Sarasota Film Festival box office opens Friday

March 15, 2013 

Sarasota Film Festival box office opens today

Tickets go on sale today for the 2013 edition of the Sarasota Film Festival.

This year's festival includes more than 220 films, including at least three world premieres, plus personal appearances by actors Mariel Hemingway, Griffin Dunne and Cheryll Hines and Oscar-winning director Barbara Kopple.

The festival's lineup of films opens April 5 with a screening Gabriela Cowperthwaite's documentary "Blackfish," about a captive killer whale in Orlando that killed its trainer, and ends April 15 with Noah Baumbachs "Frances Ha," an acclaimed comedy about a would-be dancer whose dreams clash with reality.

The festival's box office opens at 11 a.m. March 15 at the Regal Hollywood 20, 1993 Main St., Sarasota. Tickets, and the complete schedule of films and events, are available at www.sarasotafilmfestival.com.

-- Marty Clear

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