An Emmy award nominated cinematographer, George Silano has made many one hour documentaries for television, including the highly regarding, The Soviet Woman, City of Ships, and CBS’ Hunger in America, which changed the way many Americans thought about poverty in their own country.
In addition, he was the director of photography on several feature films including The Last American Hero, starring Jeff Bridges, and was a cameraman on Taps, featuring Tom Cruise, Sean Penn, and George C. Scott. Working with the legendary producer, David Wolper, George filmed biographies of screen icons Bette Davis and Paul Newman.
Among his most significant assignments was being the only cameraman/director to have been invited into the home of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., where he recorded his most private thoughts and premonitions. Buried in the archives for forty years, Silano has rediscovered this film and has shown it to rave reviews.
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