Best Florida Films From Sunscreen Film Festival Screening Sept. 13 in St. Petersburg
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ST. PETERSBURG, FLA. (September 2008) – Fifteen of the best Florida-made short films from the Sunscreen Film Festival will be screened at NOVA 535, Saturday, September 13. Films will be shown at two different screenings: 8 and 10:15PM. Admission is $8 and includes one drink.
The films will be competing for the right to be called “Best Florida-made film”. The winning films (one from each screening) will be audience choice. The winners will receive a Sunscreen 2009 VIP package each worth hundreds of dollars.
The Sunscreen Film Festival will host its next film event with a Eurocrime Film Festival at the University of Tampa October 3-5. This will be followed by a screening of Broke Sky October 8, also at the University of Tampa at 7pm. Director Thomas Calloway will be attending the screening and doing a Q&A following the film. All the above events at the University of Tampa are free and open to the public.
October will also highlight the beginning of a new film series the festival has created in conjunction with the Museum of Fine Arts in downtown St. Petersburg. Each month the Sunscreen Film Festival will present different films to be screened at the Museum. The first in the series begins October 10 with a focus on Hindi language films. BOLLYWOOD NIGHTS will showcase 3 films over 3 days. Admission is $12 and includes an open gallery and cash bar
About the Sunscreen Film Festival
Sunscreen Film Festival supports independent filmmakers, producers and actors through a yearly presentation of films, educational seminar series and Q&A panels. The festival is organized by the St. Petersburg/Clearwater Film Society, a 501c3 non-profit public charity dedicated to educating the public about the art of visual storytelling, enhancing opportunities for local filmmakers to develop their craft and art, and increasing the public’s awareness and support of local filmmaking as a cultural and economic asset. For more information visit www.SunscreenFilmFestival.com.