You will be redirected back to your article in seconds

Santa Barbara Film Fest honors Annette Bening

Thesp recognized with American Riviera award

The 26th Santa Barbara Film Festival will fete Annette Bening with the American Riviera Award.

Kudo was created to honor actors who have had a strong influence on American cinema. Bening, who has been Oscar-nommed three times, received the first Montecito Award from the fest in 2005 for career achievement.

She starred in “Mother and Child” and “The Kids Are All Right” this year.

Past recipients include Sandra Bullock, Mickey Rourke, Tommy Lee Jones, Forest Whitaker, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Kevin Bacon and Diane Lane.

The fest, running Jan. 27-Feb. 6, will recognize Bening on Jan. 28 at the Arlington Theater.

More Film

  • Assassination Nation Sundance

    Sundance Film Review: 'Assassination Nation'

    The 26th Santa Barbara Film Festival will fete Annette Bening with the American Riviera Award. Kudo was created to honor actors who have had a strong influence on American cinema. Bening, who has been Oscar-nommed three times, received the first Montecito Award from the fest in 2005 for career achievement. She starred in “Mother and […]

  • Netflix Execs Call Film Critics 'Disconnected'

    Netflix Execs Call Critics 'Disconnected' for Bashing 'Bright' Film

    The 26th Santa Barbara Film Festival will fete Annette Bening with the American Riviera Award. Kudo was created to honor actors who have had a strong influence on American cinema. Bening, who has been Oscar-nommed three times, received the first Montecito Award from the fest in 2005 for career achievement. She starred in “Mother and […]

  • Ryan Reynolds Detective Pikachu

    Ryan Reynolds Signs First-Look Deal at Fox With 'Clue' Movie in the Works

    The 26th Santa Barbara Film Festival will fete Annette Bening with the American Riviera Award. Kudo was created to honor actors who have had a strong influence on American cinema. Bening, who has been Oscar-nommed three times, received the first Montecito Award from the fest in 2005 for career achievement. She starred in “Mother and […]

  • Monsters and Men Sundance

    Sundance: Neon Buys Police Shooting Drama 'Monsters and Men'

    The 26th Santa Barbara Film Festival will fete Annette Bening with the American Riviera Award. Kudo was created to honor actors who have had a strong influence on American cinema. Bening, who has been Oscar-nommed three times, received the first Montecito Award from the fest in 2005 for career achievement. She starred in “Mother and […]

  • Idris Elba'Molly's Game' film premiere, Arrivals,

    Idris Elba Says the World Is Ready for a Female James Bond

    The 26th Santa Barbara Film Festival will fete Annette Bening with the American Riviera Award. Kudo was created to honor actors who have had a strong influence on American cinema. Bening, who has been Oscar-nommed three times, received the first Montecito Award from the fest in 2005 for career achievement. She starred in “Mother and […]

  • Incredibles 2

    'Incredibles 2': Pixar Reveals New Cast and Characters

    The 26th Santa Barbara Film Festival will fete Annette Bening with the American Riviera Award. Kudo was created to honor actors who have had a strong influence on American cinema. Bening, who has been Oscar-nommed three times, received the first Montecito Award from the fest in 2005 for career achievement. She starred in “Mother and […]

  • 'Maze Runner: The Death Cure' Tops

    'Maze Runner: The Death Cure' Dominates Social Media Buzz Ahead of Opening

    The 26th Santa Barbara Film Festival will fete Annette Bening with the American Riviera Award. Kudo was created to honor actors who have had a strong influence on American cinema. Bening, who has been Oscar-nommed three times, received the first Montecito Award from the fest in 2005 for career achievement. She starred in “Mother and […]

More From Our Brands

Access exclusive content