|Jennifer Lawrence and Bradley Cooper in "Silver Linings Playbook." (The Weinstein Co.)|
The Sarasota Film Society 23rd annual Cine-World Film Festival features pictures from around the globe including opening night film “Quartet,” by director Dustin Hoffman and starring Maggie Smith, Billy Connolly and Michael Gambon.
Other spotlight titles include David O. Russell's "Silver Lings Playbook," Edward Burn's "The Fitzgerald Family Christmas," Steve James’ "Head Games" and Michael Haneke's "Amour," Austria’s official submission to the 2013 Academy Awards for Best Foreign Language Film.
“This is easily one the strongest lineups Cine-World has seen in its 23-year history,” said Michael Kayatta, artistic director for Sarasota Film Society, in a statement issued today. “We can’t wait for people to see what we’ve brought to Sarasota.”
The 2012 Cine-World Film Festival is Nov. 9-18. Screenings will be held primarily at Burns Court Cinemas in downtown Sarasota with special shows at Lakewood Ranch Cinemas. Festival passes will be available for members of Sarasota Film Society online Oct. 24. Advance passes will be available to the public beginning Oct. 29. Individual tickets will become available Nov. 2. All passes and films can be purchased online at www.filmsociety.org.