From Kanye West to Anne Klein: Top 5 Mavericks of Pop Culture
These are the people who both inspire and provoke. Without them our culture wouldn’t be the same.
-PJ Gach, sponsored by CINEQUEST FILM FESTIVAL
Silicon Valley innovators and film artists Halfdan Hussey and Kathleen Powell founded the Cinequest Film Festival around the theme Maverick because that spirit sums up both worlds: bold, innovative, original, pioneering and highly creative.
What’s a maverick? It’s someone who blazes his own path, someone who follows her own moral compass and by doing so opens creative possibilities for the rest of us. Mavericks change the landscape of popular culture simply by being themselves. Mavericks inspire, mavericks provoke – but most of all, they make us think.
In the spirit of Cinequest, here are five mavericks who have indelibly changed the landscape of popular culture and the way we view the world.
Next: Kanye West…