Sarasota Film Festival Unveils Programming for 2014

The Sarasota Film Festival will kick off this year with Rory Kennedy’s Last Days In Vietnam and close with  Charlie McDowell’s The One I Love on Closing Night, with Phillip Seymour Hoffman’s last film God’s Pocket also in the mix. The Festival at its press kickoff released a complete list of 252 films that will screen as part of the event this year. The festival runs April 4-13.  Click below for a complete list,

In addition to the opening and closing films, the festival is also hosting as Centerpiece Films both John Slattery’s God’s Pocket, starring Hoffman, and Andrew Rossi’s documentary Ivory Tower.

The festival will host a number of premieres as well, including: BFE by Shawn Telford (World Premiere), Bloody Beans by Narimane Mari (US Premiere), If You Take This by Craig Butta (World Premiere), Joy Kevin by Caleb Johnson (World Premiere), Road to Palmoa by Jason Momoa (World Premiere), Something, Anything by Paul Harrill (World Premiere), She’s Beautiful When She’s Angry by Mary Dore (World Premiere), A Street in Palermo (US Premiere), Thou Wast Mild and Lovely by Josephine Decker (North American Premiere), and When the World’d on Fire by James Clauer (World Premiere).

A complete list of films includes:

FEATURE FILMS

A IS FOR ALEX, Director: Alex Orr

ABOVE ALL ELSE, Director: John Fiege

ACTRESS, Director: Robert Greene

AMERICAN VAGABOND, Director: Susanna Helke

THE ANIMAL PROJECT, Director: Ingrid Veninger

APPROACHING THE ELEPHANT, Director: Amanda Rose Wilder

THE AUCTION, Director: Sébastien Pilote

BEARS, Directors: Alastair Fothergill, Keith Scholey

BFE, Director: Shawn Telford

BICYCLING WITH MOLIERE, Director: Philippe le Guay

BIG IN JAPAN, Director: John Jeffcoat

BLOODY BEANS, Director: Narimane Mari

BLUE RUIN, Director: Jeremy Saulnier

BOB BIRDNOW’S REMARKABLE TALE OF HUMAN SURVIVAL AND THE TRANSCENDENCE OF SELF, Director: Eric Steele

BORGMAN, Director: Alex van Warmerdam

BOY MEETS GIRL (1984), Director: Leos Carax

BRONX OBAMA, Director: Ryan Murdock

BUZZARD, Director: Joel Potrykus

CANNIBAL, Director: Manuel Martín Cuenca

CAPTIVATED: THE TRIALS OF PAMELA SMART, Director: Jeremiah Zagar

THE CASE AGAINST 8, Director: Ben Cotner, Ryan White

CHU AND BLOSSOM, Director: Charles Chu, Gavin Kelly

THE CLUB, Directors: Carlye Rubin, Katie Green

COHERENCE, Director: James Byrkit

THE CONGRESS, Director: Ari Folman; Producers: Ari Folman, Reinhard Brundig, Robin Wright

DAMNATION, Directors: Ben Knight, Travis Rummel

DANGEROUS ACTS STARRING THE UNSTABLE ELEMENTS OF BELARUS, Director: Madeleine Sackler

DEEP CITY: THE BIRTH OF THE MIAMI SOUND, Directors: Dennis Scholl, Marlon Johnson, Chad Tingle

DOM HEMINGWAY, Director: Richard Shepard

DOMESTIC LIFE, Director: Isabelle Czajka

THE DOUBLE, Director: Richard Ayoade

ELLIOT, Directors: Jaret Belliveau, Matthew Bauckman

THE EMPTY HOURS, Director: Aarón Fernández

EMPTYING THE SKIES, Director: Douglas Kass, Roger Kass

THE ENDURING BEAUTY OF MEMORY, Director: Durand Adams, Charles Clapsaddle, Charles Williams

ERNEST & CELESTINE, Director: Benjamin Renner, Vincent Patar, Stéphane Aubier

EVAPORATING BORDERS, Director: Iva Radivojevic

FOR NO GOOD REASON, Director: Charlie Paul

FORTY YEARS FROM YESTERDAY, Directors: Rodrigo Ojeda-Beck, Robert Machoian

A FRAGILE TRUST: PLAGIARISM, POWER, AND JAYSON BLAIR AT THE NEW YORK TIMES, Director: Samantha Grant

FRANK, Director: Lenny Abrahamson

GLENA, Director: Allan Luebke

GOD’S POCKET, Director: John Slattery

GREASEPAINT, Director: Daniel Espeut

THE GREAT INVISIBLE, Director: Margaret Brown

THE GREEN PRINCE, Director: Nadav Schirman

HAPPY VALLEY, Director: Amir Bar-Lev

THE HEART MACHINE, Director: Zachary Wigon

HELI, Director: Amat Escalante

HELLION, Director: Kat Candler

I AM A GIRL, Director: Rebecca Barry

I BELIEVE IN UNICORNS, Director: Leah Meyerhoff

IDA, Director: Pawel Pawlikowski

IF YOU DONT, I WILL, Director: Sophie Fillières

IF YOU TAKE THIS, Director: Craig Butta     

IN COUNTRY, Director: Mike Attie, Meghan O’Hara

IVORY TOWER, Director: Andrew Rossi

JOY KEVIN, Director: Caleb Johnson

KUMIKO, THE TREASURE HUNTER, Director: David Zellner

THE LADIES OF THE HOUSE, Director: John Stuart Wildman

LAST DAYS IN VIETNAM, Director: Rory Kennedy

THE LAST OF ROBIN HOOD, Directors: Richard Glatzer, Wash Westmoreland

LET THERE BE LIGHT (1947), Director: John Huston

LIES I TOLD MY LITTLE SISTER, Director: William J. Stribling

LIGHT FLY, FLY HIGH, Directors: Susann Ostigaard, Beathe Hofseth

THE LITTLE MERMAID, Director: Ron Clements, John Musker

LOCKE, Director: Steven Knight

THE LUCKY 6, Director: Brad Battersby

MANAKAMANA, Director: Stephanie Spray, Pacho Velez

MAUVAIS SANG (1986), Director:  Leos Carax

MEMPHIS, Director: Tim Sutton

MISS HILL: MAKING DANCE MATTER, Director: Greg Vander Veer

MISSION CONGO, Director: Lara Zizic, David Turner

MOOD INDIGO, Director: Michel Gondry

THE ONE I LOVE, Director: Charlie McDowell

NO PROBLEM! SIX MONTHS WITH THE BAREFOOT GRANDMAMAS, Director: Yasmin Kidwai

OBVIOUS CHILD, Directors: Gillian Robespierre

PING PONG SUMMER, Director: Michael Tully

RED LIGHT, GREEN LIGHT, Directors: Michelle Block, Jared Block

RETURN TO HOMS, Director: Talal Derki

REVENGE OF THE MEKONS, Director: Joe Angio

RICH HILL, Director: Tracy Droz Tragos, Andrew Droz Palermo

ROAD TO PALMOA, Director: Jason Momoa

SEPIDEH, Director: Berit Madsen

SEWING HOPE, Director: Derek Watson

SHE’S BEAUTIFUL WHEN SHE’S ANGRY, Directors: Mary Dore

SOMETHING, ANYTHING, Director: Paul Harrill

STALAG 17 (1953), Director: Billy Wilder

STRAY DOGS, Director: Tsai Ming-Liang

A STREET IN PALERMO, Director: Emma Dante

SUKKAH CITY, Director: Jason Hutt

SUPERMENSCH: THE LEGEND OF SHEP GORDON, Director: Mike Myers

SUZANNE, Director: Katell Quillévéré

TERRA FIRMA, Director: Christine Anthony, Owen Masterson

THOU WAS MILD AND LOVELY, Director: Josephine Decker

TO KILL A MAN, Director: Alejandro Fernández Almendras

THE TRIP TO ITALY, Director: Michael Winterbottom

UNCLAIMED, Director: Michael Jorgensen

THE VANQUISHING OF THE WITCH BABA YAGA, Director: Jessica Oreck

VESSEL, Director: Diana Whitten

WATERMARK, Director: Jennifer Baichwal, Edward Burtynsky

WE ARE THE BEST!, Director: Lukas Moodysson

WETLANDS, Director: David Wnendt

WHEN EVENING FALLS ON BUCHAREST OR METABOLISM, Director: Corneliu Porumboiu

WHEN JEWS WERE FUNNY, Director: Alan Zweig

WHEN THE WORLD’S ON FIRE, Director: James Clauer

WHERE THE WAR STILL ECHOES, Directors: Severine Vanel, Pierre Julien Quiers

WHITEY: THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA V. JAMES J. BULGER, Director: Joe Berlinger

WILD CANARIES, Director: Lawrence Michael Levine

WINGS (1927), Director: William A. Wellman

WORDS AND PICTURES, Director: Fred Schepisi

YOUNG & BEAUTIFUL, Director: François Ozon

SHORT FILMS

101 CUPCAKES, Director: Jane Eakin

7 DAY GIG, Director: Kate Marks

 ADVENTURES OF AN * (1956), Director: John Hubley

AFRONAUTSDirector: Frances Bodomo

ALINA HATSONDirector: Venetia Evripiotou

THE APOTHECARYDirector: Helen Hood Scheer

AT THE OPERADirector: Juan Pablo Zaramella

BABY MARYDirector: Kris Swanberg

THE BATTLE OF MIDWAY (1942)Director: John Ford

BALLKONIDirector: Lendita Zeqiraj

BELIEFDirector: Shaun Greenspan

BLUEDirectors: Rena Cheng, Katelyn Bianchini, Asia Lancaster

BROKEN TONGUEDirector: Mónica Savirón

CAP OR KIPPAHDirector: Susanne Engels

CHINA “THE DRAGON” SMITHDirectors: Lori Collins, Ray Rodriguez, Ron Klineschmidt

CHOCOLATE HEARTDirector: Harrison Atkins

CHUBDirector: Samuel Albis

CODADirector: Alan Holly

THE COLLECTOR’S GIFTDirector: Ryan Kravetz

CONFUSION THROUGH SANDDirector: Danny Madden

CRUISING ELECTRIC (1980)Director: Brumby Boylston

CRUMBSDirector: Cyrus Trafford

EAGERDirector: Allison Schulnik

EASYDirector: Daniel Laabs

EGGS (1970)Director: Faith Hubley, John Hubley

EMMELINEDirector: Daniela Pasquini

EPHERMERAL (EFÍMERA)Director: Diego Modino

FE-MALEDirector: Anka Schmid

THE FIGHTING LADY (1945)Director: Commander J. Edward Steichen, USNR

FLAMINGODirector: Carl Zitelmann

FORTUNE HOUSEDirector: Matthew Bonifacio

THE FOX AND THE CHICKADEEDirector: Evan DeRushie

FRESH GUACAMOLEDirector: PES

FUNNELDirector: Andre Hyland

GEAR UPDirector: Justin Owensby

GLOBE TROTDirector: Mitchell Rose

GRANNY BABYDirector: Eva Colmers

THE GREAT ZOMBINIDirector: Andrew Halley

THE GREGGSDirectors: Bruce Bundy, Nigel DeFriez, Kira Pearson, Rob Malone, Jessie Levandov, Alex Mechanik, Jonathan Rosenblit

GYPSY (CIGANO)Director: David Bonneville

HANNAH AND THE MOONDirector: Kate Charter

THE HAT (1964)Directors: Faith Hubley, John Hubley

HIS NEW HANDSDirector: Sudhanshu Saria

A HOLE IN THE SKY (GODKA CIRKA)Directors: Antonio Tibaldi, Àlex Lora

THE HOME TEAMDirector: Joshua Seftel

HOP FROGDirector: Leonid Shmelkov

THE HOUSE AT THE EDGE OF THE GALAXYDirector: Gleb Osatinski

HYPOTHETICALLY, Director: Peter Zinn

I THINK THIS IS THE CLOSEST TO HOW THE FOOTAGE LOOKEDDirectors: Yuval Hameiri, Michal Vaknin

I’M A MITZVAH, Director: Benjamin Berman

I’M GOING TO MUM’SDirector: Lauren Jackson

ICE QUEENDirector: Rohan Khublall

INTO THE SILENT SEADirector: Andrej Landin

IT’S UP TO YOUDirector: Kajsa Næss

IT’S YOUR WAR TOO! (1944) 

JONATHAN’S CHESTDirector: Christopher Radcliff

JUICE OF MY HEARTDirector: Carol Rhyu

KARA WOMEN SPEAKDirector: Jane Baldwin

KILLER KARTDirector: James Feeney

L’AMI, Directors: Christophe Defaye, Olivier Defaye

THE LANDINGDirector: Josh Tanner

THE LAST ORANGE GROVE OF MIDDLE FLORIDADirector: Carl Knickerbocker

THE LAST WILL AND TESTAMENT OF TOM SMITH (1943)Director: Harold S. Bucquet

LET GODirector: Daniel Ruczko

LET THE BAND PLAY ONDirector: Naomi S. Boak

LETTER FOR HOPEDirector: Raquel Roderick

LIEBEDirector: Cameron Macgowan

LIGHT IN MEDirector: Ora Dekornfeld

LOVE POPSDirector: Wes Roberts

LUCKY DOGDirector: Terence Connors

MAESTRADirector: Catherine Murphy

MANUFACTURED FORTUNESDirector: Kevin Gordon

MARILYN MYLLERDirector: Mikey Please

ME + HERDirector: Joseph Oxford

MISS TODDDirector: Kristina Yee

THE MISSING SCARFDirector: Eoin Duffy

THE MOLE AT THE SEADirector: Anna Kadykova

MOONBIRD (1959)Director: John Hubley

MOUNTAINS WILL MOVEDirector: Douglas A. McCann

MUNGGE, NOT AGAINDirector: Adrian Flückiger, Claudia Rothlin, Irmgard Walthert

MY DEAR AMERICANSDirector: Arpita Kumar

MY LITTLE FRIENDSDirector: Megan Mylan

MY SUPER VALENTINEDirector: Jing Yang

THE NECKLACEDirector: Joan Stein-Schimke

NO REAL THAN YOU AREDirector: Vincent Dale

NOTES ON BLINDNESSDirector: Peter Middleton, James Spinney

OF MEN AND DEMONS (1968)Director: John Hubley

THE OLD MANDirector: Ryan LeBoeuf, Cody LeBoeuf

OLD MONSTERDirector: Kevin Clark-Ryan

THE ORPHAN AND THE POLAR BEARDirector: Neil Christopher

OVODirector: Mihai Wilson

PARADISAEA APODADirector: Luxi Jin

PASSER PASSERDirector: Louis Morton

PEDRO PANDirector: Andrea Puente

PERSON TO PERSONDirector: Dustin Guy Defa

PHANTOM LIMBDirector: Alex Grigg

PIECE, PEACEDirector: Park Jae-In

PIERROTDirector: Stephen Reeves

PISHTO GOES AWAYDirector: Sonya Kendel

A PLACE CALLED PLUTODirector: Steve James

RABBIT AND DEERDirectors: Péter Vácz, Attila Bertóti

RAT PACK RATDirector: Todd Rohal

THE REMEMBRANCE (DE’MEM’UNCE)Director: Roger Ross Williams

REQUIEM FOR A ROBOTDirector: Christoph Rainer

RHYTHMS OF RESISTANCEDirector: Jason O’Hara

ROE AT RISK: FIGHTING FOR REPRODUCTIVE JUSTICEDirector: Susan Koch

THE RUNAWAYDirector: Victor Carrey

SHAME AND GLASSESDirector: Alessandro Riconda

SHEDirector: Kriti Dhawan

SHIP OF FOOLSDirector: Mike McGuirk

THE SIDEKICKDirector: Michael J. Weithorn

A SPRING HAS PASSED BYDirector: Eva Daoud

THE SQUEAKIEST ROARDirector: Maggie Rogers

SUPER SLEUTHSDirector: Benjamin Dickinson

TALL EVILDirector: Wally Chung

TENDER GAME (1958)Director: John Hubley

THE PIANO. THE BALLERINA. THE RAIN.Director: Samuel Curtis

TITSDirector: Louisa Bertman

TOBACCO BURNDirector: Justin Liberman

TOWARD INDEPENDENCE (1947)Director: George L. George

TRANSIDENTITYDirector: Jenny Phillips, Grace Powell

TWO ALTARS & A CAVEDirector: Alexandra Aron

UNCLE FLOYDDirector: Charles Poekel

UPON THE ROCKDirector: James Bascara

URBANISSMO (1967)Director: John Hubley

THE VISION QUEST™Director: Andrea Sisson, Pete Ohs

WAITING FOR MAMUDirector: Thomas Morgan, Francois Caillaud, Dan Chen

WAWD AHPDirector: Steve Girard, Josh Chertoff

A WEDDING DAYDirector: Anthony Nicolau

WHILE YOU WEREN’T LOOKINGDirector: Jeremy Mackie

WHITE EARTHDirector: J. Christian Jensen

WHY WE FIGHT: PRELUDE TO WAR (1942)Director: Frank Capra

WINDY DAY (1968)Director: John Hubley

WITH THE MARINES AT TARAWA (1944)Director: Louis Hayward

WOMBODirector: Daniel Acht

WOODLAND DANCEDirector: Jeffrey Boos

WOODYDirector: Stuart Bowen

WRITE BACKDirector: Emily Hubley

YEARBOOKDirector: Bernardo Britto

YELLOW STICKY NOTES: CANADIAN ANIJAMDirector: Jeff Chiba Sterns

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