Sarasota Film Festival announces 2013 lineup


Sarasota Film Festival announces 2013 lineup


Date: March 13, 2013
by: Mallory Gnaegy | A&E Editor


Tom Hall announced Sarasota Film Festival’s 15th season lineup announcement Wednesday, March 13 at The Sponsor and Press Kick Off Party at Marie Selby Botanical Gardens.

This year’s festival from April 5 through April 14 will showcase 104 feature films and 120 short films — including youthFEST shorts.

"Blackfish," a film about Tilikum the orca whale that killed its SeaWorld Trainer will open the festival. Its world premiere was this past Jan. 19 at Sundance Film Festival. It's directed by Gabriela Cowperthwaite

“Frances Ha,” a black and white comedy about a woman looking for an unknown something in The Big Apple, under the direction of Noah Noah Baumbach will close the festival.

“The Spectacular Now” and “Running From Crazy” will centerpiece the festival.

“The Spectacular Now” centers around a high school young love, and director James Ponsoldt will be in attendance.

“Running From Crazy” directed by Barbara Kopple is a portrait of Mariel Hemingway and she and her family’s battles with mental illness. Mariel Hemingway will be in attendance. Stay tuned to for more updates on Sarasota Film Festival.

Here’s a list of the feature films announced:

AFTER TILLER, directed by Lana Wilson and Martha Shane
ALIYAH, directed by Elie Wajeman
THE ANGELS’ SHARE, directed by Ken Loach
AUGUSTINE, directed by Alice Winocour
THE BALLAD OF THE WEEPING SPRING, directed by Benny Toraty
BARZAN, directed by Alex Stonehill and Bradley Hutchinson (World Premiere)
BEAUTY AND THE BREAST, directed by Liliana Komorowska
BETWEEN US, directed by Dan Mirvish
BIG STAR: NOTHING CAN HURT ME, directed by Drew DiNicola
BLACKFISH, directed by Gabriela Cowperthwaite
BRAVE MISS WORLD, directed by Cecilia Peck
BROKEN, directed by Rufus Norris
BURMA, directed by Carlos Puga
C.O.G., directed by Kyle Patrick Alvarez
CASTING BY, directed by Tom Donahue
CITIZEN KOCH, directed by Carl Deal and Tia Lessin
THE COLD LANDS, directed by Tom Gilroy (North American Premiere)
COMPUTER CHESS, directed by Andrew Bujalski
CONCUSSION, directed by Stacie Passon
THE CRASH REEL, directed by Lucy Walker
CUTIE AND THE BOXER, directed by Zachary Heinzerling
DEAD MAN’S BURDEN, directed by Jared Moshe
DEATH METAL ANGOLA, directed by Jeremy Xido (North American Premiere)
THE DEFLOWERING OF EVA VAN END, directed by Michiel ten Horn
THE DIRTIES, directed by Matt Johnson
THE DISCOVERERS, directed by Justin Schwarz
THE END OF TIME, directed by Peter Mettler
FALL AND WINTER, directed by Matt Anderson
FILL THE VOID, directed by Rama Burshtein
FIRST COMES LOVE, directed by Nina Davenport
FORBIDDEN VOICES, directed by Barbara Miller
THE FORGOTTEN KINGDOM, directed by Andrew Mudge
FRANCES HA, directed by Noah Baumbach
A GIRL AND A GUN, directed by Cathryne Czbek
GOOD OL’ FREDA, directed by Ryan White
THE GREAT CHICKEN WING HUNT, directed by Matt Reynolds
THE GREY AREA, directed by Noga Ashkenazi
A HIJACKING, directed by Tobias Lindholm
THE HUNT, directed by Thomas Vinterberg
I USED TO BE DARKER, directed by Matthew Porterfield
IN THE FOG, directed by Sergei Loznitsa
IN THE HOUSE, directed by François Ozon
IT FELT LIKE LOVE, directed by Eliza Hittman
THE KINGS OF SUMMER, directed by Jordan Vogt-Roberts
LA SIRGA, directed by William Vega
LA SOURCE, directed by Patrick Shen
LACE BITE, directed by Sharron Bates and Carmen Klotz
LAND OF HOPE, directed by Sion Sono
THE LAST SENTENCE, directed by Jan Troell
LAURENCE ANYWAYS, directed by Xavier Dolan
THE LIST, directed by Beth Murphy
LITTLE FUGITIVE, directed by Morris Engel, Ruth Orkin, and Ray Ashley
MAIDENTRIP, directed by Jillian Schlesinger
MARIA THE KOREAN BRIDE, directed by Maria Yoon
MEDORA, directed by Andrew Cohn and Davy Rothbart
MONSTERS, directed by Melissa Thompson
MORE THAN HONEY, directed by Markus Imhoof
MUSICWOOD, directed by Maxine Trump
MY NAME IS FAITH, directed by Jason Banker, Jorge Torres-Torres, and Tiffany Suedela-Junker
NEWLYWEEDS, directed by Shaka King
NEXT YEAR JERUSALEM, directed by David Gaynes (World Premiere)
NO ONE LIVES, directed by Ryûhei Kitamura
NO PLACE ON EARTH, directed by Janet Tobias
NOR’EASTER, directed by Andrew Brotzman
NOTHING WITHOUT YOU, directed by Xackery Irving
THE OXBOW CURE, directed by Yonah Lewis and Calvin Thomas (World Premiere)
PASADENA, directed by Will Slocombe (World Premiere)
PERSISTENCE OF VISION, directed by Kevin Schreck
THE PERVERT’S GUIDE TO IDEOLOGY, directed by Sophie Fiennes
PLIMPTON! STARRING GEORGE PLIMPTON AS HIMSELF, directed by Thomas Bean and Luke Poling
POST TENEBRAS LUX, directed by Carlos Reygadas
THE RAMBLER, directed by Calvin Lee Reeder
REALITY, directed by Matteo Garrone
REMOTE AREA MEDICAL, directed by Jeff Reichert and Farihah Zaman
RENOIR, directed by Gilles Bourdos
RICKY RAPPER AND COOL WENDY, directed by Mari Rantasila
RUNNING FROM CRAZY, directed by Barbara Kopple
RUNNING WILD: THE LIFE OF DAYTON O. HYDE, directed by Suzanne Mitchell
RUTA DE LA LUNA, directed by Juan Sebastián Jácome
SALMA, directed by Kim Longinotto
SHEPARD AND DARK, directed by Treva Wurmfeld
SOFT IN THE HEAD, directed by Nathan Silver (World Premiere)
SOMETHING IN THE AIR, directed by Olivier Assayas
A SONG STILL INSIDE, directed by Gregory Collins (World Premiere)
THE SPECTACULAR NOW, directed by James Ponsoldt
STILL MINE, directed by Michael McGowan
SURVIVAL PRAYER, directed by Benjamin Greené
THÉRÈSE DESQUEYROUX, directed by Claude Miller
THIS IS MARTIN BONNER, directed by Chad Hartigan
TOWHEADS, directed by Shannon Plumb
TRAILBLAZERS IN HABITS, directed by Nancy M. Tong
TWENTY FEET FROM STARDOM, directed by Morgan Neville
UP HEARTBREAK HILL, directed by Erica Scharf
VENUS AND SERENA, directed by Maiken Baird and Michelle Major
THE WALL, directed by Julian Roman Pölsler
WE ALWAYS LIE TO STRANGERS, directed by AJ Schnack and David Wilson
WHEN I WALK, directed by Jason DaSilva
WITHOUT SHEPHERDS, directed by Cary McClelland
WORLD CIRCUS, directed by Angela Snow
YOU AIN’T SEEN NOTHIN’ YET, directed by Alain Resnais
ZARAFA, directed by Rémi Bezançon and Jean-Christophe Lie


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