Sara Alfaro-Franco

About the Member:

Sara Alfaro-Franco became News Director for ACMi’s Arlington Public News (APN) in July 2012. For the previous two years she served as the ACMi Government Access Coordinator. Sara, an Arlington Studio and ACMi volunteer for a decade prior to her hiring, was involved in many productions during that time as producer, director, editor, camera operator, production assistant, crew member, and coffee fetcher. As a filmmaker, she has a passion for videography, oral history, involvement in her community, and opportunities for learning and teaching. At the ACMi Awards in June 2010, Sara garnered the highest producer award, Best Overall Producer. You can contact Sara at sara@acmi.tv.

Productions by this Member

Talk of the Town:  Dario Fiorentini

Talk of the Town: Dario Fiorentini

Join host James Milan as he interviews Dario Fiorentini; Thompson school’s new music teacher! Learn all about Dario as he lights on various topics such as “what makes a teacher valuable,” and “how to survive a winter storm when you live on a...
Justice in the Balance | Neil Osborne, Esq.

Justice in the Balance | Neil Osborne, Esq.

In this episode of Justice in the Balance, Neil Osborne from the Mystic Valley branch of the NAACP dissects the historical roots and contemporary effects of voter suppression among populations of color. He speaks to both the injustice inherent in this situation and...
Talk of the Town | Lt. Brendan Kiernan – Citizen Police Academy

Talk of the Town | Lt. Brendan Kiernan – Citizen Police Academy

Lt. Brendan Kiernan of the Arlington Police Department sits down with Host Ross Fodera to inform the community about the Citizen Police Academy, an 8-week program that teaches Arlington residents about the background and nitty-gritty details of being a police officer...
Talk of the Town | Michelle Lougee

Talk of the Town | Michelle Lougee

Talk of the Town welcomes Arlington Arts Commissioner Cecily Miller and Artist-in-Residence Michelle Lougee into the studio to discuss the public art installation Michelle will be bringing to the Minuteman bike path by next fall. They share the overarching vision of...
Talk of the Town | Dave Rogers Legislative Update November 2019

Talk of the Town | Dave Rogers Legislative Update November 2019

State Representative Dave Rogers pays his quarterly visit to Talk of the Town for a Legislative Update. He shares his excitement about the current state budget, which includes additional funding for Arlington. He explains why the newly-passed Student Opportunity Act...
Talk of the Town | Sean Garballey Legislature Update November 2019

Talk of the Town | Sean Garballey Legislature Update November 2019

State Representative Sean Garballey pays his quarterly visit to Talk of the Town for a Legislative Update. He has good news to share about the current budget, which includes additional funding for general and special education in Arlington. He also speaks candidly...
Driving Forces | GREY2K USA Worldwide

Driving Forces | GREY2K USA Worldwide

Christine Dorchak and Carey Theil run GREY2K USA WORLDWIDE, one of the biggest organizations trying to abolish greyhound racing across all 50 states and the world.  Their reach has extended from Arlington, Massachusetts to Florida and even overseas to China. They sat...