Sarasota, FL -- The Sarasota Film Festival invites guests to its Venice Kick-Off Reception.
The free event is on from 5:30 to 7 p.m. on Thursday at the Venice Art Center. Complimentary appetizers will be served and a cash bar will be provided by the Art Caffe.
Guests will have the opportunity to walk the red carpet for the 19th annual Festival. Once everyone is settled in the theater, the SFF program team will announce this year's highlight films and guests, share their secret favorites, and "gush parties not-to-be-missed."
The Festival officially begins on March 31, with the showing of a documentary, 'Take Every Wave: The Life of Laird Hamilton," at the Sarasota Opera House at 6 p.m.
Directions for the Venice Kick-Off this Thursday: 390 Nokomis Ave S, Venice, FL 34285