Sarasota Film Festival

Sarasota film fest poster
In April Shades was part of the Official selection shorts program. On Sunday 7th April in sunny Florida at the Sarasota Film Festival Shades of Living had it’s USA premiere. I was nervous and delighted to see what an American crowd felt for the film.


SFF WOMEN: Through Women’s Eyes and The Side By Side Symposium

The Gulf Coast Chapter of the U.S. National Committee for U.N. Women and the Sarasota Film Festival are partnering once again to present The 13th annual Through Women’s Eyes Film Program. This event will take place during the first weekend of The SFF, April 14 and 15, and will feature independent films by women filmmakers that seek to expand awareness of the lives of women throughout the world.

In addition, the SFF will present its 2nd annual Side By Side Symposium: A Mentoring Program for Women Filmmakers. Created in partnership with Women Make Movies, this program seeks to bring together women from various segments of the film industry for mentoring and dialogue in order to foster and promote artistic collaboration.

UN Women in film symposium