Karlovy Vary Festival to Honor Tim Robbins

Prague Morning

Oscar-winning actor, director, screenwriter, producer and musician Tim Robbins is to be honored at the Karlovy Vary film festival.

The festival, which opens its 53rd edition later this month, will give him the event’s prestigious Crystal Globe for Outstanding Contribution to World Cinema.

Oscar-winner Robbins, known for a string of memorable performances including in Mystic River and The Shawshank Redemption and for directing movies including Dead Man Walking, will present two of his directorial efforts at the Czech festival: Bob Roberts and Cradle Will Rock. He will also appear on stage for a special concert performance with his band Tim Robbins And The Rogues Gallery Band.

Other prominent guests announced by the festival on Tuesday include American director and ex-member of British comedy troupe Monty Python, Terry Gilliam.

The festival’s Grand Jury will comprise director Mark Cousins, actor Zrinka Cvitešić, producer Marta Donzelli, author Zdeněk Holý and director Nanouk Leopold.

Author: red

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