TARANTINO TO BE HONOURED WITH DOUGLAS EXCELLENCE AWARD
Posted 7:56pm 08/26/09
QUENTIN TARANTINO is to receive the 2009 Kirk Douglas Award for Excellence in Film at a pre-event for the 2010 Santa Barbara International Film Festival in California. Douglas has agreed to present the honour to the Inglourious Basterds director at a gala dinner on 22 October (09). Festival executive director Roger Durling says, "We are beyond excited to be able to honour a man who has turned filmmaking on its ear. He has forever changed the direction of American cinema." The 25th Santa Barbara International Film Festival will run from 4-14 February, 2010. (KL/WN/MJ) *WENN
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