BAFTA fetes helmer-lenser Green

Oscar winner honored for outstanding contribution to world cinema

LONDON — Veteran British director and cinematographer Guy Green has received a special award from the British Academy of Film & Television Arts for his outstanding contribution to world cinema.

Green, who was the first British cinematographer to win an Oscar, in 1948 for David Lean’s “Great Expectations,” received the award at a gala celebration Tuesday in London.

Those attending included Richard Attenborough, Lewis Gilbert, Judi Dench and John Mills.

Green’s credits as a director include “A Patch of Blue,” which earned five Academy Award nominations, and one Oscar for Shelley Winters (supporting actress).

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