800 Aurora Street
Houston, TX 77009
7:00 p.m. Friday, Sept. 20, 2013
14 Pews presents Don’t Stop Believin’: Everyman’s Journey.THE FILM: Don’t Stop Believin’: Everyman’s Journey follows the real life rock ‘n’ roll fairy tale of Filipino Arnel Pineda, who was plucked from YouTube to become the front man for iconic American rock band Journey. In this Cinderella story for the ages, Arnel, having overcome a lifetime’s worth of hardships, must now navigate the immense pressures of replacing a legendary singer and leading a world-renowned band on their most extensive world tour in years.THE BAND: JOURNEY is one of the most popular American rock bands of all time, creating some of the best-known songs in modern music. They have continued to tour and record into the 21st century, and have never stopped creating vital music. Since the group’s formation in 1973, the band has earned 19 Top 40 singles and 25 Gold and Platinum albums.The band’s Greatest Hits album is certified 15 times Platinum, bringing Journey into the elite club of Diamond-certified album-holders. Journey is re-energized with the line-up of Neal Schon (guitars, backing vocals), Jonathan Cain (keyboards, backing vocals), Ross Valory (bass, backing vocals), Deen Castronovo (drums, percussion, backing vocals), and Arnel Pineda (lead vocals).THE FILMMAKER: Ramona Diaz is a filmmaker whose credits include SPIRITS RISING, an hour-long documentary about women’s roles in the 1986 People Power revolution in the Philippines. SPIRITS RISING received a Student Academy Award, the Ida Lupino Director's Guild of America Award, a Golden Gate Award from the San Francisco International Film Festival, and a Certificate of Merit from the International Documentary Association. SPIRITS RISING has been screened internationally and has been broadcast on public television stations in the United States and Australia.