Arts & Culture

Visitors and newcomers to Ocala/Marion County will be delighted to discover an exciting variety of entertainment, a vibrant arts community and a deep respect for our unique cultural heritage. From a symphony under the stars to theater productions and local museums, there is no shortage of cultural venues at which to spend the day or evening.

Silver Springs Film Festival

SSIFF provides filmmakers and their audiences a unique, sophisticated and welcoming experience, featuring four full days of screenings, events and professional networking and development opportunities. They make every effort to encourage and facilitate in-person dialog with our featured filmmakers, to provide audiences, artists, and industry professionals with meaningful opportunities to engage, interact, and network.

The Ocala Film Foundation (OFF) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to leading our community in creative and cultural discovery through the medium of motion pictures.  By bringing you projects such as the Silver Springs International FIlm Festival, they seek to engage and encourage independent artists from the United States and around the world, and they strive to build a community among those artists and their audience.  By increasing awareness, accessibility and appreciation within our community they endeavor to support the educational, cultural and economic well-being of our region.