Film director Randal Kleiser, left, writer-producer of the surfing classic "North Shore," with actor Gary Busey ("The Buddy Holly Story"), right, present the Spotlight Award to John Milius ("Conan the Barbarian," "Red Dawn"), during Surf Nite in SLO at the San Luis Obispo International Film Festival on Thursday at the Fremont Theatre. Milius wrote and directed the classic surf movie "Big Wednesday."
Film director Randal Kleiser, left, writer-producer of the surfing classic "North Shore," with actor Gary Busey ("The Buddy Holly Story"), right, present the Spotlight Award to John Milius ("Conan the Barbarian," "Red Dawn"), during Surf Nite in SLO at the San Luis Obispo International Film Festival on Thursday at the Fremont Theatre. Milius wrote and directed the classic surf movie "Big Wednesday." jjohnston@thetribunenews.com
Film director Randal Kleiser, left, writer-producer of the surfing classic "North Shore," with actor Gary Busey ("The Buddy Holly Story"), right, present the Spotlight Award to John Milius ("Conan the Barbarian," "Red Dawn"), during Surf Nite in SLO at the San Luis Obispo International Film Festival on Thursday at the Fremont Theatre. Milius wrote and directed the classic surf movie "Big Wednesday." jjohnston@thetribunenews.com

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