New dates revealed for Florida Film Festival

Enzian Theater in Maitland. (File)

MAITLAND, Fla. – After being postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic, the Florida Film Festival announced new dates for the annual event.

What you need to know

  • Florida Film Festival gets new dates

  • The event now takes place from August 7-20

  • Festival was originally scheduled for April, but postponed

  • The full schedule and lineup will be released on July 15

The film festival, originally planned for April, now takes place from August 7-20 in the Enzian Theater.

“We are delighted to announce that we have been able to retain more than 90 percent of the original festival lineup,” said program director Matthew Curtis in a press release. “In addition, we can also bring in some excellent new movies that were previously unavailable in April.”

The full festival schedule and programming will be released on July 15, organizers said Wednesday. Virtual screenings are also being considered.

The Florida Film Festival is the only film festival in the state accredited as a qualifying festival for the Oscars in the short film categories: live action, animation and documentary.

Enzian, where the festival is held, has reopened to the public with a number of security measures and reduced capacity. The number of seats is limited during the festival.

Festival passes are available for purchase and can be purchased at Individual tickets go on sale when the full program schedule is announced.