Monday, April 22, 2013

Barbra Streisand receives Chaplin Award at Lincoln Center, NYC

NYC 4-22-13: FILM SOCIETY OF LINCOLN CENTER ANNOUNCES BARBRA STREISAND AS RECIPIENT OF THE 40TH ANNUAL CHAPLIN AWARD


The Film Society’s Annual Gala began in 1972 and honored Charles Chaplin – who returned to the US from exile to accept the commendation. Since then, the award has been renamed for Chaplin, and has honored many of the film industry’s most notable talents, including Alfred Hitchcock, Billy Wilder, Laurence Olivier, Federico Fellini, Elizabeth Taylor, Bette Davis, James Stewart, Robert Altman, Martin Scorsese, Diane Keaton, Meryl Streep, Tom Hanks, Michael Douglas, Sidney Poitier, and last year, Catherine Deneuve.

"Barbra Streisand is an American icon whose groundbreaking work significantly opened the doors for other female filmmakers.  She has been an inspiration to me and so many of my peers," said FSLC Executive Director Rose Kuo.  "She is the perfect recipient for our 40th anniversary because, like our award's namesake, she is a world class, multi-faceted film artist."

The only artist ever to receive an Academy Award, Tony, Emmy, Grammy, Directors Guild of America, Golden Globe, National Medal of Arts and Peabody Awards and France’s Legion d’honneur as well as the American Film Institute’s Lifetime Achievement Award, Streisand is also the first female film director to receive the Kennedy Center Honors.
All Photos © Derek Storm








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