A Big Year for New York Member Jason DaSilva
In the wake of his first feature film, New York member Jason DaSilva, 35, has been lauded with superlatives and praise by some of the country’s most heralded voices. Among many favorable reviews for his documentary When I Walk, The New York Times applauded his “uncompromising intelligence” and the Hollywood Reporter cheered his “strength and reliance.”
His movie about his life with MS has won numerous awards at film festivals across the continent, including the Grand Jury Prize at the Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival and the Audience Award at the Vancouver International Film Festival. It was even selected to kickoff PBS’ POV series of documentaries, making its national television debut on June 23.