A Laredo native does our city proud. Alfonso Gomez-Rejon scored big at this year's Sundance Festival. And wouldn't you know it, he gives a shoutout to Laredo filmmakers.
Director Alfonso Gomez-Rejon’s Me and Earl and the Dying Girl took home both the U.S. Dramatic Grand Jury Prize and the Audience Award at Saturday’s Sundance Film Festival awards ceremony in Park City, Utah. “I want to dedicate this to all the young filmmakers in my hometown of Laredo, Texas,” Alfonso Gomez-Rejon said onstage after receiving his award.