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New Documentary Will Cover How Sarasota Influenced the Future of Trauma Therapy

The career of aspiring psychotherapist and New College graduate Rick Doblin is being chronicled by documentary filmmaker Nirvan Mullick.

07/15/2019 By Giulia Heyward

Films

The Ringling Will Participate in World Refugee Day With Film Screening

The museum will show Ai Weiwei's film "Human Flow," about human migration and the refugee crisis.

06/11/2019 By Staff

Mic Check

How Siesta Key's Brandon Gomes Turned a MTV Reality Show Into a Smart Business Move

“I’ve been doing music since before the show came my way,” says Gomes. “Once MTV realized people were interested in my music career, the transition was natural.”

05/30/2019 By Giulia Heyward

Juicy trouble

Season Three of Claws Starts June 9

The hit TNT show, set in Palmetto, is an ideal summertime escape, with an exuberant, over-the-top panache.

05/22/2019 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Encore

MTV's Siesta Key Has Been Renewed for a Third Season

Here's hoping Pauly's hilarious grandmother returns, too.

05/13/2019 By Giulia Heyward

Awards

Southeastern Guide Dogs Film Named a “Best of the Best” Winner at Brand Film Festival in New York

The film helps tell the story of the organization, which provides guide dogs for the visually impaired and veterans with disabilities.

05/08/2019 By Staff

New to town

The Starlite Room Reopens as El Mandilón

The restaurant's transformation into a "craft Mexican" restaurant will be featured in the new Food Network show, Restaurant Flip.

05/08/2019 By Giulia Heyward

Recap

Sarasota Film Festival Wraps Up with World Premiere and Awards

Greg Kinnear's directorial debut followed the presentation of awards to Blythe Danner and Anne Heche.

04/14/2019 By Kay Kipling

Awards

Ringling College Students Win 'Best Animation Series' in 39th Annual College Television Awards

Their film "In a Heartbeat" follows the adolescent struggles of Sherwin, a shy boy with a crush on the smooth, popular Jonathan.

04/12/2019 By Staff

Review

Sarasota Film Festival: Making Montgomery Clift

A documentary by the late actor's nephew offers some new insights into the man and his work.

04/11/2019 By Kay Kipling

Gap year

The Director of an Oscar-Nominated Film Returns to Sarasota for a Special Screening

Filmmaker Bing Liu will be present at a showing of his documentary, Minding the Gap, at New College of Florida on Friday, April 19.

04/09/2019 By Giulia Heyward

In the Spotlight

Sarasota Film Festival Opens with Mike Wallace Is Here

The documentary about the late television journalist is both personal and wide-ranging.

04/06/2019 By Kay Kipling

End times

Recap: MTV's Siesta Key Season 2, Episode 12: 'Cheers to the End of Summer!'

In the season finale, the producers work overtime to tie up all the loose ends.

04/03/2019 By Giulia Heyward

Heat Index

The Sarasota Film Festival Keeps the Movie Mojo Going All Year-Round

And this year's festival will take place April 5-14.

04/02/2019 By Kay Kipling

Second coming

The Starlite Room Will Get a Makeover and Be Featured on the Food Network

The Starlite Room has closed, but the owner plans to reopen soon, thanks in part to a new TV deal.

03/29/2019 By Giulia Heyward

Almost at the finish line

Recap: MTV's Siesta Key Season 2, Episode 11: 'I Want Him (Without the Cheating)'

There are only two episodes before this season is over and no one is more excited than I am.

03/27/2019 By Giulia Heyward

TV RECAP

Recap: MTV's Siesta Key Season 2, Episode 10: 'I Had High Hopes for You.'

With only two episodes left before the season finale, this is truly the show that runs out my patience.

03/20/2019 By Giulia Heyward

Preview

Sarasota Film Festival 2019 Announces Its Line-up

Festival organizers revealed film titles, special events, stars and more during a kickoff party Tuesday evening.

03/20/2019 By Kay Kipling

Television

Recap: MTV's Siesta Key Season 2, Episode 9: 'Cheers to Sunday Funday!'

Who would have thought that the most interesting character in this show about 20-somethings on the beach would be Pauly's sweet grandmother?

03/13/2019 By Giulia Heyward

LOCAL FILM

Local Documentary Receives Three Awards at Film Festival Screenings Across the Country

Since its original test screening in Sarasota, the documentary has been shown at eight film festivals, receiving three separate awards along the way.

03/06/2019 By Giulia Heyward