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 paysans were at this screening, please send photos to office@anarchistsconvent
This March, John and Maggie will be attending the 54th FICCI film festival in Colombia. The FICCI will be presenting a retrospective of ten John Sayles films, as well as a roundtable discussion with John on March 18th. From the press release: Two time, Oscar-nominated American actor, director and screenwriter John Sayles will be at the 54th FICCI along with the very best of his films and will be part of a roundtable discussion at Salón FICCI.
If Sayles’ films could be describ
John and Maggie have spent February in Hawaii, teaching master classes and doing Q&As at the University of Hawaii at Manoa (where John has been in residence as the 2014 Inouye Chair in Democratic Ideals). Now that their time on the islands is wrapping up, Maggie sends us this greeting, and an artist shout-out. Greeting from sunny Oahu!
I won’t rub it in just to say I am so happy to be away from snow.
We’d like to acknowledge Shepard Fairey and thank him for designing the John
John and Maggie will be spending most of the month of February at the University of Hawaii at Manoa. John will be in residency as the 2014 Inouye Chair in Democratic Ideals, and he and Maggie will both be giving master classes to students. In addition, the American Studies Department has been presenting John Sayles Film series, co-sponsored by the College of Arts & Humanities and the Academy for Creative Media. The film series will conclude on February 13th with a screening o
Amherst, MA \\ April 18 & 19 John and Maggie are truly all over the map this month! Before heading to Durham, North Carolina this weekend to receive the Duke University LEAF Award, they will spend tomorrow and Thursday in Amherst. On April 18th, John will visit the campus of Amherst College. In addition to speaking to classes, as he did at Connecticut College last week, there will be a reading of A Moment in the Sun with a Q&A and signing to follow at 8pm, in the Pruyne Lect