Film Society to honor Keaton

Lincoln Center event will celebrate actress

Woody Allen, Steve Martin and Martin Short are among the thesps celebrating Diane Keaton at the 34th Annual Gala Tribute at Avery Fisher Hall at Lincoln Center on April 9.

Each year since 1972, when the Film Society kicked off the kudofest by celebrating Charlie Chaplin, the event has been feting major figures in the film industry.

Past honorees include Fred Astaire, Alfred Hitchcock, Federico Fellini, Bob Hope, Elizabeth Taylor, Bette Davis, James Stewart, Audrey Hepburn, Clint Eastwood, Sean Connery, Martin Scorsese, Michael Caine, Susan Sarandon, Jane Fonda, Mike Nichols, Robert Altman and Jessica Lange.

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