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Firm up your FMFF plans now


Tickets are on sale now for the 11th Annual Fort Myers Film Festival, which will be held at the historic Sidney & Berne Davis Art Center and other select venues May 12-16, 2021, including the Edison & Ford Winter Estates, Alliance for the Arts, IMAG History and Science Center and Laboratory Theater of Florida.

“We love when local media helps hone focus on specific films as they help us plan our week out a bit better,” notes Founder and FMFF Director Eric Raddatz. Here are a few great pieces in case you’ve missed them:

  • WGCU: 11th Annual Fort Myers Film Festival Preview aired on WGCU highlighting great insights on films screening with morning host John Davis, Caytha Jentis and Eric Raddatz. Listen in here.
  • THE NEWS-PRESS/NAPLES DAILY NEWS: Charles Runnells breaks down details on four films playing at this year’s Fort Myers Film Festival. Read up on his take here.
  • FLORIDA WEEKLY: Pick up Florida Weekly on stands in Fort Myers this whole week for your guide to the festival. Also check out Bob Massey’s story on what you can look forward to this year here.
  • HAPPENINGS: Jamie Kuser breaks down what you might enjoy in Happenings magazine here.
  • ABC: Amanda Lojewski sits down with Eric Raddatz to discuss plans for this year’s festival here.
  • FOX4: Tune in live tomorrow morning as FOX4’s Amy Wegmann gets the live shot of setup at the Sidney & Berne Davis Art Center.
  • ARTSWFL: It is possible that Tom Hall covers the festival the very best with over 60 stories on films, actors, producers for this year’s fest. Check them out here.

SCHEDULE BREAKDOWN FROM THE ROOF: Yes we are having the closing night party atop the Sidney & Berne Davis Art Center at Sidney’s. Here, Eric Raddatz breaks down the schedule, mostly because he is always asked what he recommends watching. Tune in here.

VIRTUAL Q&As: Many of the filmmakers coming in this week sat down with us in advance to talk about their projects. Head to our YouTube channel here to watch them while you plan out your fest.

FILMS: The official films selected for the 2021 Fort Myers Film Festival will be curated from all over the world and include movies in the categories of Features, Documentaries, Shorts, Short Shorts, Strictly Local, Student and Environment and will include 60 fresh international and independent films, with some throwback Florida films featuring cult classics and local filmmakers. Official selections for the 11th annual Fort Myers Film Festival to be held May 12-16, 2021 at the Sidney & Berne Davis Art Center unless otherwise noted. For a complete list of films, times and schedules for the May 12-16, 2021 festival head here.

  • WHAT: The 11th annual Fort Myers Film Festival
  • WHEN: May 12-16, 2021
  • WHERE: Sidney & Berne Davis Art Center located at 2301 First Street, Fort Myers, FL 33901; Some screenings to take place at Alliance for the Arts, Lab Theater, IMAG and Edison & Ford Winter Estates
  • TICKETS & INFO: Opening night film is $15 general admission or $100 VIP party; Tickets for all other films are $10. Some day passes will be offered for $20. Virtual access to intimate Q&As with filmmakers and some short films will be free. For tickets and more information head here. VIP memberships are still available for $295, granting access to all private and public parties, panels and screenings. For VIP memberships head here.

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