Explore the captivating world of independent film at the T.G.I.M. Indie Film Series on Monday, February 5, 2024, hosted at the prestigious Sidney & Berne Davis Art Center in downtown Fort Myers. Doors swing open at 6:30 p.m., with the cinematic showcase commencing at 7 p.m. Attendees, including local celebrity judges, will immerse themselves in thought-provoking short indie films and have the unique opportunity to share their insights. The Sidney & Berne Davis Art Center is located at 2301 First Street in the historic downtown Fort Myers River District.

Hosted by the dynamic duo, Eric Raddatz and co-host Melissa DeHaven, the T.G.I.M. series unfolds every first Monday of the month through March. Attendees can expect lively discussions, intriguing interviews, and even musical acts. The admission fee is $10 for adults and $8 for students and seniors.

This month’s T.G.I.M. edition brings an extra dose of excitement as attendees will witness the world premiere of the trailer for Dreamtime Entertainment’s “Curveballs.” This film, capturing the spirit of America’s only amputee baseball team, is being shot right here in Southwest Florida and is scheduled for release at the end of 2024. Meet and greet the film’s participants during the event and afterparty. 

Details for upcoming T.G.I.M. shows are as follows (subject to change):


Hosted by Eric Raddatz with co-host Melissa DeHaven and guest celebrity judges Molly Rowan Deckart, Noelle Casagrande, and Steven Ceracche.



Hosted by Eric Raddatz with co-host Melissa DeHaven and guest celebrity judges Justin Verely, Mark Krzos, and Mark Anthony DelNegro.


Looking ahead, mark your calendars for the annual Fort Myers Film Festival set for May 22-26, 2024. The Sidney & Berne Davis Art Center and various venues around town will host screenings, panels, and gatherings. 

For tickets and additional information, please contact 239-333-1933 or visit sbdac.com..


About the Sidney & Berne Davis Art Center: Founded in 1997 by Jim Griffith as Florida Arts, Inc., a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, the Sidney & Berne Davis Art Center provides programming to Southwest Florida, which includes concerts, theatrical performances, art exhibits, dance, independent film, cotillion, and arts education. The Art Center regularly recruits award-winning artists who have performed worldwide at such prestigious venues as Carnegie Hall and Lincoln Center. Its mission is to nurture innovation and excellence in the visual and performing arts through these events and community outreach programs.