Mark Famiglio talks 20 years of Sarasota Film Festival, plus don't-miss screenings and events

Apr 13, 2018 451


Sarasota Film Festival president Mark Famiglio remembers going to the movie theater as a child. It was a cool respite from the noon-day sun where he and his friends could pay a dime, get some popcorn or ice cream and enjoy themselves.

They might see a Fred MacMurray movie or a musical. Later, he was drawn to director Francis Ford Coppola, partly because of his Italian heritage. But it wasn't until he got involved in the Sarasota Film Festival that he was completely drawn into the world of film.

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