Documentaries Feature Circus Life at Sarasota Film Festival
"World Circus" includes Ringling Bros. Circus history while "Character Face" focuses on Venice Arena and Clown College.
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Character Face-A Clown College Fantasy
Director Nic Beery and former Ringling Clown College graduate Nancy Osborn Berma revisits the former Clown College and Venice Arena in the short film "Character Face-A Clown College Fantasy."
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By Charles Schelle
April 10, 2013
Two films featured at the Sarasota Film Festival this week are better to be shown under the big top.
World Circus and a Venice-made short Character Face—A Clown College Fantasy will show at the Sarasota Film Festival at 6:15 p.m. Saturday, April 13 and 8:30 p.m. Sunday, April 14 at the Regal Cinemas Hollywood 20. The nine-minute Character Face short will play before World Circus at each showing. Tickets cost $12.50, which includes both pieces.