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11th Annual Fort Myers Film Festival Preview

The 11th annual Fort Myers Film Festival kicks off Wednesday, May 12 with four and a half days of local, regional, national and international film screenings, filmmaker discussions, VIP meet and greet opportunities, live music and an opening night red carpet gala. This year’s festival includes 60 films in categories including features, documentaries, shorts, short-shorts, strictly local, student and environment.

The festival takes place at multiple venues including the Sidney & Berne Davis Art Center, the Alliance for the Arts, the IMAG History and Science Center and a special outdoor screening event at the Edison and Ford Winter Estates.

We’ll get a preview with festival founder Eric Raddatz, and we’ll meet writer, producer, director and filmmaker Caytha Jentis. A screening of her indie comedy “Pooling in Paradise” will open the film festival.