SSIFF provides filmmakers and their audiences a unique, sophisticated and welcoming experience, featuring four full days of screenings, events and professional networking and development opportunities. We will make every effort to encourage and facilitate in-person dialog with our featured filmmakers, to provide audiences, artists, and industry professionals with meaningful opportunities to engage, interact, and network.
The Ocala Film Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to leading our community in creative and cultural discovery through the medium of motion pictures. We seek to engage and encourage independent artists from the United States and around the world and we strive to build a community among those artists and their audience. By increasing awareness, accessibility and appreciation within our community we endeavor to support the educational, cultural and economic well-being of our region.
Thursday, April 3, 2014
Downtown Dinner Tour and Opening Festivities and Screening
Our downtown eateries and retailers will be hosting an evening featuring eclectic food choices and unique beverages. Several blocks will lead you down a delectable path to the Historic Marion Theatre where you will be a part of opening the festival with a champagne toast and chocolate treats.
Our opening screening is the Digital Remasterd Creature from the Black Lagoon! This film will take you down memory lane to a different era of film-making while celebrating Marion counties history of filmography.
Friday, April 4, 2014
Downtown Art Walk and Pub Crawl
Open to the public/ non-ticketed
Fifteen city blocks come alive with open air spaces hosting visual and performing artists. Experience Ocala’s pool of creative talent while enjoying the ambiance of our historic downtown; it’s outstanding restaurants and boutique shops.
For your listening pleasure Tampa’s favorite jazz-funk band, Seratonic, will be performing on our downtown square. For later night libations join our local bars and nightclubs as they celebrate the creativity of our visiting filmmakers!
Saturday, April 5, 2014
SSIFF Awards Ceremony and Closing Festivities
7:30pm - 11pm
Please join us following our final screening to announce our inaugural festival award winners!
Congratulate, celebrate and join the paparazzi for photos with our filmmakers and their crews.
Sit down to a unique evening of food design and table décor… Dance the night away under the stars, with our stars of
the Silver Springs International Film Festival!
Sunday, April 6, 2014
Best of the Fest
All festival winners will be screened.
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