Hotel Rwanda Screenplay Writer to Speak at JSerra

Executive Producer and screenwriter Keir Pearson will be speaking to the JSerra film students on Friday, November 18.

Pearson having written the screenplay for the Oscar nominated 2005 film Hotel Rwanda. Pearson was also nominated for best screenplay by the American Screenwriters Association, BAFTA (the British version of the Academy) and the Writers Guild of America.

Pearson is currently in pre-production as an executive producer for a film about Cesar Chavez. Although the film does contain violence, he fought for a PG-13 rating so that the film would be accessible to teenagers.

Pearson will be in the JSerra Center Room November 18 at 10:45am.

If interested in attending, contact Paul Jenner at