Nick Jonas, Matt Walsh, Brittany Snow, Elizabeth Shue - The Good Half
Nick Jonas, Matt Walsh, Brittany Snow, Elizabeth Shue - The Good Half
Fort Lauderdale Int'l Film Festival Opens Nov 3
(released 10/24/2023)

38th Annual Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival will roll out the red carpet November 3 - 16, 2023. Screenings throughout the festival take place at Savor Cinema in Fort Lauderdale, Cinema Paradiso Hollywood, NSU Art Museum, Lauderdhill Performing Arts Center, Gateway Theatre, AutoNation IMAX and Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino.

Opening Night, Friday, November 3rd will feature The Good Half, directed by Robert Schwartzman, who will be joined on the red carpet by Brittany Snow, David Arquette, Matt Walsh and Alexandra Shipp, who appear in the film. Following the film, guests will enjoy a lavish party filled with epicurean delights, open bar and entertainment at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel.

The Senior is the Centerpiece film directed by Rod Lurie and stars Emmy and Golden Globe-winning actor Michael Chiklis, both of whom will be in attendance. Mike and Eileen Flynt, the subjects of the film, will also be attending. A lively party will follow the film on Thursday, November 9th.

The following awards presentations are also on the schedule: 

Robert Schwartzman - Renaissance Award, Nov 3
David Arquette, Matt Walsh and Brittany Snow will each receive - Career Achievement Award, Nov 4
Alexandra Shipp - Star on the Horizon Award, Nov 4
Charles Martin Smith - Lifetime Achievement Award, Nov 4 at THIS TIME screening
Michael Chiklis - Career Achievement Award, Nov 4 prior to the screening of THE SENIOR

Filmed in Broward will showcase 21 films by South Florida filmmakers all filmed in Broward County.

For a complete schedule of the festival's films and special events, information on tickets, membership and sponsorship opportunities, visit or call (954) 525-FILM.

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