Matthew Modine is a familiar face on the silver screen.

He is known for his roles in "Full Metal Jacket," "Birdy" and more recently, "Stranger Things" and Universal's "Oppenheimer."

On Sunday night, Modine received the Maverick Spirit Award at the Cinequest Film Festival in San Jose.

NBC Bay Area's Emma Goss spoke with Modine about the roles that have meant the most to him and his latest indie film about to hit theaters.

Watch the full interview here