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Mumbai Film Fest’s Lifetime Achievement award to Costa-Gavras, Kamal Haasan

11 September 2013 4:27 AM, PDT | | See recent news »


The 15th Mumbai Film Festival will bestow its Lifetime Achievement award on French filmmaker Costa-Gavras and actor Kamal Haasan.

Gavras is best known for his political thrillers, such as the Best Foreign Language Oscar-winner Z (1969); Missing (1982), for which Gavras won the Best Writing (Adapted Screenplay) Oscar; The Little Apocalypse (1993) and Amen (2002).

The Greek-born Gavras has also been conferred with the title of French Knighthood. Since 2007, he has also been serving as the President of Cinémathèque Française, one of the world’s largest film archives.

“We are honored to confer the Lifetime Achievement Award to Costa-Gavras. His films have been loved and celebrated by millions of cinema lovers worldwide. We are humbled that he has agreed to receive this award,” said Shyam Benegal, Chairman, Mumbai Academy of Moving Image (Mami).

Festival Director Srinivasan Narayanan said: “When I think of Costa-Gavras, I am overwhelmed by the elegant, humanist films he has bequeathed to humanity, »

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