October 20, 2017
Lane Community College
Ragozzino Performance Hall
OSS agent Jim Thompson was rich. Following WWII he founded the “Thai Silk Company,” and disappeared about two decades later. Without a trace. His disappearance has never been solved, until now.
Admission to the premiere of the film at LCC is free and open to the public. First come, first seated.
The documentary “Who Killed Jim Thompson The Thai Silk King” reveals the story of his life, disappearance, and, 50-years later, what happened to him. Director Neil Hollander and Producer Barry Broman have solved the case and bring the facts forward when their film premiers at the Eugene International Film Festival screening at Lane Community College, 4000 E. 30th Ave. Hollander and Broman will be present for a Q & A following the screening.
Director Neil Hollander is an independent filmmaker living in Paris known for his ability to raise realistic budgets for his films. He has worked with Angelica Houston, Stacy Keach and other celebrities. His first film “The Last Sailors: The Final Days of Working Sail” was narrated by Orson Wells.
Producer Barry Broman is a highly regarded photographer and independent film producer now retired from the US Department of State. Much of his life was spent in Southeast Asia, becoming US Counselor of Embassy in Yangon, Maynmar by the end of his career.
October 20, 2017
11:00 AM to 12:30 PM
Visiting Artist Talk
Lane Community College, Building 17, Room 111
Neil Hollander and Barry Broman will present a “Visiting Artist Talk” for students and interested members of the community. Admission to the talk is free and open to the public. First come, first seated.