The Roskamp Institute is sponsoring a

special presentation

of the documentary film American Man

this Thursday night at the Sarasota Film Festival. 

Please plan to join us for the film

and discussion to follow.
The Sarasota Film Festival & The Roskamp

Institute Present
FILM 7:30 PM
Reception & Film: $75
Film Only: $12

The Sarasota Film Festival and The RoskampInstitute are pleased to present a special World Premiere screening of Jon Frankel's AMERICAN MAN as a benefit to support The Roskamp Institute's research and programs. Join us for this amazing film and a special reception honoring the Institute. Dr. Fiona Crawford, Associate Director of The Roskamp Institute, will moderate a post­screening discussion.
Kevin Turner was always good at football. After playing fullback for and graduating from the University of Alabama, he spent his career in the National Football League with the Philadelphia Eagles and the New England Patriots, laying vicious blocks on his opponents and playing the game with physical abandon. But after his career came to an end, Kevin developed ALS, a devastating disease of the brain that may have been caused by his participation in the game he loved. IN AMERICAN MAN, Jon Frankel provides a powerful portrait of an athlete whose diagnosis has inspired him to help in the quest to find answers about this mysterious disease.
Kevin Turner, Jon Frankel and NFL Guests In Attendance


The Sarasota Opera House

Thursday, April 19th, 2012

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