Russell, De Niro, Lawrence honored at L.A., Italia festival

Film, fashion and art event also recognized Al Pacino

“Silver Linings Playbook” helmer David O. Russell was honored Sunday by the L.A., Italia Film, Fashion and Art festival. Fest also honored pic’s stars Jennifer Lawrence and Robert De Niro, with Harvey Weinstein accepting their awards at the Chinese Theater in Hollywood.

Al Pacino was also honored by the fest with the inaugural Jack Valenti Legend Award.

Fest is produced by founder Pascal Vicedomini and chaired by Rick Nicita, with producer Martha De Laurentiis serving as president and producer Mark Canton serving as honorary chair. Festival runs until Saturday.

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