Sarasota Film Festival
General Event Information
Held annually in Sarasota, FL., The Sarasota Film Festival emphasizes the best in cinema alongside exciting programs and events, with more than 180 films screened each year including features, documentaries, shorts, and kid-friendly picks. Entering our 15th year, we're proud to bring the best new and veteran independent filmmakers to our Festival with local and kid-friendly programs that showcase our idyllic Gulf Coast community.
OUR MISSION: To celebrate the art of filmmaking and the contribution of filmmakers by hosting an international film festival and developing year-long programs for the economic, educational and cultural benefit of our community.
The Sarasota Film Festival returns for its 15th year of celebrating the art of filmmaking while providing engaging community programs. We invite you to join us to experience the best of independent film from new and veteran filmmakers on the No. 1 beach in the world.