AMY SEIMETZ SUGGESTS…
The first screening of Amy Seimetz’s directorial debut SUN DON’T SHINE sold out at SFF! Amy is a longtime SFF alum who starred in THE OFF HOURS and MYTH OF THE AMERICAN SLEEPOVER (to name just a few of her great films that SFF has been honored to present.) Amy marked the following films as must see! Check ‘em out! (Click on any of the film titles to buy tickets now!)
AND DON'T MISS THE ENCORE SCREENING TODAY at 6:00 PM of Amy's SUN DON'T SHINE! Click here to buy tickets now!)
EMPIRE BUILDER – Director Kris Swanberg
Cool Fact: Lead actress Kate Shiel is also in Amy’s SUN DON’T SHINE and V/H/S!
Today, 4:00 PM
COMPLIANCE – Director Craig Sobel
“Controversial… you can’t keep your eyes off it!” -- Amy
Cool Fact: Lead actress Dreama Walker now stars in the hit show Don’t Trust the B**** in Apartment 23!)
Today, 7:30 PM
FAMILY NIGHTMARE – Director Dustin Guy Defa
Part of our Shorts 5: Slices of Life collection!
Cool Fact: Screened at Sundance!
Friday, 12:45 PM!
LEAVE ME LIKE YOU FOUND ME – Director Adele Romanski
Cool Fact: Adele produced MYTH OF THE AMERICAN SLEEPOVER!
Friday, 6:15 PM, encore Sunday, 7:00 PM
SOMEBODY UP THERE LIKES ME – Director Bob Byington
Cool Fact: Stars Amy’s friend JESS WEIXLER (Teeth) who will be here for after-screening Q&As! And Kate Shiel is also in this one!
Saturday, 7:15 PM, encores Sunday, 3:00 PM
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All screenings before 5:00 PM are only eight bucks!
Let's talk AMERICAN MAN. If you follow NFL football, you must see this incredible film screening today at the Sarasota Opera House. It is a Big Deal for sports fans. The film is directed by Jon Frankel from HBO Real Sports who will be here for the premiere. NY Giants Hall Of Fame legend Harry Carson will attend the screening. Kevin Turner, former NFL superstar (The Philadelphia Eages and the New England Patriots) and subject of the film, will also be on hand. There may even be additional surprise guests!
All this kicks off at the Sarasota Opera House at 6:00 PM with a red carpet event and reception to benefit the Roskamp Institute. The film screens at 7:30 PM! Don't miss it!
CLICK HERE TO BUY TICKETS NOW!
Now, screening before American Man at the Opera House, beginning at 5:30 PM, we have something very special for you. We have a special advance screening of one of the summer's biggest comedies as seen in Entertainment Weekly's SUMMER MOVIE PREVIEW edition. On June 15th it opens everywhere, but today YOU can see it here! The movie is YOUR SISTER'S SISTER starring the always amazing Emily Blunt from the Devil Wears Prada. And here's a cool INSIDER tidbit for you. Emily fixed up HER sister with Stanley Tucci, SFF alum and co-star of Devil Wears Prada and now they're engaged. Very cool! This film is a must see experience. So come on down at 5:30 PM for it! CLICK HERE TO BUY TICKETS NOW!
And don't forget about the
Amy Seimetz is a multi-talented artist who has appeared at SFF many times in recent years. As an actor you will recognize her from SFF's acclaimed THE MYTH OF THE AMERICAN SLEEPOVER & TINY FURNITURE (and, of course, last year's wonderful film by Megan Griffiths' THE OFF HOURS.) She also appeared in the SFF film THE JONESTOWN DEFENSE and A HORRIBLE WAY TO DIE from V/H/S wraparound director Adam Wingard!
This year Amy is here in support of her feature film directorial debut, SUN DON'T SHINE. This is a magnificent achievement, a film rich in atmosphere, nuance and tension filled with outstanding performances and shot in and around St. Petersburg and Bradenton! SUN DON'T SHINE screens THIS SATURDAY at 7:00 PM and encores Thursday, April 19 at 6:00 PM. Amy will be here for Q&As after both screenings! Click here to buy tickets now!
Before we talk to Amy, a few recommendations of great films at SFF 2012 from other returning alums! Click on the titles to buy tickets! They're going fast!
LEAVE ME LIKE YOU FOUND ME: The directorial debut of Adele Romanski who produced SFF alums MYTH OF THE AMERICAN SLEEPOVER and THE FREEBIE! Adele will be here for Q&As after her screenings! Friday, April 20, 6:15 PM, encores Sunday, April 22, 7:00 PM.
ATOMIC STATES OF AMERICA: Part of our Documentary Feature Competition, an amazing exploration of nuclear power plant communities and more from Don Argott and Sheena M. Joyce (ROCK SCHOOL, LAST DAYS HERE, ART OF THE STEAL.) Don and Sheena will be
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