A screening of John Sayles’ “Amigo” followed by a forum with the filmmaker with Vina Lanzona and Vernadette Gonzalez from the Center for Philippine Studies at UHM.
Sayles is an award-winning director, writer, actor and author. He is credited with writing and editing most of his projects, including his latest film, Go For Sisters, and his recent historical novel, A Moment In The Sun. Sayles supports his directing career as a “writer for hire” in Hollywood. His book Thinking In Pictures: The Making Of The Movie Matewan, is still taught in film classes. He wrote and directed several films that have been nominated for Academy Awards, including Lone Star and Passion Fish. Sayles also directed three music videos for Bruce Springsteen’s Born in the USA, I’m on Fire, and Glory Days.
February 16, 2014 / 3:30pm