HONORARY AWARD RECIPIENTS, CLOSING NIGHT FILM & TRIBUTE SCREENING

19TH ANNUAL WOODSTOCK FILM FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES

HONORARY AWARD RECIPIENTS, CLOSING NIGHT FILM & TRIBUTE SCREENING

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 Photo: Marc Grob

Photo: Marc Grob

WOODSTOCK, NY (August 21, 2018) - The Woodstock Film Festival is thrilled to announce its 2018 top honorary award recipients: Tony®, Emmy®, and Grammy® winning and Oscar® nominated filmmaker, Julie Taymor will receive the honorary Maverick Award at the 19th annual Woodstock Film Festival. Oscar® nominated and Emmy® award-winning director

Matthew Heineman will receive the Filmmaker Award of Distinction during that same time. The Maverick Awards ceremony takes place on Saturday, October 13, 2018 at Backstage Studio Productions in Kingston, NY.

Additionally, Heineman's feature narrative debut, A PRIVATE WAR, starring Rosamund Pike, Jamie Dornan and Stanley Tucci will close the film festival on the evening of Sunday, October 14th and Taymor's globally renowned ACROSS THE UNIVERSE will have a special tribute screening on the morning of October 14th. Both films will be followed by Q&As. 

The 19th annual Woodstock Film Festival takes place from October 10-14, 2018. 

 

Read full release: http://woodstockfilmfestival.org/2018-maverick-award