actor, comedian and former husband of Katy Perry. Recently, I was at the Sarasota Film Festival and enjoyed a documentary that followed. 331 more words

Haley Discusses Blythe Danner, Senior Sex and Why 'I'll See You In My Dreams' Nearly Shot in SWFL

When director Brett Haley first came to the Sarasota Film Festival five years ago, he was immediately concerned. His directorial debut, The New Year, had sold just 10 tickets, so he started hustling on the streets, begging folks to see a micro-budget shot with no recognizable actors in Pensacola, Florida. 565 more words

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Sarasota Film Festival 2015 An Historic One For Women

Organizers believe the Sarasota Film Festival this year was the first major festival in the country to include 100 feature films directed by female filmmakers. The milestone adds to the reputation of the festival, which already partners with the U.S. 211 more words

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'Lamb' Filmmaker Excited About Sarasota Win

It’s safe to say it was a surprise to Ross Partridge when his film, Lamb, won the Independent Visions competition at the Sarasota Film Festival on Friday.  230 more words

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Jane Seymour Believes 'Bereave' Work Among Her Best

From the world of James Bond the wild west around Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman, Jane Seymour has stayed active on screen bringing characters to life. 416 more words

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Festival Guide: Day 10

The madness of film festival is over; but the films continue for one more day. In this last installment of our festival guide for 2015, we spot a few things still left to do before the Sarasota Film Festival calls it a wrap. 221 more words

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