Sunscreen Film Festival Announces Official Selections For 15th Annual Event

Sunscreen Film Pageant Announces Official Choices For Its fifteenth Once-a-year Party

Not only is the Sunscreen Film Pageant the longest managing mainstream film pageant in the Tampa Bay space, it has also turn into a extensively identified pageant close to the entire world…it is amazing to see the constructive result it is experienced on our group about the several years.

The Sunscreen Film Pageant these days declared its official software selections for its 2020 showcase having area at AMC Theaters Sundial (151 2nd Ave N, St. Petersburg, Fla.) — and other assist venues in the space — from Thursday, April 30 by means of Sunday, May well three, 2020. The pageant, now in its fifteenth yr, will kick off with a screening of Beast Beast, an official range at Sundance, generated by Alec Baldwin and directed by Danny Madden and Wake Up, a quick directed by Olivia Wilde, starring Margaret Qualley. The Pageant will close with The Unlawful — directed by Danish Renzu and starring Suraj Sharma (Life of Pi) — a gripping coming of age story about a passionate film scholar that should go away every thing guiding to follow his aspiration in a new place. Verified movie star attendances consist of: Dean Cain for The Seven, a supernatural horror film and Robert Davi for Mott Haven, a gritty drama.

“Not only is the Sunscreen Film Pageant the longest managing mainstream film pageant in the Tampa Bay space, it has also turn into a extensively identified pageant close to the entire world. I journey to festivals like Cannes, Sundance and Toronto every yr and I can see it escalating to have an influence like these fests. It has actually put the St. Pete, Clearwater, Tampa space on the film entire world map — and it is amazing to see the constructive result it is experienced on our group about the several years. The Film Fee is thrilled to be the headline sponsor and is seeking ahead to the up coming 15 several years,” mentioned Tony Armer, St. Petersburg Clearwater film commissioner and Sunscreen Film Pageant founder.

The fifteenth Once-a-year Sunscreen Film Pageant will existing twenty five capabilities from the US and close to the entire world in just several groups such as overseas, documentary, thriller, drama, and comedy as well as, a hundred shorts throughout 13 unique thematic blocks.

Aspect highlights consist of: The Miseducation of Bindu — a coming of age dramedy directed by Prarthana Mohan and generated by the Duplas Brothers — that facilities close to a bullied Indian teen as she navigates by means of high school Snaeland, a End film noir about a disgraced German journalist who finds redemption in a tiny Icelandic fishing village and Angela, a Columbian film directed by Agamenon Quintero that sheds light-weight on the electricity adult males keep about females in several sections of the entire world.

Regionally manufactured movies will also be having centre phase with the Pageant screening WDED Useless In The Morning, Elegance is Skin Deep, Celebrity Crush, and various high school shorts.

Documentary highlights consist of the Tale of Plastic directed by Deia Schlosberg Flannery, a biopic on southern gothic author Flannery O’Conner and Frenemies, a film shot in Cuba that addresses the country’s challenging romantic relationship with the US. Also showcased is Stalking Chernobyl: Exploration Just after the Apocalypse, an in-depth glance into the growing range of experience-seekers jeopardizing radiation poisoning to just take images in the space.

“Finding our way in the entire world is the theme of the Pageant this yr. I imagine extra than at any time we want stories from new, new perspectives to enable us turn into extra linked as people today in this entire world. That’s why we are so very pleased of all the movies in our lineup this yr. These movies give emerging expertise a substantially-essential voice to share the stories that make you experience true human emotion. If you actually want to get a experience for what lies forward in film creating, this is in which you want to be,” mentioned Chris Eaton, pageant programming director.

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ABOUT THE SUNSCREEN Film Pageant

The Sunscreen Film Pageant is structured and introduced by the St. Petersburg-Clearwater Film Society Inc., a not-for-gain 501 (c) (three) group, screening prime-notch movies, giving yr-round programing, such as movies, educational workshops, functions and functions in St. Petersburg, Clearwater and Tampa, Florida. Constantly internationally identified as a prime world-wide film pageant it is the longest managing mainstream film pageant in the Tampa Bay space.

ABOUT THE ST. PETERSBURG/CLEARWATER Film Fee

The St. Pete/Clearwater Film Fee serves Pinellas County, Florida supporting and operating to bring commercials, Tv set reveals, function movies and digital media projects to the space.

Film SPC supports area signature Film Festivals, fosters field development with absolutely free workshops, an on the net output tutorial and site database. The film commission participates in direct promoting and trade missions at important film markets, festivals and tradeshows in North America and Internationally like Sundance, Cannes, Toronto and extra.

Film SPC has a area film incentive software. Film, Tv set, digital media, audio videos and extra are eligible for the development promoting partnerships. The goal of the incentive is to present exclusive desired destination exposure for St. Pete/Clearwater as an space with a escalating name for filmmaking and television programming, terrific destinations, and excellent crew and products resources.

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