Click to purchase tickets to opening night movie “A Man and His Trumpet: The Leroy Jones Story” with red carpet rollout

The Black Tie Red Carpet Opening Night Gala will be celebrated with excitement and style April 10, 2019 at the Sidney & Berne Davis Art Center at 7 p.m. The opening night film “A Man and His Trumpet: The Leroy Jones Story,” directed by Cameron Washington will begin with the red carpet rolling out, paparazzi clicking and doors opening at 5 p.m. for drinks, mingling & musical entertainment with local and international filmmakers prior to the featured movie. Attending will be Mr. Washington and featured jazz trumpeter Leroy Jones. Tickets are $25 for movie only or $150 for movie and Red Carpet After Party which will inlude a fabulous full jazz concert featuring Mr. Jones and an after party including fully-stocked bar and a chance to meet with the stars of the evening’s film, other filmmakers and event VIPs. The event will provide the delicious culinary experience of G3 catering. The event will benefit the Raddatz Foundation and Florida Arts Inc. Watch last year’s video here video.php?v=10150579767950565. To buy tickets go to If you are looking for photos head to our Facebook page at
Then join us for all of the programming from April 11-14, 2019 at the Sidney & Berne Davis Art Center. Films are $10 the rest of the festival. Finish off the weeklong celebration on Sunday, April 14, 2019 with a champagne & dessert awards ceremony at the Broadway Palm Dinner Theatre. Tickets are only $15. Join all of the local and international filmmakers as we celebrate the winners of the Fort Myers Film Festival. Champagne and dessert will be shared, short award winning films will be played and toasts will be deservedly pronounced.


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