Syracuse International Film Festival

Sophia Award


Robert Milton Young, usually known as Robert M. Young, is an American multi-award-winning director, cinematographer, screenwriter, and producer. In 1985 he was a member of the jury at the 14th Moscow International Film Festival. He has frequently cast Edward James Olmos in his movies, directing him in Alambrista!, The Ballad of Gregorio Cortez, Saving Grace, Triumph of the Spirit, Talent for the Game, Roosters, Slave of Dreams and Caught. He produced Olmos’s directorial debut, American Me.