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Jay Leno

2023 Sarasota Film Festival Career Achievement Award Presented to Jay Leno

| Suncoast Post Staff |

On Tuesday, March 28th, the Sarasota Film Festival (SFF) honored Emmy Award-winning comedian and television host Jay Leno with the SFF Career Achievement Award.

Jay Leno

SFF President and Chairman of the Board Mark Famiglio presented Jay Leno with the award following his performance at Saraosta’s Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall in recognition of his illustrious career across television, comedy, and beyond spanning nearly half a century.  Congratulations to Jay and to the entire team at SFF for a wonderful festival.

About Sarasota Film Festival

Held annually in Sarasota, Florida, the Sarasota Film F estival emphasizes the best in cinema alongside exciting programs and events, with hundreds of films screened each year including features, documentaries, shorts, and kid-friendly picks. SFF brings the best new and established independent filmmakers to the Festival with local programs that showcase its idyllic community.

The Sarasota Film Festival is a 501©3 non-profit arts organization. It is the largest film fest in the Southeast, one of the largest in North America, and draws over 50,000 ticket holders annually. The festival regularly hosts industry attendees and media and has been covered by The New York Times, Variety, GQ, Entertainment Weekly, Vanity Fair, IndieWire, The Hollywood Reporter, USA Today, Rolling Stone, The New York Post, and The New York Daily News, among others. For more information, please visit: Sarasota Film Festival

All photos courtesy of Dylan Jon Wade Cox Photography

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