Fort Myers Film Festival

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Fort Myers Film Festival 2018-03-23T16:59:01+00:00

The Fort Myers Film Festival is an intelligent independent filmmaker’s preferred event to create, unite, and showcase the finest artistic cinematic works. The Fort Myers Film Festival is known for world-class swagger and support of local filmmakers. The festival event offers “the most vibrant, intellectual, and edgy crowd to grace Lee County in decades.” The event has featured hundreds of local filmmakers and is a must attend for cineasts living in Lee, Collier and Charlotte counties who love indie film and film festivals. Thats right, Fort Myers has a film festival, so come out for the excitement!

Thursday, March 22nd, 2018

Check-in begins at 5:00 PM

Movie plays at 5:30 PM

Gauze: Unraveling Global Healthcare (26m, U.S.A.) * Directed by Suzanne Garber

Shorts- Juxtaposing the recent enactment and possible repeal of the Affordable Care Act with healthcare systems around the world where access, quality, and affordability are not necessarily dichotomous, the film explores and defines ‘best in health’ through in-depth interviews from hospital executives as well as commentary from American healthcare correspondents and experts.

The Maestro (96m U.S.A.) Directed byDavid Phillips

Features- After the Second World War, budding film composer Jerry Herst moves to Hollywood to study with infamous master teacher Mario CastelnuovoTedesco.

Friday, March 23rd, 2018

Check-in begins at 5:00 PM

Movie plays at 5:30 PM

Joerg Schmidt-Reitwein: Ways of Seeing (104m, Germany) Directed by Heiner Heinke

Documentaries – An intimate portrait of Werner Herzog´s camera-eye.

Saturday, March 24th, 2018

Check-in begins at 2:30 PM

Movie plays at 3:30 PM

**Museum Admission Included in Ticket Price**

Tickets are $10 after 5 p.m.

3 PM

Technicolour Daydream (90m, U.S.A.) Directed by Mitch Hudson

Full Length Features – When 12-year-old Clark finds out that his family is about to be uprooted from their house, he and his friends try to win a film contest to save his home.

5:30 PM

Lost Springs (40m, U.S.A.) Directed by Matt Keene

Documentaries – Experiencing a landscape scarred by government failure, an artist must come to grips with the impending loss of her subject matter: a collection of majestic freshwater springs exposed only for a short time before being smothered and forgotten beneath waters held back by an aging and purposeless dam.

Lumiére (17m) Directed by Tay Steele

Shorts -From Hawaii to Tahiti, Lumiére takes us behind the lens of North Shore photographer Amber Mozo, to find what the ocean gives to her inspite of what it took away.

7 PM

What is Classic Rock? (92m, Canada) Directed by Daniel Sarkissian

Directed by Daniel Sarkissian Documentaries An exploration of the evolution of the term classic rock, the influence the political landscape of the 60s/70s had on the music of the time (ex. The Vietnam War) & the changes in the music industry since the internet boom.

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Thursday Tickets

Check-in Begins at 5:00 PM

Movies begin at 5:30 PM and will play consecutively

Ticket price does not include museum admission

Friday Tickets

Check-in Begins at 5:00 PM

Movies begin at 5:30 PM and will play consecutively

Ticket price does not include museum admission

Saturday Tickets

Check-in Begins at 2:30 PM

Movies begin at 3:00 PM and will play consecutively

Ticket price includes museum admission