DGA Hosts Panel Celebrating the Life & Career of Jonathan Demme

Last Friday, John Sayles joined actors, producers and directors alike to celebrate the life and work of Jonathan Demme. Demme was most known for his work in THE SILENCE OF THE LAMBS, RACHEL GETTING MARRIED, PHILADELPHIA, and ADAPTATION. He won an Oscar in 1992 for Best Director for “Silence of the Lambs,” and was nominated for a Golden Globe that same year. The DGA Theater in New York hosted a tribute to... read more

John Sayles Film Festival at the Guilford Free Library

  Monday, December 11th will kick off the John Sayles Film Festival, held in our own town at our own great Guilford Free Library. The festival will be part of their Monday Night Movies series. SILVER CITY will be screened December 11th at 6:30pm SUNSHINE STATE will be screened December 18th at 6:30pm See you there!     The program is free and open to all.  To register for SILVER CITY, click... read more

AMIGO screening in Erbil, Kurdistan

  On October 20, 2017, the Embassy of the Philippines in Baghdad hosted a screening of AMIGO in Erbil, Kurdistan. Over 150 Filipinos attended the event. Erbil, Kurdistan is home to the majority of the 4,000 Filipinos living in Iraq. The screening was a part of the concerted efforts of Embassy of the Philippines to screen Filipino films and other films related to the Philippines. If you or any of your... read more

SUNSHINE STATE at Rendezvous Film Festival This Week

John Sayles and Maggie Renzi are returning to Amelia Island for the Rendezvous Film Festival! Join us for a special screening of SUNSHINE STATE on Friday, November 17, 2017. Q&A to follow. Rendezvous Film Festival  is celebrating 10 years of success by screening 54 films from 14 countries, as well as offering film workshops, music videos, and a virtual reality experience. Friday’s screening will... read more

John Sayles & Maggie Renzi Honored with Lifetime Achievement Award

Come join John Sayles and Maggie Renzi in Santa Fe this week! These creative masterminds, who pioneered this generation’s unforgettable independent films, will be honored with the Lifetime Achievement Award at the 9th Annual Santa Fe Independent Film Festival on Oct. 20. Here, they will introduce their film “Lone Star” at the Lensic Performing Arts Center on Oct. 30 at 6:30 pm. “Lone Star” is a... read more

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