HALF THE PICTURE examines the dismal number of women directors working in Hollywood, and the challenges women filmmakers face: sexual harassment, sexism, male and societal discomfort with female leadership, and the added barrier of racial discrimination. Such successful women directors as Ava DuVernay, Lena Dunham, Jill Soloway, and Rosanna Arquette talk about their career paths, struggles, inspirations, and hopes for the future.
Welcome to our new ticketing interface! These listings are posted in advance of our ticket sales. Peruse our films and add your favorite films to your wishlist. When tickets go on sale, you can order directly from your wishlist. Tickets go on sale March 24 to members and March 26 to the general public. The Sarasota Film Festival (SFF) is recognized as a world-class platform for thought-provoking films from some of the best known and emerging independent voices. Although we are one of nearly 850 film festivals in North America, we continually rank in the top ten percent.