American Dreams…Stories of Immigration

Our Forum Partners METV have entered a new documentary into the 2017 Sarasota Film Festival about the history of immigration in the United States:


Manatee Educational Television (METV) and BTN Films are proud to announce that their new documentary, American Dreams…Stories of Immigration, has been selected as an Official Entry of the 2017 Sarasota Film Festival.

American Dreams will premier as part of the Sarasota Film Festival on April 9th at 6pm at the Hollywood 20 in Sarasota. Tickets can be obtained by either going on-line to (service fees apply), calling (941) 366-6200 or (866) 575-FILM (service fees apply), or going directly to the box office at the Hollywood 20 at 1900 Main Street in Sarasota to purchase tickets.

American Dreams is an intimate documentary that discusses the history of our country’s immigration and examines the driving forces of fear, poverty and persecution that make men and women risk everything to come to America. The one common thread in all stories of immigration is … hope.

American Dreams is the latest documentary produced by the award-winning collaboration of METV and the team of Charles Williams and Durand Adams of BTN Films. METV and BTN have collaborated on a series of thought-provoking documentaries including:

On Any Given Monday-(an examination of the jury system)

Through the Tunnel-(the last year of segregation and the first year of integration in Manatee County)

The Enduring Beauty of Memory (about the intricacies and beauty of memory) and

A Way Out-(the darkness of domestic violence)

Join us for the world premiere of American Dreams … Stories of Immigration, on April 9th at 6pm at the Hollywood 20 in Sarasota. Reserve your tickets today. Seating is limited.

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