May 26, 2011 / Filmwell
Kenji Koiso has his summer vacation all planned out: he and his friend Sakuma have …
November 23, 2009
I was happy to be part of the institution of a new annual award at the St. Louis International Film Festival called the Midrash St. Louis Film Award. Last night we went to the gala award ceremony and were happy to present a sizable cash prize to Chris Grega, director of the indomitable Game of the Year. It was nice to have something of such a high caliber on which to hang our hat this first go around, and there were some very gratifying murmurs of approval from the audience when we remarked during the presentation that this new jury is all about celebrating and supporting local filmmaking.