Halfdan Hussey, co-founder of Cinequest and executive producer, took an unusual, but now entirely understandable route into the world of film. Find out how gun shots motivated him to quit driving a taxi in the streets of New York, as we reveal the first “Question of the Day” with the head maverick himself.
The festival celebrates its 20th year in 2010, kicking off on February 23, just 28 days from today. It seems like just yesterday we were enjoying Kevin Pollack (tweeting with iPhone in hand), and Louis Gossett Jr. receiving Maverick Spirit awards downtown San Jose. Not only is the festival a boon for film makers and fans, but it also brings in $5 million in revenue to downtown San Jose businesses.