Film Society to present 40th annual award this spring
producer and actor. She scored a lead actress Oscar for “Funny Girl,” her 1968 movie debut, and later took home the original song trophy for “A Star in Born” in 1976. Along with “Yentl,” she also helmed “The Prince of Tides” and “The Mirror has Two Faces,” and as an actress she’s starred in movies including “Hello Dolly,” “On a Clear Day You Can See Forever” and, most recently, “The Guilt Trip.” Prior editions of the Chaplin award have gone to Alfred Hitchcock, Billy Wilder, Meryl Streep and, most recently, Catherine Deneuve. Awards gala in Gotham will include celebs honoring Streisand as well as movie and interview clips leading up to the presentation of the kudo. Event is set for April 22 at Lincoln Center.