Enzian Announces 2014 Florida Film Festival Program Lineup
Program, Schedule, Tickets and Films!
23rd Annual Florida Film Festival, April 4-13, 2014, in Maitland and Winter Park, Florida, with Primary Sponsor Full Sail University and Primary Public Partner Orange County Government. FFF will screen more than 170 feature and short films representing 26 countries, along with celebrity guest appearances, forums and parties. Of the films selected, 137 have premiere status. Full lineup listed below. Film descriptions, trailers, stills, and schedule available at www.floridafilmfestival.com/program.
Henry Maldonado, President of Enzian and the Florida Film Festival, remarked, “The Florida Film Festival continues to attract independent filmmakers in record numbers. With so many films appearing on Florida screens for the first time, our audience has the chance to experience amazing stories with a broad range of themes, styles, and surprises. There really is something new and exciting for everyone to explore this year.”
“I just love this year’s group of films. While the selection process was more difficult than ever due to the sheer volume of compelling entries that made us sit up and take notice, I’m confident our audiences will be as entertained, engaged, surprised, and moved as we were,” commented Matthew Curtis, Florida Film Festival Programming Director. “Once again, we have a great mix of fresh, exciting talent and returning Florida Film Festival veterans doing outstanding new work that we’re proud to present to our community. Without a doubt, there is something for every possible taste in our lineup.”
The 20 feature competition films will be eligible for up to three awards each: a Grand Jury Award for best film in that category, a Special Jury Award given at the jury’s discretion for exceptional achievements, and an Audience Award determined by audience votes.
Festival films feature familiar talent, both in front and behind the camera, including Steve Coogan, Bill Plympton, Jude Law, Demian Bichir, Richard E. Grant, Emilia Clarke, Jesse Eisenberg, Mia Wasikowska, Wallace Shawn, Noah Taylor, Cathy Moriarty, Johnny Depp, Ralph Steadman, Nicolas Cage, David Gordon Green, Jenny Slate, David Cross, Clive Owen, Juliette Binoche, Joe Swanberg, Amy Seimetz, Mercedes Ruehl, Alan Cumming, Melanie Lynskey, Elijah Wood, Alia Shawkat, Michael Cera, Martin Starr, Andrew Wilson, Rachel Korine, Paul Sorvino, Michael Rapaport, Chazz Palminteri, David Morse, Michael O’Keefe, Annie Potts, Richard Kind, Catalina Sandino Moreno, Melanie Griffith, Ray Liotta, Sienna Miller , Nick Cassavetes, Emmy Rossum, and Ron Perlman.
Susan Sarandon, Paul Sorvino, Giancarlo Esposito, Shawn Christensen to Attend Florida Film Festival 2014!
Opening Night Film
THE TRIP TO ITALY (UK/ITALY, 2014, 107 MIN, DIRECTED BY MICHAEL WINTERBOTTOM, FLORIDA PREMIERE)
BEFORE I DISAPPEAR (USA, 2014, 95 MIN, DIRECTED BY SHAWN CHRISTENSEN, EAST COAST PREMIERE)
CHEATIN’ (USA, 2013, 76 MIN, DIRECTED BY BILL PLYMPTON, FLORIDA PREMIERE)
DOM HEMINGWAY (UK, 2013, 93 MIN, DIRECTED BY RICHARD SHEPARD, RATED R)
THE DOUBLE (UK, 2013, 93 MIN, DIRECTED BY RICHARD AYOADE)
FOR NO GOOD REASON (UK/USA, 2012, 89 MIN, DIRECTED BY CHARLIE PAUL, EAST COAST PREMIERE, RATED R)
GABRIELLE (CANADA, 2013, 104 MIN, DIRECTED BY LOUISE ARCHAMBAULT)
JOE (USA, 2013, 117 MIN, DIRECTED BY DAVID GORDON GREEN)
OBVIOUS CHILD (USA, 2013, 83 MIN, DIRECTED BY GILLIAN ROBESPIERRE)
WORDS AND PICTURES (USA, 2013, 111 MIN, DIRECTED BY FRED SCHEPISI, RATED PG-13)
YELLOW (USA, 2013, 108 MIN, DIRECTED BY NICK CASSAVETES, EAST COAST PREMIERE)