Martin Scorsese to be Honored at Santa Barbara International Film Festival

Posted on Dec 14 by SEASONS Magazine

We were so excited to hear that Academy Award-winning director, screenwriter, producer and film historian Martin Scorsese will be honored with the American Riviera Award, marking the first time the award has been bestowed on a director.

The Santa Barbara International Film Festival will present the award at the Arlington Theatre on January 30 to Scorsese, whose latest films, Hugo

and the HBO documentary George Harrison: Living in the Material World

were released to critical acclaim this fall,   for the Fest’s 27th edition, which runs January 26- February 5, 2012. The American Riviera Award is sponsored by Bridlewood Estate Winery.

“Honoring Scorsese has been a dream of SBIFF’s for many years,” says Fest Executive Director Roger Durling, “We’re thrilled that it’s happening during a year when this contemporary master of cinema is breaking new ground with Hugo.”




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