Monday, February 13, 2012
Bring Sarasota Film Festival to Bradenton
The Sarasota Film Festival has always been sweet to Manatee County, but a real relationship has never blossomed. That could finally change this year.
At least that was how I left feeling after the festival held its first “town hall meeting” last week.
The magic moment came near the end, during the question-and-answer session. SFF Director Tom Hall was doing a great job of fielding silly questions about why tickets to the films couldn’t be free when a familiar voice came booming from the back of the packed room at Selby Library in Sarasota.
Mark Famiglio, president of SFF’s board of directors, spoke up about Bradenton.
Read more of my column that ran Sunday.http://www.bradenton.com/2012/02/12/3864778/bring-film-fest-to-bradenton.html