Screening of FROZEN RIVER
Award ceremony and Q&A with Melissa Leo
Spend an unforgettable evening with the celebrated actor Melissa Leo. A screening of her Academy Award® nominated performance in Frozen River will be followed by a ceremony for the Sierra Spirit Award, honoring her bold and fiercely independent acting career and the consistently outstanding quality of her work, and an on-stage conversation.
Melissa Leo's rich and varied filmography includes an Academy Award®, a Golden Globe Award, a Screen Actors Guild (SAG) Award® and a Broadcast Film Critics Association Award for her tour de force performance in The Fighter. She also received Oscar® and SAG Award® nominations for her starring role in Frozen River, for which she won an Independent Spirit Award for Best Female Lead and a Spotlight Award from the National Board of Review, among countless other accolades. Leo also shared a Best Ensemble acting award from the Phoenix Film Critics Society for her outstanding work in 21 Grams, opposite Benicio del Toro and Sean Penn. She currently stars as Goldie in the Showtime series I’m Dying up Here, executive-produced by Jim Carrey.
Date: Saturday, May 26
Time: 8 pm
Location: US Forest Service