We recently learned that John has won the 2013 Lifetime Achievement PROGIE Award from The Progressive. John shares this award with co-winner Robert Redford. Also, we have a quick travel update from the FICCI film festival in Colombia.
The Australian literary phenomenon Women of Letters is bringing their incredible co-ed event PEOPLE OF LETTERS to New York for the very first time, with two events next week! We hope that as many of you as possible will be able to spend the evening in the company of some well-spoken writers and charming curators Marieke and Michaela.
This March, the FICCI in Colombia will be presenting a retrospective of ten John Sayles films, as well as a roundtable discussion with John on March 18th.
We have had an update on the goings-on in Bohol, Philippines, from our friend Cooper Resabal: the former Baryo Living Museum has been relaunched as the Bol-anon Village Cultural Trails.
John and Maggie have spent February in Hawaii, teaching master classes and doing Q&As at the University of Hawaii at Manoa. Now that their time on the islands is wrapping up, Maggie sends us this greeting, and an artist shout-out to Shepard Fairey.