Sunday, 22 June 2014

LUMIERE AWARD TO BE BESTOWED UPON PEDRO ALMODOVAR


On the 17th of October, Pedro Almodovar will receive the 6th Lumiere Award from the Lumiere-Grand Lyon Festival. The fest, which is run by the Lumiere Institute's Bertrand Tavernier and the Cannes Film Festival's Thierry Fremaux, has previously awarded Clint Eastwood, Milos Forman, Gerard Depardieu, Ken Loach and Quentin Tarantino. Almodovar will also present a programme of films entitled 'Almodovar: Mi Historia del Cine', while tributes will run for Isabella Rossellini, Ted Kotcheff and Warren Lieberfarb.